The Final Four chances favor the remaining No. 1 seeds Gonzaga and North Carolina to meet up with in the championship game on April 3. But Cinderellas No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 sc still have a chance to disrupt that potential private showdown.
Gonzaga is headed to its first Final Four, and some oddsmakers in Las 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 so are now the odds-on favorites in Las Vegas to win their first-ever NCAA males’s basketball title.
Gonzaga hasn’t visited the Final Four, but oddsmakers think now is 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 get this system here,’ mentor Mark some said. ‘ We’ll go down there (Phoenix) and try to win the plain thing.’
Both games of the Final Four are on Saturday, April 1, at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. 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 those who believe the Zags have two more victories in them, bettors can find better odds on the Bulldogs at Bovada. The site that is online UNC whilst the favorite at +140, followed by Gonzaga (+180), Oregon (+550), and South Carolina (+750).