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2023 NCAAM Big 12 Tournament Betting Guide

Author: American Gambler Staff | Last Updated: March 3, 2023

This week, the men's Big 12 Conference Tournament tips off at the T-Mobile Center in downtown Kansas City.

The Big 12 has been the talk of College Basketball this year, easily boasting the best Conference in the nation with several serious NCAA Tournament contenders in Kansas, Baylor, and Texas, among others.

This Big 12 showdown includes a single-elimination format over four rounds. Seeding is determined by regular season performance. Contrary to the name, the Conference has ten total teams. With no shortage of heavy hitters, it will be a fantastic launch to March Madness.

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2023 Men's Big 12 Tournament Schedule

  • First Round: Tuesday, March 8
  • Second Round: Wednesday, March 9
  • Semifinals: Friday, March 10
  • Finals: Saturday, March 11

A History of the Big 12 Tournament

The Big 12 Tournament is always a week to mark on the schedule, with marquee programs squaring off in a showcase of some of College Basketball's brightest talent.

The Kansas Jayhawks have dominated the Conference in recent decades, although things have leveled out some in recent seasons.

  • 2022: Kansas
  • 2021: Texas
  • 2019: Iowa State
  • 2018: Kansas
  • 2017: Iowa State
  • 2016: Kansas
  • 2015: Iowa State
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All-time Tournament Winners

  • Kansas (12)
  • Iowa State (5)
  • Oklahoma (3)
  • *Missouri (2)
  • Oklahoma State (2)
  • Texas (1)

*No longer in the Big 12

Tournament Betting Types

There are several exciting options to consider when placing a wager on the Big 12 Tournament. If you want to just bet on the overall tournament winner, you can place a futures bet before the games start. You can generally find pretty favorable odds on futures.

If you just want to bet on the games, consider:

Spreads: Which team will cover the spread (i.e, Kansas -4)? In this scenario, the favorite needs to win the game and by more than a certain amount.

Moneylines: A bet on which team will win the game outright. You will get better odds on underdogs here.

Point totals: How many points will the two teams combine to score? If you think there will be a lot of offense, you would back the over; if you foresee more of a defensive struggle, take the under.

How do I bet on the Big 12 Tournament?

To participate in Big 12 Tournament betting, you must be located in a state where online sports betting is legal. From there, you can browse an excellent selection of online sportsbooks. Each sportsbook includes a generous sign-up bonus.

The process for creating an account is quick and straightforward:

  • Download a sportsbook (BetMGM, Caesars, DraftKings etc.)
  • Register for a new account
  • Enter personal information (to confirm identity and location)

Once your new account is verified, you are eligible to deposit funds. As soon as your first deposit clears you can claim your new user bonus.