2017 NCAA Tournament Prop Bets

Sportsbooks are posting odds, futures, and prop bets faster than they ever have, and there are already a number of prop bets available to wager on for the 2017 NCAA Tournament. Below shows a bunch of early props starting from the Round of 64 at 5Dimes and BetOnline:

Will any #1-seed win their opening game by 40+ points?
Yes +120
No -160

Will all four #1-seeds win their opening game by double-digits?
Yes -260
No +180

How many #1-seeds will reach the Final 4? (via BetOnline)
0: +450
1: +145
2: +175
3: +700
4: +3300

Games decided by exactly 1 point in the entire tournament (Round of 64 to Title Game):
Over 4.5 (+255)
Under 4.5 (-365)

Will any game go into overtime? (Round of 64 to Title Game)
Yes -565
No +375

Games to go into overtime (Round of 64 to Title Game):
Over 1.5 (-230)
Under 1.5 (+170)

Will at least 3 games go into overtime? (Round of 64 to Title Game)
Yes +145
No -175

Will there be a double-overtime game? (Round of 64 to Title Game)
Yes -120
No -120

Will there be a buzzer-beater? (Round of 64 to Title Game):
Yes -265
No +185

Games to end in buzzer-beaters (Round of 64 to Title Game):
Over 1.5 (-105)
Under 1.5 (-115)

What will be the highest scoring game of the tournament? (BetOnline)
Over 178.5 (-125)
Under 178.5 (-105)

What will be the lowest scoring game of the tournament? (BetOnline)
Over 104.5 (-115)
Under 104.5 (-115)

What will be the most points scored by a team in a single game? (BetOnline)
Over 97.5 (-125)
Under 97.5 (-105)

What will be the lowest points scored by a team in a single game? (BetOnline)
Over 43.5 (-135)
Under 43.5 (+105)

Will any conference have at least 6 teams in the Sweet 16?
Yes +280
No -400

Will any conference have at least 3 teams in the Elite 8?
Yes +175
No -245

Will any conference have at least 2 teams in the Final 4?
Yes +180
No -260

Which conference will the tournament winner come from?
ACC +205
Big 12 +500
Pac-12 +510
Big East +630
SEC +850
Big Ten +1400

Which region will the tournament winner come from? (BetOnline)
South +225
East +250
West +275
Midwest +290

Although they’re both heavy chalk, it’s hard to imagine an entire tourney without a buzzer-beater (-265) or overtime game (-565) so those are probably worth a bet. However, we always recommend finding the best line around the market so don’t rush to make a wager if the line is too high.

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