Oddsmakers expect solid results from the Ohio State Buckeyes (8-2), assigning them the 32nd-ranked odds among all college basketball teams to win the national championship at the conclusion of the 2023-24 season, at +8000 on the moneyline.

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The Buckeyes play against the UCLA Bruins on Saturday, December 16 at 3:00 PM ET. Bookmakers have not yet set odds for this contest.

Ohio State NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Odds

Odds NCAA Rank Payout
Current +8000 32nd Bet $100 to win $8000
Preseason +8000 36th Bet $100 to win $8000

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Ohio State Team Stats

  • Ohio State is outscoring opponents by 13.5 points per game with a +135 scoring differential overall. It puts up 80.8 points per game (63rd in college basketball) and gives up 67.3 per contest (93rd in college basketball).
  • The Buckeyes are 6-1 at home, 0-1 on the road and 2-0 in neutral-site games this year.
  • Ohio State is 7-2 when playing as favorites, and has won each time (1-0) it has been listed as the underdog.
  • Ohio State has lost all one game when favored by three or fewer points this season (0-1), but it has won seven games when favored by more than three points (7-1).

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Ohio State Quadrant Records

  • Q1 Record: 1-1 | Q2 Record: 0-1 | Q3 Record: 3-0 | Q4 Record: 4-0
  • Against Quadrant 1 opponents, Ohio State is 1-1 (.500%) -- tied for the 21st-most wins.
  • Ohio State has tied for the seventh-most Quadrant 3 wins in the country (three).
  • Ohio State has tied for the 41st-most Quadrant 4 wins in the nation (four).

Quadrant records are based on computer rankings, not NCAA NET rankings. Here's what they mean: Quadrant 1: Home vs 1-30, Neutral vs 1-50, Away vs 1-75 | Quadrant 2: Home vs 31-75, Neutral vs 51-100, Away vs 76-135 | Quadrant 3: Home vs 76-160, Neutral vs 101-200, Away vs 136-240 | Quadrant 4: Home vs 161-plus, Neutral vs 201-plus, Away vs 241-plus

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Best Ohio State Players

  • Bruce Thornton leads the Buckeyes in points and assists. He averages 18.5 points per game while adding 4.3 assists.
  • Ohio State is led by Zed Key's 6.7 rebounds per game.
  • Jamison Battle is the top three-point shooter for the Buckeyes, knocking down 2.5 per contest.
  • Ohio State's blocks leader is Felix Okpara, who records 2.3 per game. Thornton leads the team by averaging 1.6 steals a game.

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