NCAA Basketball Bracket 2022: West Region Picks and Betting Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Apart from the other fixtures and first-round games, the March Madness West Region Bracket has brought much attention. It is a known fact that the Gonzaga Bulldogs are the No. 1 seed on the table and they are also the most favored team to win this NCAA basketball tournament. The Bulldogs have dominated opponents once again, but there are been a few hiccups on their road to the knockout rounds. While looking at the West Region table, it seems that the Bulldogs have a good chance of making it past opponents.
There is no doubt that Gonzaga will get past their first-round as they face off against the Georgia State Panthers. The Bulldogs will take on the Panthers on Friday, but they have more to come their way. Given the present situation, Gonzaga is sure to make it past the Round of 16 and the Elite Eight with ease. However, it also depends on who they will play in these two rounds. The Bulldogs topped the West Coast once again ahead of all their opponents. Gonzaga is currently riding a two-game winning streak.
NCAA West Region Teams
The Bulldogs have defeated most of their opponents losing only three games this entire season. Gonzaga Bulldogs has dropped only one of their 14 conference games and finished their regular season with an overall record of 26-3. Though they were unable to maintain their winning streak like last season, they still managed to finish ahead of at the top of the table and ahead of the Saint Mary’s Gaels.
Most of the opponents is not strong enough for the Bulldogs, especially with their powerful offensive play. Out of the last five tournaments, the Bulldogs have secured the No.1 seed four times. The Bulldogs lost against Alabama, Duke, and Saint Mary’s and they are the teams that they need to be aware of.
Once again, the March Madness Odds are still favoring Gonzaga Bulldogs for the 2022 tournament. On the other hand, Gonzaga has performed well even after losing their top players. The Bulldogs had departed with Corey Kispert and Jalen Suggs as they left for the NBA. The Bulldogs have also proved their worth after defeating the Saint Mary’s Gaels in their second and most important game. Gonzaga won the West Coast Tournament against the Gaels (89-69). Look for Gonzaga to top the list with the brackets on their side.