Here we go. For all of the marbles. We decide who gets to cut down the nets for the final time this college basketball betting season, giving you our 2017 College Basketball National Championship betting perspective. North Carolina versus Gonzaga is a pretty good matchup from both a basketball odds and marquee perspective. Let’s break it down.
March Madness – 2017 College Basketball National Championship Betting Info
NCAA odds: Tarheels by 2, over/under 151.5
The Tarheels narrowly squeaked by the Oregon Ducks in their Final Four Matchup, while the Bulldogs edged the South Carolina Gamecocks after surrendering a 14-point lead to reach this game.
Location: The University of Phoenix Stadium
Geographically this benefits the west coast based Gonzaga fan base. But the Tarheels fans travel well all across the country. This stadium is where it all started for the Zags, who reached the Elite 8 there in 1999, a year that signaled their arrival on the NCAAB scene.
When: Monday, April 3rd at 9pm ET
The championship game is always on a Monday night and it’s always on CBS television. With marquee teams in the matchup the ratings are sure to be outstanding.
2017 College Basketball National Championship betting prediction: Our own Matthew Ross is calling for an easy over 151.5 and a 3-point North Carolina win and cover. The difference in this game? Rebounding. The Tarheels are the best in the nation at rebounding and it will be on full display in this championship game.