What is the Spread on the Ohio State Buckeyes?

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What is the Spread on the Ohio State Buckeyes?

What is the spread on the Ohio State Buckeyes?  They are the -4 ½ favorite against the Tennessee Volunteers with an over/under total line of 134 points. 

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Ohio St. is surging at exactly the right time, as they've won 9 consecutive games SU. Ohio St. is a very balanced team that simply finds different ways to win games this season. The Buckeyes are 29-7 SU and 18-18 ATS overall this season. Ohio St. finished the season ranked in the Top 5 in most national polls, and as champions of the Big 10 Conference. The Buckeyes were 17-4 SU in conference play this season. The Buckeyes were 12-6 SU and 8-10 ATS away from home this season, including 6-1 SU in neutral court contests. The Buckeyes are 9-3 ATS as a single digit favorite this season. Ohio St. has played their best games this season against their best competition. The Buckeyes are 9-3 ATS against teams with a winning record 15 games into the regular season. G Evan Turner is arguably the most indispensable player in the nation, as he averages 20 PPG, 9 RPG, and 6 APG for the Buckeyes this season. The Big 10 Player of the Year is the odds on favorite to win National Player of the Year and add to his trophy collection. The Buckeyes are averaging more than 80 PPG over their past 4 games.

Ohio St. is 3-10 ATS in their last 13 NCAA Tournament games as the listed favorite. The Over is 11-2 in the last 13 neutral site games as the listed favorite. Ohio St. enters tonight very healthy, without a single player listed as injured.

Tennessee is resilient, as it appears that absolutely nothing can stop the Volunteers from ending their season. Tennessee has overcome scandals and suspensions to 4 different players to be back in the Sweet 16 for the 3rd time in the past 4 seasons. This is the 6th time in school history that Tennessee has made it this far, yet they've never advanced to the Elite Eight. The Volunteers are 27-8 SU and 14-16-2 ATS overall this season. The Volunteers have shown how diverse they are in their 1st 2 tournament games. They played a slow defensive game against San Diego St. before exploding offensively against Ohio. Tennessee is 12-7 SU and 8-9-2 ATS on the road this season, including 7-2 SU in neutral court settings. The Volunteers are 4-4 ATS as the listed underdog this season. Tennessee has also flashed their potential with 2 wins over #1 ranked teams in the country in both Kansas and Kentucky. Tennessee has held 5 of their past 6 opponents under 70 PTS.

Offensively, the Volunteers average 73 PPG, and are led by G Scotty Hopson. Hopson averages a team high 12.5 PPG, and is one of 2 Volunteers averaging double figures in PTS this season.

Tennessee is 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. The under is 8-3 in the Volunteers last 11 non-conference games. Forward Emmanuel Negedu is the only player not suiting up for the Volunteers, as he is out for the season with a heart condition.

Pregame.com projects the final score to be 73-68 in favor of the Ohio St. Buckeyes. The OVER 134 is the Total of the Day!

Johnny Detroit, Gambling911.com 

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