Slaying the sportsbook is a monstrous task. Some days bettors take up residence in a penthouse suite. Other times, they curl up in the nearest ditch, shirtless. In an attempt to avoid complete destitution, I will post my picks, whether profitable or penniless, through the NCAA tourney. Check out this weekend’s Final Four selections below:
Gonzaga vs. South Carolina (62 percent of spread tickets on Gamecocks per SportsInsights)
Midseason when my shiny, shallow head conceived the idea Gonzaga was a national championship-caliber team many people didn’t buy the bluster. After all, this was the same school that fell short of mammoth expectations several times previously.
But here we are.
In a battle of Final Four rookies, the well-seasoned group from Spokane is the veteran club most likely to cash. The Bulldogs, who rank top-13 in offensive and defensive efficiency, are the most complete team remaining. They feature abundant post punishers – Shem Karnowski, Zach Collins, Kllian Tillie andRead More »from Brad vs. the Book: Making Final Four picks, dollars in the desert