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Predicting Saturday’s Elite Eight Games Against the Spread

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Gonzaga -8 v. Xavier- Xavier kept their coach with Indiana hiring Archie Miller from Dayton. Gonzaga’s played excellent defense, and they’re going to make the school’s first Final Four. But it will be close.

Kansas -6.5 v. Oregon- The Jayhawks are functionally at home and have a better roster. They wouldn’t have to shoot like they did in 2011 against VCU to lose this Elite Eight game, but they’d have to play well below how they should. Kansas covers.