Oregon vs. VCU odds: Ducks favorites in March Madness Round 1

The 10-seed VCU Rams (19-7) will take on the 7-seed Oregon Ducks (20-6) this Saturday night at 9:57 p.m. ET in the Indiana Farmers Coliseum for a first-round matchup of the West Regional in the 2021 NCAA tournament.

Below, we look at the early March Madness Round 1 matchup VCU-Oregon odds and lines. Will one of these teams end up as this year’s National Champion? Don’t forget to check out all of the teams’ March Madness odds.

VCU comes in as a 10-seed after a successful season in the Atlantic 10. They made it to the conference title game on Sunday but lost to the top-seeded St. Bonaventure Bonnies, 74-65. G Nah’Shon Hyland led the team in scoring this season, averaging 19.5 points per game to go along with 4.7 rebounds.

VCU closed out the season by winning seven of its last 10 games. They finished the year 14-12 ATS, which lagged behind their overall record of 19-7. In their last six games against the Pac-12, VCU is 6-0 ATS, according to OddsShark.com.

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Oregon won the regular-season title in the Pac-12 but lost to Oregon State in the semifinals of the conference tournament. The Ducks had won six games in a row prior to their most recent loss.

F Eugene Omoruyi and G Chris Duarte led the team in scoring, each averaging 16.7 points per game, while Duarte added 2.3 assists per game. The Ducks shot well from 3-point range, with six players shooting at least 35.7% from deep.

Oregon vs. VCU: Odds, spread and lines

Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated Monday at 12:36 p.m. ET.

  • Money line: VCU +220 (bet $100 to win $220) | Oregon -275 (bet $275 to win $100)
  • Against the spread/ATS: VCU +6 (-110) | Oregon -6 (-110)
  • Over/Under: 136.5 (O: -115 | U: -105)

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