Gonzaga Bulldogs NCAA Tournament Betting

Gonzaga Bulldogs National Championship Odds

Gonzaga Bulldogs College Basketball Betting

Four years ago, the Gonzaga Bulldogs made history. To show, the Zags made their first ever national championship game. North Carolina ended the Bulldogs' dreams with a 71-65 win in the national championship game. It was a classic case of a traditional blue blood slapping down an aspiring new national power. Since then, North Carolina has slipped to the point where coach Roy Williams chose to retire. Gonzaga has continued to build itself up under coach Mark Few. They can match the 1975-76 Indiana Hoosiers as an undefeated national champion with one more win.

2020-21 Gonzaga Bulldogs at a Glance

National Championship Game Odds:

Baylor Bears +4.5

Gonzaga Bulldogs -4.5

Total 159.5

On Monday, April 5, 2021, the Baylor Bears will face the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the NCAA Men's College Basketball National Championship Game. Tipoff time is set for 9:20 p.m. ET with television coverage on CBS. Gonzaga opened as a 4.5-point favorite with a total of 160. Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, is the host venue.

Baylor brings a record of 27-2 straight up, 19-10 against the spread, and 18-11 over the total. Overall, the Bears rank 3rd out of 350 teams for scoring offense and 57th for points allowed. Baylor is the top 3-point field goal shooting team in the country. Sophomore forward Drew Timme came up big against UCLA. Timme scored 25 points in the payout. Junior guard Joel Ayayi added 22 points and six rebounds.

Baylor has covered four consecutive games as eight of their last ten games cleared the total. Baylor was a 5-point chalk in their 78-59 win over Houston and had five players score in double figures. Junior guard Jared Butler led with 17 points and five rebounds per contest. Junior guard Davion Mitchell added 12 points and 11 assists in the win.

Jared Butler leads Baylor with 16.6 points per game. Davion Mitchell brings 14 points and 5.5 assists per contest. Senior guard MaCio Teague averages 15.8 points per game.

Gonzaga is 31-0 straight up, 16-13-2 against the spread, and 16-15 over the total. The Bulldogs rank 1st in the country for scoring offense and 149th for points allowed.

Gonzaga has covered four of their last five games as three of their previous five cleared the total. Gonzaga is coming off a 93-90 win over UCLA in the national semifinal. In that game, the Zags were 14-point chalk. Over the total of 147.5 paid too.

Timme leads the Bulldogs with 19.2 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Senior forward Corey Kispert adds 15 points and five rebounds per contest.

Baylor has covered four of their last five games as a dog. Against ranked opponents, the Bears are 5-2 on the board. Baylor is 7-3 on the board when playing on a neutral court. Following a win, the Bears are 17-9 vs. the odds. Against non-conference opponents, Baylor is 10-3 vs. the line.

Baylor is 3-2 over the total as a dog. The Bears are 7-5 to the over in non-conference games. Baylor is 16-10 over the spread after a win. Against ranked opponents, Baylor is 9-3 to the over.

Gonzaga is 9-3 against the spread playing on neutral courts. Against ranked opponents, the Bulldogs are 5-1 vs. the line. Gonzaga is 9-5 on the board in non-conference games. Following a win, the Zags are 15-13-2 vs. the odds. As chalk, Gonzaga is 15-13-2 vs. the spread.

Gonzaga is 16-15 over the total. In non-conference action, the Bulldogs are 8-6 to the over. Following a win, the Zags are 15-15 over and under. Gonzaga is 7-5 over the spread on a neutral court. And then vs. ranked opponents, the Bulldogs are 4-2 to the over.

Baylor has covered three of their last four games against Gonzaga. And the previous two meetings in this series went over the total.

Gonzaga is on the cusp of history. Indiana finished as the last undefeated national champion 45 years ago. Mark Few is firmly established on the elite level of coaches. But the Baylor Bears won't be an easy out. In like manner to the Zags, Baylor is a new national power.

Additionally, the Bears have an impressive resume coming out of the more competitive Big 12 Conference. Both Baylor and Gonzaga are teams that could have won it all in 2020. Now they get their chance.

Gonzaga Bulldogs Seasons (2000)

2019-20 31-2 Tournament Cancelled
2018-19 33-4 Elite Eight
2017-18 32-5 Sweet Sixteen
2016-17 37-2 Runner-up
2015-16 28-8 Sweet Sixteen
2014-15 35-3 Elite Eight
2013-14 29-7 Second Round
2012-13 32-3 Second Round
2011-12 26-7 Second Round
2010-11 25-10 Second Round
2009-10 27-7 Second Round
2008-09 28-6 Sweet Sixteen
2007-08 25-8 First Round
2006-07 23-11 First Round
2005-06 29-4 Sweet Sixteen
2004-05 26-5 Second Round
2003-04 28-3 Second Round
2002-03 24-9 Second Round
2001-02 29-4 First Round
2000-01 26-7 Sweet Sixteen
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