Bet March Madness handicappers will have an interesting field to choose from in this event which could produce a sleeper for March Madness gambling bargain hunters once the “Big Dance” starts.
The Ohio Valley Conference Tournament will take place at Nashville Municipal Auditorium and is being branded as “Music City Madness.” All 8 teams in the Ohio Valley Conference will qualify with seeding based on the traditional 1-8, 2-7, 3-6, 4-5 format. Nashville has long been the traditional home of this tournament.
Murray State has long been one of the marquee names and traditional powers in the Ohio Valley Conference and that is again the case this season as they will be among the favorites with the March Madness odds to win the “Music City Madness.”
Murray State had a record of 22-7 straight up and 13-4 in conference play. The Racers struggled on the board with a mark of 10-13-1 and that is based in large part to their reputation with the public of being the cream of the crop in this conference, which often causes them to become a gambling overlay.
Morehead State is another well-known team in the Ohio Valley Conference that is a bona fide threat to win the tournament. Morehead State had a record of 21-9 straight up and 12-5 in the conference while going 15-10 against the spread.
Morehead State is well aware that despite their solid record the only shot they have at the NCAA Tournament is with a win in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.
Austin Peay is another capable team that knows it’s only shot at basketball betting Madness March success will come with a win in this tournament. Austin Peay was 18-12 straight up and 12-5 in conference play while going 12-13 against the spread.
Tennessee Tech was another top contender in the Ohio Valley Conference this year that could bring added bargain value to those who are looking to bet March Madness. Tennessee Tech had a record of 17-11 straight up and 11-6 in the conference while going 12-8 against the spread. Tennessee Tech also faces an all or nothing win or bust scenario in this event.