Gonzaga/Carolina Public Betting
Does the public like Gonzaga to cover against South Carolina tonight, or are they projecting a Final Four upset?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Gonzaga is favored in this game, as the Bulldogs are getting odds of -7 points against the Gamecocks. The over/under total is listed at 138 points. Today’s game will be taking place from University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona and will air live on CBS at 6:09PM ET.
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When it comes to the public betting on today’s game, the wagers are going with South Carolina. The Gamecocks are currently getting 54 percent of the wagers as a sizable underdog against the Bulldogs.
The spread is somewhat surprising for this game, considering how good South Carolina has looked. The Gamecocks have won all four of their tournament games by at least 7 points and that includes three games as an underdog. South Carolina disposed of Duke, 88-81, and was a 6.5-point dog in that game. The bettors feel confident in the Gamecocks continuing what they have done all tournament.
When it comes to Gonzaga, the Bulldogs have just one loss on the season and were the top-ranked team in the country for quite some time. They finally got the monkey of their back of making a Final Four, and may play loose and free tonight. Gonzaga is coming off its best showing of the tournament, beating Xavier 83-59. However, the Musketeers were just an 11 seed. Gonzaga was challenged by West Virginia, 61-58 and by Northwestern, 79-73, during this run. The Bulldogs are just 3-4-1 ATS in their last eight games.