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As we bid a fond farewell to another great weekend of the best sports betting action found at any time over the course of the year, Monday starts yet another new chapter in sports and online sports betting excitement, as the NCAA tournament and more specifically Selection Sunday looms only days away! With 4 smaller conference championships wrapping up today and the subsequent inclusion of this year’s class of hopeful Cinderella teams in the national spotlight, it’s a great time to take a closer look into potential underdogs looking to play spoiler in the tournament, and place some wagers before the games get underway this evening. To start this new week off right, we’re heading to one of our favorite sports betting sites at the Oddsmaker sportsbook (read the review of Staying consistent with the best sportsbooks reviewed here, Oddsmaker has a clean interface for easy betting on your favorite games and match-ups, easy deposit and withdrawal procedures, and friendly customer support (take note, that if you ever find yourself depleted of funds in your sportsbook account there, wait a few days for customer service to give you a ring and offer you real-money deposit bonus for re-upping!). For the NBA, NCAA, NHL and smattering of Football across the European continent today, check into the sportsbook to place your wagers today.

Basketball certainly gets top billing once again for betting on sports on Monday, with 8 games across a spread of conference championships taking place featuring 4 final games and 4 semifinal match-ups to boot. The best game of the evening will no doubt come out of the West Coast Conference for NCAA hoops, as the Gonzaga Bulldogs face arch conference rival St. Mary’s in a rematch of last year’s tournament final, with the Zags trying to secure a 13th straight bid for the NCAA tournament today. In the Sun Belt Championship today, North Texas is heavily favored to win against Western Kentucky in their match-up, the Iona Gaels are equally favored to squash St. Peter’s hopes of its first NCAA Tournament bid in 16 years, and in the CAA a great showdown between VCU and Old Dominion is well worth a wager and a watch this evening as this should be the most highly contested game of the day. With NCAA tournament fever abound, there’s no doubt that it’s worth securing a wager or two on the games today, in preparation for the exciting action to come as March Madness rolls on.

Moving over to the pro leagues today, check out 7 games taking place in NBA hoops, with a number of top teams in action and doing battle on the hard court. First up, Portland looks to take advantage of a Dwight Howard-less Orlando Magic, who’s suspended for one game after accumulating his 16th technical on Friday. Though not a strong road team, Portland has matched up well against Orlando this season, and without the Magic’s star forward, LaMarcus Aldridge’s job becomes much easier, and much more difficult for the Magic to contain. In other exciting match-ups with playoff implications, Chicago hosts New Orleans without Chris Paul in tow, who’s been sidelined with a concussion for the game. Sporting a 26-4 record on home court, and with all starters for the Bulls playing at the top of their game down the home stretch, this should be an easy win for Chicago tonight as without both Chris Paul and Trevor Ariza, scoring will be tough to come by for the Hornets. Look for other good match-ups today with Oklahoma City hosting Memphis, and the New York Knicks hosting the Utah Jazz, both of which should be exciting to watch and wager on at Oddsmaker Sportsbook.

To close out today’s foray into online sports betting, we’ll lump in 3 NHL Hockey contests on tap tonight, as the Washington Capitals head to a battle with the Tampa Bay Lightning in a Southeast Division brawl. Tampa Bay will try to pick its pace back up at home, especially with star player Steven Stamkos going cold in the past month netting only 1 goal in 10 games, while Washington looks to surge forward toward their 5th straight win. Always an exciting showdown when top players like Stamkos and Washington’s Alex Ovechkin hit the ice, no doubt this will be a close match-up with both teams needing a valuable win tonight. Check out West Coast action as the Dallas Stars visit the Los Angeles Kings, with both teams involved in one of the tightest conference races in recent memory (separated by only 1 point, and less than 10 points separating spots 4 through 12 altogether in the conference as a whole). Another great start to another great week of sports action and online sports betting, count on Oddsmaker sportsbook to be one of the best online sportsbooks to place your wagers at, and hopefully you can pick up some wins to support a great week full of great wagering opportunities ahead!

Aaron G.