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USC Trojans vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Latest Odds, Analysis, Elite 8 Predictions and Picks

USC Trojans vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Latest Elite 8 Odds

USC head coach Andy Enfield is within reach of history.  With a win Tuesday night, the Trojans will make the Final Four for the first time in 67 years.  But USC will not get a free pass.  In fact, the Trojans will have the toughest draw on the March Madness betting board.  Gonzaga is the favorite to win the national championship.  They are also a significant favorite in their matchup with USC.  Since losing the national championship game in 2017, Gonzaga has focused on another chance.  Head coach Mark Few is on the cusp of a second Final Four.

USC Trojans vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Information

Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Time: 7:15 p.m. ET
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV Coverage: TBS

USC Trojans vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Odds

USC +9 (-110) 154 (-110) +355
Gonzaga -9 (-110) 154 (-110) -445
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USC Trojans vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs CashBet Wagering Analysis

It follows that with all of the hype over Gonzaga, they’ll carry the majority of sportsbook activity.  At the onset of the 2020-21 campaign, the Bulldogs were the chalk.  Counter to that is a USC team that’s been under the radar.  UCLA and Oregon were the touted Pac-12 Conference favorites.  Thus, casual gamblers have ignored the Men of Troy all season.  Wiseguys will be looking hard at USC.  Cause by the large number of points the Trojans are getting.  Sharps love that the Trojans are dogs while playing their best basketball of the season.

Men of Troy Seek Another Conquest

USC has a 2021 March Madness betting record of 25-7 straight up, 19-13 against the spread, and 17-14-1 over the total.  Late on, USC has covered the spread three straight games.  Just one of their last five games stayed under the total.  Overall, USC ranks 102nd out of 350 teams for scoring offense and 38th for points allowed.

Last Sunday saw the Trojans score an 82-68 win over Oregon as 2.5-point favorites.  Over the total of 138 paid as well.  Senior guard Isaiah White was the leading scorer with 22 points.  And then senior guard Tahj Eaddy scored 20.

Gonzaga Zigs and Zags to Cusp of Final Four

Last Sunday, Gonzaga earned an 83-65 win over Creighton as 12.5-point chalk.  Over the bet on NCAA basketball total of 159.5 paid as well.  Sophomore forward Drew Timme led Gonzaga with 22 points and six rebounds in the win over Creighton.

The Bulldogs are 29-0 straight up, 15-12-2 against the spread, and 15-14 over the total.  So too, have the Zags covered four of their last five.  Three of those five games stayed under the total.  Consider that Gonzaga leads the nation in scoring offense.  Defensively they rank 149th in the land for points allowed.

USC Trojans vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Against the Spread

USC is 2-3 against the spread as a dog.  Overall, the Trojans are 6-3 vs. the line in non-conference games.  USC is 4-3 on the board when playing on a neutral court.

USC is 4-4-1 over and under in non-conference games.  And then the Trojans are 3-2 over the total as dogs.  USC is 3-3-1 over and under on a neutral court

Gonzaga is 15-12-2 as chalk.  So too, the Zags have covered eight of their last ten on a neutral court.  Gonzaga is 15-12-2 on the board as chalk.

Gonzaga is 6-4 over the total on a neutral court. While the Bulldogs are 7-5 to the over against non-conference opponents.  Gonzaga is 15-14 to the over as chalk

USC Trojans vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs CashBet Free Pick  

In this situation, USC is a better 2021 March Madness Betting value.  First, the Trojans are peaking at the perfect time.  Second, USC has a more impressive body of work.  To begin with, the Pac-12 has proven to be better than anyone realized.  Gonzaga has a troublesome NCAA Tournament history.  Correlate the further they have gone, the worst they have done.  For all that hype, they have just one Final Four ever.

USC vs. Gonzaga CashBet Best Bet: 

USC Trojans


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