Final Four: What Are The Odds San Diego State Wins It All?
Aztecs are a small favorite over the Owls
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Four left to cut down the nets
Did you hear that San Diego State is in the Final Four? The Aztecs are taking on Florida Atlantic in the first national semifinal on Saturday night in Houston. The game tips at 6:09 p.m. ET/3:09 p.m. PT
San Diego State is a small three-point favorite of the 35-3 Florida Atlantic Owls out of Conference USA.
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Anything can happen in these games on a big stage, literally. The game is being played at the home of the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Shooting can take a hit in these games as it can take some time to get adjusted to this type of court.
That could favor the Aztecs who play a great brand of defense behind head coach Brian Dutcher.
Winning against the Owls will be a tough go as they have just three losses all year.
However, the fine folks at 538 give San Diego State a 62% chance to make it to the national title game and a one-in-four chance to take home the school’s first national title.
Florida Atlantic is, obviously, given a 38% chance to beat San Diego State and they are given the longest odds at 12%, according to 538.
The way this NCAA Tournament has gone, any of those four teams have a great chance to cut down the net. One more number, there is a 75% chance that there will be a first-time men’s national champion.