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Ohio State Buckeyes Host the Miami-Ohio RedHawks in NCAA College Basketball Action

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Miami-Ohio RedHawks taking on the Ohio State Buckeyes Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Ohio State Buckeyes betting line opened as -21.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Miami-Ohio RedHawks vs Ohio State Buckeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Ohio State Buckeyes battles the Miami-Ohio RedHawks, currently sitting with a 7-5 mark (6-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 3-9 for the Ohio State Buckeyes and 5-5 for the Miami-Ohio RedHawks.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Ohio State Buckeyes rated this week at No. 72 and the Miami-Ohio RedHawks sitting at No. 197.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Miami-Ohio RedHawks rank No. 44 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 39.42 per game. That compares with Ohio State’s No. 127 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Ohio State is college basketball's No. 182-ranked team at 7 per game, while the Miami-Ohio RedHawks rate No. 63 with 8.92 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Miami-Ohio suffered a 83-66 loss against DePaul on Thursday, getting 17 points from Nike Sibande in a losing effort at Wintrust Arena.

Keita Bates-Diop went off for 26 points and added 5 rebounds but it wasn't enough as North Carolina handed Ohio State a 86-72 defeat at Smoothie King Center.

Betting Trends
  • Miami-Ohio is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Miami-Ohio is 4-18 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami-Ohio's last 6 games on the road
  • Ohio State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ohio State's last 5 games
  • Ohio State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Ohio State is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami-Ohio at Bowling Green, Tuesday, January 2nd
Ohio State at Iowa, Thursday, January 4th