Washington Huskies vs Ohio State Buckeyes Odds
Washington pays a visit to Ohio State on Sunday, hoping to send the Buckeyes to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Mohegan Sun Arena is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.
The Buckeyes bring a 2-0 record (0-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 2-1 Huskies, who are 2-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Ohio State go 0-0 so far and the Huskies go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Buckeyes at No. 4 and the Huskies at No. 44 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 86-80 result in favor of the Buckeyes.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Ohio State's No. 97-ranked scoring average of 75.5 PPG, against a Huskies defense rated No. 194 and allowing 66.3 PPG. The Buckeyes FG% has averaged 50.5% to date this season, more than the Huskies shooters have managed so far (49% per game).
Defensively, Washington features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Ohio State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 84 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Washington was an 84-73 winner at home against Seton Hall. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Washington got 16 points from Abdul Gaddy en route to an 84-73 victory over Seton Hall on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Last time out for Ohio State, they were a 69-58 winner as they battled Rhode Island on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 22-point favorite. Ohio State got 25 points and 10 rebounds from Deshaun Thomas en route to a 69-58 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Washington home to Colorado State, Saturday, November 24
Ohio State home to UMKC, Friday, November 23