Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Warriors and Buckeyes. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on BTN, and it’s hosted by the Buckeyes at Value City Arena in Columbus, OH. Get ready to place your bets! This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 132 points, and the Buckeyes are favored to win at home vs. the Warriors.
MERRIMACK COLLEGE WARRIORS VS OHIO STATE BUCKEYES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Ohio State Buckeyes -23.5
This game will be played at Value City Arena at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, November 15th.
WHY BET THE OHIO STATE BUCKEYES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 86-60 in favor of the Buckeyes.
- Not only will Ohio State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -23.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 132 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.
Can The Warriors Secure a Win at Columbus?
With a matchup vs. Merrimack College, the Merrimack College Warriors hold an overall record of 1-1. During the previous ten road games, Merrimack College has a 9-1 record on the road, spanning into last year. Looking at Merrimack College’s ATS performance, they have an ATS record of 1-1 ahead of today’s game. Merrimack College’s performance in their last ten games, encompassing the previous season, reflects an ATS record of 6-3.
Looking at their over/under performance through two games, Merrimack College has an over/under record of 1-1-0, with their games averaging 129 points per game on average. The Warriors’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 73 points per game.
The Merrimack College offense is coming off a game in which they scored 71 points vs. Maine. Overall their field goal percentage was 51.1% while connecting on 4 threes. Adam Clark was the leading scorer for the Warriors, putting up 19 points. In addition, Samba Diallo contributed 14 points.
The Warriors’ defense is presently ranked 58th nationally, allowing an average of 68.0 points per contest.
Can Ohio State Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?
Ohio State’s will be playing for the 3rd time this season, and their overall record stands at 1-1. This season, the Buckeyes’ games have all been road contests. Ohio State’s performance against the spread has them coming into today’s game with an ATS record of 0-2. Over the course of the school’s last three games, they have achieved an ATS record of 1-2 and an average scoring margin of 4.
Merrimack College comes in with an over/under record of 2-0-0 through two games, with their games averaging a combined 145.5 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Buckeyes’ over/under record is 3-0, with their games averaging 72 points per game.
The Merrimack College offense is coming off a game where they scored 66 points against Texas A&M. They posted a field goal percentage of 41.9% and connected on 4 threes. The top scorer for the Buckeyes was Bruce Thornton with 24 points, while Jamison Battle also chipped in with 10 points.
On defense, Merrimack College is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.0 points per game.