Gonzaga vs. Baylor Odds, Picks, Predictions: The 2021 NCAA Championship Point Spread Edge
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- The Gonzaga Bulldogs are down to -4.5 against the Baylor Bears in the 2021 national championship game after opening as 5-point favorites.
- Even with the NCAA national championship spread on the move, we're showing value on one side of it.
- See what our college basketball PRO projections make this spread for Baylor vs. Gonzaga in the 2021 college basketball title game.
Gonzaga vs. Baylor Odds
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We made it!
After the 2020 NCAA Tournament was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, March Madness successfully returned this year, and do we have a doozy of a national title matchup!
Gonzaga, the tournament’s top overall seed, just squeaked by UCLA on a buzzer-beater and will take on another 1-seed, Baylor, which pummeled Houston in the Final Four.
The Bulldogs opened as 5-point favorites over the Bears immediately upon the conclusion of Saturday’s thrilling UCLA vs. Gonzaga matchup, and the spread has already ticked down to a consensus of 4.5 across the market.
So is now the time to buy back undefeated Gonzaga at a discount? Or is the smart play to follow the movement and snag Baylor at +4.5?
Using our College Basketball PRO Projections, here’s the Baylor vs. Gonzaga edge that’s still showing plenty of value for tonight’s national championship machup.
Baylor vs. Gonzaga Pick
Despite the half-point spread move, our college basketball betting model still sees an edge with Baylor.
The Action Network’s PRO Projections set this number at +2.9, resulting in a B-minus graded, 4.5% edge.
In fact, the current vig at many influential sportsbooks suggest the Baylor vs. Gonzaga spread is leaning toward at move to +4 as well, so be sure to visit our College Basketball Live Odds page to pinpoint the best possible line, and vig, available.
PRO Projections Pick: Baylor +4.5