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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

Baylor Odds +4.5
Gonzaga Odds -4.5
Over/Under 159.5
Time  9:20 p.m. ET

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.

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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

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