NCAA Basketball Tournament Odds: First Round Spreads, Totals And Moneylines

Posted By Matt Burke on March 17, 2021 - Last Updated on March 19, 2021

Odds are displayed for each game in the bracket above. Click on any of the matchups for a full betting preview of that particular game.

The wait is over! Seven hundred and six days after the last NCAA men’s basketball tournament game was played, a new March Madness field is set.

Gonzaga is the top overall seed in this year’s Big Dance and is at the top of the West Region bracket. Here, we’ll examine the entire 68-team field, the First Four game matchups, and provide updated NCAA tournament betting lines for all first round games.

The first full day of March Madness will take place on Friday, March 19. First round games will also be played on Saturday, March 20 and second round games will take place on Sunday, March 20 and Monday, March 21.

DraftKings NCAA Tournament Survivor Pool

Sportsbooks will be rolling out an endless stream of promos, odds boosts and pools over the next few days in conjunction with the start of March Madness.

DraftKings Sportsbook has already made its free March Mania Survivor Pool available to new and existing users. The prize pool is worth $1 million and you’ll get a shot at $10,000 with every NCAA tournament upset you pick.

To participate in the Free Survivor Pool, go here to sign up at DraftKings Sportsbook.

First round odds

National Championship odds

Here are the latest NCAA basketball futures from the top US sportsbooks.

View more odds at DraftKings Sportsbook, FanDuel Sportsbook and BetMGM.

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Matt Burke is the Sports Editor and Head of Evergreen/SEO Content at He is the Founder and former Editor-in-Chief of MetroBet, a digital and print sports betting platform, and was the Executive Sports Editor at Metro US Newspapers (New York, Philadelphia, Boston) from 2014-2020. Matt has covered Super Bowls and Final Fours, and his work has appeared for Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports, the Eagle Tribune, Gloucester Daily Times and Newburyport Daily News. Matt is a graduate of the University of Connecticut.

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