The Final Four chances favor the remaining No. 1 seeds Gonzaga and North Carolina to generally meet in the championship game on April 3. But Cinderellas No. 3 Oregon and # 7 South Carolina still have opportunity to disrupt that possible showdown that is one-on-one.
Gonzaga is headed to its first Final Four, and some oddsmakers in Vegas think they’re the team to beat.
The Zags, now 36-1, had the easiest of the Elite Eight games by matching up against No. 11 Xavier. The Bulldogs cruised 83-59, and tend to be now the odds-on favorites in Las Vegas to win their first-ever NCAA males’s basketball title.
Gonzaga hasn’t been to the Final Four, but oddsmakers believe now could be their time. The at 7-5 to win it all. UNC follows closely at 8-5, followed closely by Oregon (4-1) and South Carolina 8-1.
‘It’s been a long, difficult journey to fully grasp this system here,’ coach Mark Few said. ‘ We’ll go down there (Phoenix) and try to win the thing.’
Both games of the Final Four are on April 1, at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona saturday. Sc plays Gonzaga first, with the end planned for 6:09 pm ET. Oregon and UNC have the nightcap at 8:49 pm ET.
For people who believe the Zags have actually two more victories in them, bettors can find better odds on the Bulldogs at Bovada. The online site has UNC while the favorite at +140, followed by Gonzaga (+180), Oregon ( Read More