March Madness Final Four Promotions You Can Still Take Advantage Of

Posted on April 1, 2021

The NCAA men’s basketball Final Four is finally here, and so is Final Four betting in Tennessee.

First, the Houston Cougars face off against the Baylor Bears, then the Gonzaga Bulldogs go head to head with the UCLA Bruins.

We’re rounding up sportsbook promos and odds to gear you up for Saturday’s back-to-back NCAA games at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Houston Vs. Baylor odds

Tennessee sportsbooks expect the day’s first Final Four game to be a close matchup, with a five-point spread between the two teams.

Prime moneyline odds position Baylor at -215 on FanDuel, while Houston sits at +185 on DraftKings.

Most Volunteer State sportsbooks set the over/under at 135.5.

Gonzaga Vs. UCLA odds

Tennessee sportsbooks predict an easy cleanup for Gonzaga, placing a 14-point spread between them and UCLA.

As far as straight moneyline wagers go, BetMGM boasts the strongest underdog odds for UCLA at +825FanDuel offers the best odds on Gonzaga at -1100.

When looking for Gonzaga options, players can find better value in wagering by the half. At DraftKings, odds for the team to win the second half outright improve to -435.

Before the tournament began, UCLA was +4500 to win it all. Now, FanDuel odds situate the Bruins slightly lower, though the team still has the longest odds of winning the tournament:

  • Gonzaga -190
  • Baylor +260
  • Houston +800
  • UCLA +2700

DraftKings March Madness promos

New users: CBB Choose Your Boost

From now until the end of the tournament, new DraftKings users can bet $1 to win $100. After opting into the boost and depositing $5 or more into their account, users can use the boost to wager $1 on the moneyline of any upcoming NCAA Tournament event.

New users can also receive a 20% match bonus worth up to $1,000 on their first deposit.

Daily free-to-play pools

DraftKings has been running multiple free-to-play pools since the start of the tournament. The Coors Light March Hoops Challenge and the Cooper Tires March Mania Pick’Em are both running from now until tip-off on Saturday’s games.
Players can select the correct answer for both of these pools for a shot at the guaranteed $3,000 prize pools.

Fanduel’s March leaderboard

In FanDuel’s $50k March To The Top Leaderboard, players earn points for every winning wager of $10 or more placed on NCAA Tournament games. The longer the odds, the more potential points a bettor can earn.

Once the tournament concludes, the top 100 bettors with the most points will receive a site credit of up to $15,000 based on their final leaderboard ranking.

BetMGM parlay boost tokens

BegMGM is dishing out the assists with Parlay Boost Tokens. For the remainder of the tournament, players can use two 10% Parlay Boost Tokens every day of the tournament.

Additionally, by opting into the sportsbook’s Buzzer Beater Insurance, players can receive a stake of up to $20 back if their team loses at the buzzer.

William Hill new user bonus

The international sportsbook William Hill continues to welcome new bettors with a $2,021 risk-free bet. The promo, which began in mid-March when the operator launched in Tennessee, awards new users with a free bet if their first bet loses.

Action 24/7 deposit match

Since its license was reinstated last week, local sportsbook Action 24/7 has been offering to match deposits up to $800 for all first-time users.

Users can pair this with the Beat By The Buzzer promo and snag a 40% refund if your team loses by a buzzer beater.

To clarify, a buzzer beater is considered to be when a team loses the lead to the other team within the last two seconds of the game. Refunds are given at a maximum of $25 and are valid on a player’s first pre-game moneyline bet only.

Photo by Associated Press
Alec Cunningham Avatar
Written by
Alec Cunningham

As a college athlete, Alec Cunningham played Division II golf at Tusculum University. She graduated in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Professional Writing. She then returned to her love of written word in 2000 after working in the music industry as a concert promoter, tour manager and artist developer. As a journalist, she's covered a variety of topics and currently specializes in Tennessee online sports betting and Virginia casino news. She served as a panelist at this year's All American Sports Betting Summit, discussing the ever-evolving role of women in the gambling industry.

View all posts by Alec Cunningham