Creighton vs. Gonzaga Sweet Sixteen Round Betting Odds & Picks 03-28-21
Sportsbooks for US players favor the home team by 13.5 points when the Creighton Bluejays and the Gonzaga Bulldogs play on Sunday in college basketball action from Lucas Oil Stadium. Heading into this NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 game, Creighton has a 22-8 overall record. The Bluejays defeated Ohio in their tournament game on Monday. Gonzaga is undefeated at 28-0. The Bulldogs knocked off Oklahoma in their Second Round matchup on Monday.
According to the best online sportsbooks, The Bulldogs opened as 13-point faves in this Sweet 16 game. They have been the early betting pick, moving the line up slightly to Gonzaga -13.5. The total opened at 157.5 points. It has also moved up a half-point to 158 points. Gonzaga is 2-0 SU and ATS in its past two games against Creighton.
Creighton vs. Gonzaga March Madness Odds by MyBookie.ag
|Creighton||+13 (-110)||158 (-110)||+675|
|Gonzaga||-13 (-110)||158 (-110)||-1050|
Betting Creighton Bluejays
The Bluejays are dogs at sportsbooks for US players. Marcus Zegarowski had 20 points to aid the Bluejays get a 72-58 win over the Ohio Bobcats in the Round of 32. With the victory, Creighton secured a berth in the Sweet 16 for the first time in 47 years.
The Bluejays had a 39-24 lead in the first half in their way to an easy win that was a welcome change following a thrilling 63-62 win over the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos in the Round of 64. As well as an awful 73-48 loss against the Georgetown Hoyas in the Big East Tournament.
Creighton will be in an uncommon position as the underdog after being the favorite in all but three of its outings in the regular season. The Bluejays went 1-2 SU and 2-1 ATS in their three games as dogs. They won one and lost one against the Villanova Wildcats. They lost losing but covered the spread against the Kansas Jayhawks.
In the Second Round matchup Monday against Ohio, Creighton led 39-24 at halftime. They breezed from there on a 72-58 win. Marcus Zegarowski led the team with 20 points, three boards and two assists. Christian Bishop had 12 points with 15 rebounds.
Betting Gonzaga Bulldogs
The Bulldogs the favorites of sportsbooks for US players. The Bulldogs have kept the momentum of their regular season going into the NCAA Tournament. They smashed the Norfolk State Spartans 98-55 as 33-point chalk.
They crushed the Oklahoma Sooners 87-71 as 15.5-point faves. Gonzaga ranks second in scoring. They average 92.1 points per game. They have allowed 68.7 points per game for an average win margin of 23.4 points.
The team’s previous 25 wins have been by 10 points or more. With such an offensive arsenal in Corey Kispert (19.2 points per game), Drew Timme (18.8 points per game), Jalen Suggs (14.1 points per game) and Joel Ayayi (11.9 points per game), the Bulldogs have been too spicy for the pepper all season long.
Gonzaga is 6-3 ATS in its past nine games. That includes a 2-0 ATS record so far in the NCAA Tourney.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 32-0 SU and 16-14-2 ATS in their last 32 games. This includes a 28-0 SU record so far in the season. The No. 1-seeded Bulldogs will look to continue their perfect run on Sunday afternoon when they clash with the No. 5 Creighton Bluejays.
Creighton vs. Gonzaga March Madness Picks
The Bulldogs appear to be unstoppable this season. They shot 49.1% from the field on Monday, overcoming Oklahoma in free throw percentage (88.5 to 66.7), rebounds (36-29), assists (12-10) and turnovers (10-12). The Gonzaga offensive is a lean, mean machine when all engines are roaring. This may be a close one at first, but the Bulldogs eventually cover.