2024 March Madness Preview

As the calendar flips to March, the air buzzes with the electric anticipation of one of the most exhilarating events in sports: the 2024 NCAA March Madness Tournament. A spectacle that turns unknowns into legends and underdogs into giants, March Madness is not just a basketball tournament—it’s a nationwide celebration of resilience, teamwork, and the sheer unpredictability of sports. This year, as 68 teams prepare to enter the battlefield with dreams of cutting down the nets in April, the stage is set for another chapter of thrilling finishes, heart-stopping upsets, and, undoubtedly, history-making performances.

In this year’s preview, we’re diving deep into the heart of the madness, analyzing the top contenders, sleeper picks, and the Cinderella stories waiting to unfold. With powerhouse programs looking to etch their names into the annals of college basketball glory and up-and-coming squads aiming to disrupt the established order, the 2024 tournament promises to be a showcase of the best the collegiate game has to offer.

East Bracket Breakdown

The East is headlined by Connecticut, last year’s champion. The Huskies are once again the odds on favorite to win the National Championship at 15.9%.

Best Futures Bet: Auburn to win the National Championship (+2500)

2024 East Bracket

South Bracket Breakdown

The South Bracket has a strong list of teams from big conferences, led by the 1-seed Houston.

Best Futures Bet: Kentucky to make Final Four (+600)

2024 South Bracket

Midwest Bracket Breakdown

The Midwest sets up very nicely for Purdue as they have arguably the easiest path to the Final Four of any other one-seed.

Best Futures Bet: Creighton to the Final Four (+450)

2024 Midwest Bracket

West Bracket Breakdown

The West Bracket features 1-seed North Carolina, but the favorite of this group is the 2-seed Arizona Wildcats.

Best Futures Bet: Arizona to win the West (+275)

2024 West Bracket