Southern vs Gonzaga Odds

Published on March 21st, 2013 1:51 pm EST

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Gonzaga will square off against Southern later today at the Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, with a projected tip-off time of 4:10 pm EST.

Gonzaga enters this Round of 64 game as the #1 team in the West bracket, while Southern is the #16 seed.

Gonzaga had a season for the ages this year, posting a 31-2 record (including a 16-0 record in their conference) en route to earning the #1 seed in the Western Region. Gonzaga finished the year on a long winning streak and will be looking to carry forward the momentum into "March Madness". Gonzaga's only two losses this year came against Butler and Illinois.

Southern, on the other hand, finished their season with a record of 23-9, including a conference record of 15-3. Southern finished in second place in the Southwestern Athletic Conference behind Texas Southern.

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Given that Gonzaga is one of the favorites to win the entire tournament this year, it shouldn't surprise you to hear that they are big favorites to beat Southern. Let's look at the spread:

Southern, +22 1/2, -110
Gonzaga, -22 1/2, -110

So, if you wanted to take Southern plus the points, a successful $110 wager would earn you a total profit of $100.

The over/under for this game is currently set at 130 points:

Over 130 Points, -110
Under 130 Points, -110

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