Gonzaga takes on South Carolina in the Final Four for a chance to play for a national championship. According to OddsShark, Gonzaga is favored by seven points. The over-under is set at 138 points.
The OddsShark computer likes Gonzaga’s chances to reach their first title game. The computer projects a 74.1-66.1 victory for Gonzaga. The computer is taking the Bulldogs to cover the spread and the over on the point total.
Gonzaga has a good track record against the spread this season. The Bulldogs are 24-10-2 against the spread while South Carolina is just 15-18. The point total has trended just slightly under for Gonzaga with 18 games going under and 17 games going over.
The same is true for South Carolina with 18 games going under, 14 games going over and one game resulting in a push. One thing to watch is the injury status of South Carolina’s Sindarius Thornwell who missed practice earlier this week with an illness.
A couple key statistics via OddsShark. Gonzaga is 21-7-2 against the spread in their last 30 games. The total has gone under in 21 of South Carolina’s last 30 games.
South Carolina has had a nice run, but the Gamecocks face a Gonzaga team that has only lost one time this season. Look for the Bulldogs to punish South Carolina down low as Gonzaga advances to their first title game.
Heavy’s Pick: Gonzaga 68 South Carolina 60. Gonzaga -7. Under on the Point Total.
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