PREVIEW: Baylor, Houston, UCLA And Gonzaga Play In The Final Four Saturday

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The Final Four is Saturday in Indianapolis, and we have everything you need to know!

We’ve spent all basketball season looking forward to the Final Four and Saturday. Now, we’re a day away. Let’s dive right in! (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

GAME ONE: Baylor vs. Houston

Time: 5:14 EST


Spread: Bears -5

This game is probably going to be the best game of the Final Four. At the very least, it should be the more competitive game.

Houston isn’t a P5 team, but they’ve dominated all season long. Baylor is a P5 team, and has been viewed as the only team in America capable of beating Gonzaga.


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In order to earn the right to battle the Bulldogs, the Bears will first have to eliminate the Cougars, and it won’t be an easy task.

It’s a matchup between two elite teams on the biggest stage in college sports. What more could you ask for?


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My official prediction is Baylor wins a tight and fun one 76-69.

GAME TWO: Baylor vs. Houston

Time: 8:34 EST


Spread: Gonzaga -14

Everyone thinks this is going to be a blowout. Nobody seems to be giving UCLA the time of day. Yet, as I told a very close friend who is a UCLA guy, once you get to this point in the tournament, anything is possible.

Sure, the Bruins are big underdogs, but that doesn’t mean they’ll lose. It means they face a very tall task and the odds are stacked against them.

However, we play the game for a reason.


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Having said all of that, Gonzaga is undefeated for a reason and I don’t expect that to change Saturday night. The Bulldogs just have too much talent to fall to UCLA.

My official prediction is Gonzaga wins 80-65.


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Let us know your predictions in the comments below, and have yourself a great Saturday!