Everything Sports Fans Should Know About March Madness

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Following the thrills and spills of the recent NBA All-Stars match that was played this winter, interest in professional basketball is at an all-time high. The win for LeBron James and his team has helped sell the NBA to a new audience with millions of followers in the United States and Canada bolstered by international basketball fans.

The NBA is as popular in England as it is in New England. March Madness causes as much excitement in Scotland as it does in Nova Scotia. A love for the NBA unites people from all walks of life and every corner of the globe.

Attentions now turn to the upcoming March Madness tournament that sees the best college basketball teams face off in a tense straight elimination format. The fixtures come thick and fast with the best players barely getting time to catch their breath after one big win before jumping into the next do or die clash.

The fast-paced nature of the play is just one of the reasons why March Madness betting is so popular with gamblers making their predictions on the outright winner of the trophy, the two teams they expect to contest the final and the most valuable player of 2022. The leading betting apps offer a long list of markets and specials on each fixture. These include the match winner, total points, handicap and number of three-pointers scored.

Watching the NBA All-Stars

Whether you are a seasoned pro with a long history of following March Madness or perhaps this is your first year and after watching the NBA All-Stars game you are keen for another basketball fix. The All-Stars game showcases the best talent today’s players have to offer while March Madness gives us a taste of what’s to come, the stars of tomorrow and the names to look out for.

In this article, we will provide you with all the information needed to follow March Madness and place a bet on the outcome. In addition, we fill you in on the schedule, past winners and how you can get a free bet at the leading bookies.

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Dates for your diary

March Madness is back on our screens and that’s a reason to celebrate. Following the damage inflicted by the pandemic, the tournament and its standing in world sport are back to full health. The world will be on the United States to see if the play will match the levels seen pre-Covid or if seasons without fans in attendance and other restrictions have taken their toll. It’s now up to the player, coaches, fans and organizers to put on a show. March Madness 2022 will show college basketball and sport in the United States are firing on all cylinders.

The basketball games will begin on Tuesday, March 15th. The opening exchanges, including all the build-up to the first game, will be shown live on television and live streaming apps. Major broadcasters across the United States will screen the matches and the viewing rights will be sold to Europe and worldwide.

The deciding match will be played at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Monday, April 4th. What lies between those dates will show exactly why this competition is referred to as March Madness. You’ll soon be caught up in the drama of it all. You can bet on the winner of the first match, stick to the games featuring your favorite teams. Or, you could add a few selections to your bet slip and create a parlay style bet.

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The Baylor Bears caused an upset last season when winning March Madness, collecting their first title in the process. Will the Bears be back for more of the same, putting on a show and using their experience to make it two in a row? Or will we see a new champion?

You can make your predictions and place bets on March Madness 2022.

The leading bookies will even give you a free bet on the play when you create an account. Visit the homepage of your chosen sportsbook, click join then fill in the registration form. When you make your first deposit and place a bet you will receive your free bet