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Drew Timme's Return Solidifies Gonzaga as National Championship Favorites for Next Season
Gonzaga was already the betting favorite to win the 2022 National Championship at +700, but with the announcement Thursday that star big man Drew Timme will be returning to school, their odds got even shorter. Here's the full list of odds, courtesy of BetMGM. The Zags were the betting favorites all last season in which they started 31-0 before a National Championship Game loss to Baylor. Mark Few still has a title contending roster, especially with Timme back in the fold, and they won't lose many games on their way back to the Final 4. Timme rejoins a loaded roster that added No. 1 recr...
2022 NCAA Tournament Favorite Gonzaga Lands Top Recruit Chet Holmgren
Chet Holmgren, the No. 1 recruit in the 2021 college basketball recruiting class, committed to Gonzaga on Monday afternoon.  The Zags were the favorites to win the 2022 National Championship at +800 ahead of the announcement, but their odds quickly shifted to +700 after landing Holmgren at DraftKings Sportsbook. The Bulldogs are coming off a 31-1 season with their lone loss coming to Baylor in the National Championship game.  Mark Few is set to bring back several key contributors from their dominant 2020-2021 club, likely including Drew Timme and Andrew Nembhard.  Holmgren and Timme would ...
NCAA Tournament 2022: 2 Teams to Avoid Betting This Offseason
The 2020-2021 college basketball season may have just ended, but there is always a reason to look ahead to next season.  With an unprecedented amount of players in the transfer portal and coaches moving on to new teams or retirement, this offseason has led to a lot of uncertainty around college basketball. Several teams are mispriced in the market, and we implore you to stay away from two that are near the top of the board, per DraftKings Sportsbook. Illinois (+1500) This is a confusing line to set. Illinois is set to lose a host of key contributors, including Ayo Dosunmu, Kofi Cockburn,...
NCAA Tournament 2022: 2 Teams to Bet Early
The 2020-2021 college basketball season may have just ended, but there is always a reason to look ahead to next season.  There is a massive rise in transfers this offseason, so there is some more uncertainty around the sport than most years, but we will still take a pulse of several teams that show value at this point.  Here is the top half of the odds board, with two teams sticking out as smart wagers ahead of the 2021-2022 season. Ohio State (+1400) The Buckeyes were upset in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament by Oral Roberts as a No. 2 seed, discrediting what was a fantastic s...
Early Value Bets to Win the 2022 NCAA Tournament
Baylor took home the 2021 National Championship with an impressive 86-70 win over Gonzaga. Now, let's look ahead to 2022. This offseason is going to be as unique as ever with thousands of players in the transfer portal and a great deal of significant contributors declaring for the NBA Draft. Here are the early odds, courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook unless otherwise noted. Hershkovich - Purdue Boilermakers +2600 I’ll admittingly be shopping around before pulling the trigger on this price, but the Boilermakers have the talent via nearly their entire roster returning after ranking No. 32...
NCAA Championship 2021 picks: Gonzaga vs. Baylor predictions & best bets
The Gonzaga Bulldogs and Baylor Bears have been on a collision course all season. Now the two best teams in college basketball will meet on Monday night in the 2021 NCAA National Championship Game. Undefeated Gonzaga is a 4.5-point favorite on the betting line. Our college basketball experts and hosts of the BetQL U podcast, Eli Hershkovich and Reed Wallach, give their best bets for Gonzaga-Baylor with odds courtesy of BetMGM. In the biggest game of the season, our experts are on different sides of the much-anticipated matchup. Sign up with BetMGM to receive a first wager risk-free bet up t...
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