Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Broncos versus the Buckeyes? Tip off is at at 4:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on BTN. The game will be played at Value City Arena in Columbus, OH. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 141.5 points, and the Buckeyes are favored to win at home vs. the Broncos.
WESTERN MICHIGAN BRONCOS VS OHIO STATE BUCKEYES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Western Michigan Broncos +22
This game will be played at Value City Arena at 4:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE WESTERN MICHIGAN BRONCOS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-67 in favor of the Buckeyes.
- Even though we have Ohio State winning straight-up, we like Western Michigan at +22.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 141.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 142 points.
Will Western Michigan Find a Way to Win on the Road?
As they head into their 4th game, Western Michigan will face Ohio State with an 0-3 record. In their previous three games where they were the underdogs, Western Michigan has a 0-3 record. As of today’s game, Western Michigan has a 0-3 record against the spread. Taking into account the previous season, they are 3-7 ATS in their last ten games.
Up to this point, games involving Western Michigan have had an average of 141.7 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 142.2 points. Their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Broncos’ last five games have culminated with an average of 69 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.
Against Northwestern, the Western Michigan had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 68.3 points per game. They scored 59 points and posted a field goal percentage of 41.5% in the game. On offense, Western Michigan has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 42%. So far, they are 282nd in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 59%.
At this time, the Broncos’ defense is positioned 113rd in the country, permitting 73.3 points per game. The Western Michigan defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 63 points and allowed Northwestern to connect on 6 threes.
Will the Buckeyes Win at Value City Arena?
Today, Ohio State will face Western Michigan in their fourth game of the season. So far, they have a 2-1 record. Throughout the season, the Buckeyes have been the favored team in all of their games. Ohio State has yet to cover the spread this season, entering today’s game at 0-3. Taking into account last season as well, Ohio State is 3-7 against the spread in their previous ten games.
So far, Ohio State’s games have averaged 139.7 points per game with the average over/under line being 138.8 points. When analyzing the Buckeyes’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 73 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
In their previous game, the Buckeyes’ offense finished with 76 points, which is right in line with their current average of 73.7 points per contest. Roddy Gayle Jr. was the leading scorer for the Buckeyes, putting up 20 points. In addition, Jamison Battle contributed 13 points.
Ohio State’s defense has been playing well, ranking 63rd nationally, with 66.0 points allowed per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.7 threes per game vs. Western Michigan. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.9%.