Gonzaga Is Largest Favorite In Final Four History

March 17, 2016 - Spokane, WA: A game ball sits on court the day prior to the start of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament games at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena.

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs have been the No. 1 team in the country for the entire college basketball season and are the No. 1 overall seed in the 2021 NCAA Tournament.

Up next for the Bulldogs is a Final Four clash with the No. 11 UCLA Bruins and, once again, Gonzaga is heavily favored.

In fact, according to the latest odds, the Bulldogs are the largest favorite in Final Four history.

The Zags have won every NCAA Tournament game by at least 16 points, and oddsmakers expect their run of double-digit victories to continue this weekend as 13.5-point favorites over the Bruins.

Here are the prior three largest spreads in Final Four history (since 1985):

1999 – Duke (-11) vs. Michigan State
2013 – Louisville (-10) vs. Wichita State
2016 – North Carolina (-9.5) vs. Syracuse

As for who will take home the national championship, you can check out those odds below, via SportsBetting.com.

  • Gonzaga -250
  • Baylor +225
  • Houston +500
  • UCLA +1600

Who do you think will be cutting down the nets and take home the championship? Sound off in the comments section below with your thoughts and predictions.

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