Excitement among the baseball fans went sky-high when NCAA announced the schedule for the 81st edition of NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, more popularly known as the March Madness 2019. Set to start with the big “First Four” matches on March 19, 2019, the tournament will run till April 8, 2019, when the Championship Game is scheduled to be played at the U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The First Four will see the top four seeds of the 32 conference champions and the top four seeds from the 36 “at-large” selections face off against each other on the first two days of the tournament. After five more knockout rounds, two teams will reach the showdown to enjoys on 8th of April.
The official live stream broadcast of the tournament will be shared by CBS and TBS Networks for viewers only in the United States. So, if you have a cable connection and do not have the channels available in your package or find your cable too costly or are simply fed up of your cable’s mess, here is a solution for you to enjoy the March Madness 2019 live on your TV sets without cable. Sticky Bundles have been around the market for quite a while now and have become quite popular in America. For watching March Madness 2019 as well, you can pick one of the top options available at prices much lower than your cable connection. What are the top favorite and how do you use one? Here is a complete detailed answer to that.
How To Watch March Madness 2019 Without Cable?
Do not worry in case you don’t own a TV, search for the March Madness live website of NCAA to stream games and steal a quick glance at the current bracket. NCAA’s collaboration with Turner Broadcasting and CBS ensures even the casual fan to be a part of March Madness this season. The additional presence of truTV, TBS, and TNT assures the global viewers a presence in the thick of live on-the-field action.
Thanks to the newest alliance between Lowe and AT&T in the form of Fast Break, fans can now have access to live commentaries, highlights, and updates of the first round of the championship. However, the matches aired on CBS can only be streamed free in the absence of satellite TV or cable. Free 3-hour access to truTV, TBS, and TNT is offered with the ‘live pass’ for this service.
Different sticky bundles have a different procedure for you to get going with them. However, most of them follow the same prototype which has been explained below.
- Step 1: Set up the sticky bundle application on your device which you want.
- Step 2: Log in to that bundle’s official website using your credentials from your computer or any other device.
- Step 3: Select a Subscription Package of your choice and make the payment.
- Step 4: Configure your TV sets with the application that you’ve subscribed to.
- Step 5: Tune in to the channel that is airing March Madness 2019 and enjoys!
What Are The Best Options Available?
The Sticky Bundles market has seen many big names step in now and has a lot more to offer than what it had a couple of years back. While the old horses have managed to keep themselves in the forefront, a few giant names have sneaked in to raise the bar a little higher. Of all the options available, here are the five best names you can pick from.
A late entrant into the sticky bundle market, Google’s YouTube TV is one of the best options available for its massive coverage of channels. YouTube TV will cover up all the channels that are broadcasting the March Madness 2019 including CBS, TBS, TNT, and truTV and will cost you around $40/month for its full-fledged services. In case you want to add some more networks, that will cost about $15/month/network on an average. It does come with a 30-day free trial for you to get started.
Sling TV is one of the lower priced options available, that, despite the little price tag, offers all that you need to enjoy your favourite sporting event without any hassle. Its base price will cost you around $25/month with add-ons of your choice costing just $10/month. A total of $35/month should be enough to let you enjoy March Madness 2019 via Sling TV.
Sony’s bid in the sticky bundle market has been an impressive one so far. It slightly is on the expensive side but is arguably worth it. It will cost you around $40/month and will offer to a stream of all the required channels in high quality. The name might give you a feeling that you’ll need a PlayStation for it to work, but it works on almost every platform including Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, and Android TV.
At $40/month, HULU TV leaves no stone unturned to ensure it becomes one of your top picks to watch March Madness 2019 on your TV. With amazing add-on options and on-demand features available starting from just $4/month, it has been a sensational option for sports fans so far.
A default pick and one of the oldest names in the Sticky Bundle market, DirecTV Now offers you packages that cover every channel needed for March Madness 2019 at $35/month. It supports every top platform including the general Android TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, and Roku.
We hope this guide stands helpful in letting you enjoy the excitement of March Madness 2019 this year. For any more queries, you can drop a comment and we’ll help you out at the earliest.