Arkansas vs. Gonzaga Prediction
The Men’s NCAA Tournament continues on Thursday night with a 4-1 matchup at 7:09 p.m. ET in San Francisco, CA where Arkansas will look to take down top-seeded Gonzaga on CBS. Is 9.5 too many points to lay with the Bulldogs?
627 Arkansas Razorbacks (+9.5) vs. 628 Gonzaga Bulldogs (-9.5); o/u 154.5
7:09 p.m. ET, Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Arkansas Razorbacks DFS Snapshot
JD Notae recorded 18 points (5-18 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 7-8 FT), four rebounds, three assists and eight steals over 31 minutes before fouling out of Saturday's 53-48 victory over New Mexico State. Although scoring a team high, it was mostly Notae's pesky defense that helped the Razorbacks reach the Sweet 16, as the senior totaled a career high in steals. Notae is averaging 17.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.0 steals so far in the NCAA Tournament.
Gonzaga Bulldogs DFS Snapshot
Andrew Nembhard logged 23 points (6-12 FG, 5-10 3Pt, 6-7 FT), one rebound and five assists in 40 minutes during Saturday's 82-78 victory over Memphis. Nembhard recorded his fifth 20+ point scoring game of the season on the strength of five 3-pointers, and he also did a great job setting up others with a team-high five assists. Since the start of the WCC Tournament, Nembhard is averaging 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds over four games. The senior is shooting an efficient 39 percent from long-range this season.
March Madness Betting Prediction
The Razorbacks are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games as an underdog, are 11-1-1 against the number in their last 13 games after allowing less than 50 points in their previous game and are 14-5-1 at the window in their last 20 games overall. On the other side, the Bulldogs are winless against the spread in their last four NCAA Tournament games, are 0-4-1 against the number in their last five games as a favorite and are 0-4-1 ATS in their last five games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600.
MARCH MADNESS BETTING PREDICTION: ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS +9.5