How to Bet on the NCAA Tournament: Start with the Conference Tournaments

Any college basketball handicapper that wants to have success in the NCAA Tournament realizes that they have to start studying early if they want to have any success. It all starts with studying each and every team that could potentially enter the big dance. Although this could be a daunting task, the more teams that a handicapper knows, the better that they will do.

One way that a successful college basketball handicapper can get in some good practice is by handicapping and wagering on the upcoming college basketball conference championships. These tournaments will showcase all of the teams fighting to get in the dance from the pretenders to the contenders and will give the handicapper a good idea of how teams will perform under pressure.

Here is a look at some of the upcoming tournaments:

Conference Site Dates

AAC Memphis, Tenn. March 12-15

ACC Greensboro, N.C. March 13-16

America East Albany, N.Y. March 8-9, 15

Atlantic 10 Brooklyn, N.Y. March 12-16

Atlantic Sun Campus March 4-9

Big East New York, N.Y. March 12-15

Big Sky Campus March 13-15

Big South Conway, SC March 5, 7-9

Big Ten Indianapolis, Ind. March 13-16

Big 12 Kansas City, Mo. March 12-15

Big West Anaheim, Calif. March 13-15

Colonial Baltimore, Md. March 7-10

Conference USA El Paso, Texas March 11-15

Horizon Campus March 4-11

Ivy No tournament No tournament

MAAC Springfield, Mass. March 6-10

MAC Campus March 10-15

MEAC Norfolk, Va. March 10-15

MVC St. Louis, Mo. March 6-9

Mountain West Las Vegas, Nev. March 12-15

Northeast Campus March 5-11

Ohio Valley Nashville, Tenn. March 5-8

Pac 12 Las Vegas, Nev. March 12-15

Patriot Campus March 3-12

SEC Atlanta, Ga. March 12-16

Southland Katy, Texas March 13-15

Summit Sioux Falls, S.D. March 13-15

Sun Belt New Orleans, La. March 13-16

SWAC Houston, Texas March 11-15

WAC Las Vegas, Nev. March 13-15

West Coast Las Vegas, Nev. March 6-11

This schedule should be something that every college handicapper knows. Most often than not, the hot teams in the end of March will do very well heading into the tournament. Watching and wagering on some of these high profile tournaments could unveil some new information to include strengths and weaknesses of good teams.

Good teams will be vying for the top seeds during March Madness and other lower tier teams will be fighting for their spot in the big dance. Getting a good view of the conference tournaments will also reveal matchup problems and difficulties for some of the top teams in college hoops. If you want to win money and wagers on the NCAA tournament then now is the time to start handicapping the conference tournaments.

Cole Ryan

Cole Ryan

Cole started off as a part time handicapper and a full time computer programmer. After developing a computer program that consistently provided winners in NFL, NBA, MLB, and college sports Cole went into full time handicapping. The computer program and his knack for winners made him a rising star in the handicapping world. His complex computer program based on algorithms and analytical calculations have led to a 60% ATS rate.