Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Oral Roberts Golden Eagles NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 19, 2021

The No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes (21-9) and the No. 15 Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (16-10) will meet on Friday to compete for a spot in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Ohio State is favored by 16 points in the opening round matchup, which tips off at 3:00 PM ET on CBS. Here are the insights you need when filling out your bracket for this 2-15 matchup.

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Ohio State vs Oral Roberts Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Ohio State -16 -110 -109 157.5 -113 -107 -1800 954

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Point Total Insights

  • In nine of its 30 games this season (30%), Ohio State and its opponents have gone over the current over/under of 157.5.
  • 2020-21 Oral Roberts games have had a higher total than Friday’s total on 14 of 26 occasions (53.8%).
  • The two teams combine to score 159.1 points per game, 1.6 more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The Buckeyes record just 1.5 more points per game (77.3) than the Golden Eagles give up (75.8).
  • The Golden Eagles’ 81.8 points per game are 10.8 more points than the 71 the Buckeyes give up.
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    Ohio State Betting Data

  • Ohio State has been good against the spread this season, posting a 17-9 record.
  • The Buckeyes have posted a winning record of 2-0 against the spread when the spread is -16 or bigger.
  • The Buckeyes have combined with their opponents to go above the total in 0% of their games this season (0 of 26 contests).
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    Ohio State Leaders

    Buckeyes Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Justice Sueing 22 10.8 5.0 1.1 0.9 0.1 0.8
    CJ Walker 17 10.4 3.4 4.6 1.1 0.2 0.5
    Kyle Young 19 8.3 5.5 1.4 0.5 0.7 0.5
    Justin Ahrens 21 4.9 1.8 0.3 0.4 0.2 1.5
    Musa Jallow 17 3.6 2.5 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.1

    Oral Roberts Betting Data

  • Oral Roberts has covered the spread in more than half of its games, going 15-7 ATS.
  • When they are at least 16-point underdogs, the Golden Eagles have gone 0-0 against the spread.
  • Oral Roberts and its opponents have hit the over in half of their games this year — 0 of 22.
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    Oral Roberts Leaders

    Golden Eagles Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Max Abmas 15 23.1 2.9 4.6 1.7 0.2 3.3
    D’Mauria Jones 9 4.8 4.6 1.0 0.9 0.1 0.2
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