Wednesday's game at Value City Arena has the Ohio State Buckeyes (1-1) squaring off against the Merrimack Warriors (2-1) at 7:00 PM ET (on November 15). Our computer prediction projects a lopsided 80-57 victory as our model heavily favors Ohio State.

Based on our computer prediction, Merrimack projects to cover the 24.5-point spread in its matchup versus Ohio State. The total has been set at 132.5, and the two sides are projected to hit the over.

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Ohio State vs. Merrimack Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • Where: Columbus, Ohio
  • Venue: Value City Arena
  • Line: Ohio State -24.5
  • Point Total: 132.5

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Ohio State vs. Merrimack Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Ohio State 80, Merrimack 57

Spread & Total Prediction for Ohio State vs. Merrimack

  • Pick ATS: Merrimack (+24.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (132.5)

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Ohio State Performance Insights

  • Ohio State put up 72.5 points per game and gave up 69 last season, making them 157th in the country on offense and 141st on defense.
  • The Buckeyes grabbed 32.8 rebounds per game and conceded 30.1 boards last season, ranking 111th and 106th, respectively, in college basketball.
  • Last season Ohio State was ranked 289th in the nation in assists with 11.7 per game.
  • Beyond the arc, the Buckeyes were 237th in the country in 3-pointers made per game (6.8) last year. They were 44th in 3-point percentage at 36.8%.
  • Giving up 6.9 3-pointers per game and conceding 32.1% from downtown last season, Ohio State was 140th and 77th in the nation, respectively, in those categories.
  • Last year, Ohio State attempted 31.7% of its shots from beyond the arc, and 68.3% from inside it. In terms of made shots, 25.2% of Ohio State's baskets were 3-pointers, and 74.8% were 2-pointers.

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