The Ohio State Buckeyes (5-1) currently rank 30th in all of college basketball in terms of their odds to win the national championship at the conclusion of the 2023-24 season, at +8000 on the moneyline.

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Starting at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, November 29, the Buckeyes host the Central Michigan Chippewas. Ohio State is favored by 23.5 points in this game. Oddsmakers have set the over/under at 140.5.

Ohio State NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Odds

Odds NCAA Rank Payout
Current +8000 30th Bet $100 to win $8000
Preseason +8000 36th Bet $100 to win $8000

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Ohio State Team Stats

  • Ohio State's +81 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 13.5 points per game) is a result of scoring 78.7 points per game (105th in college basketball) while allowing 65.2 per outing (77th in college basketball).
  • Ohio State is 4-1 when playing as favorites, and has won each time (1-0) it has been listed as the underdog.
  • While Ohio State is winless in one game when favored by three or fewer points, it is a perfect 4-0 when favored by 3.5 or more points.

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Ohio State Quadrant Records

  • Q1 Record: 1-1 | Q2 Record: 1-0 | Q3 Record: 1-0 | Q4 Record: 2-0
  • When facing Quadrant 1 opponents, Ohio State is 1-1 (.500%) -- tied for the 10th-most wins.
  • When facing Quadrant 2 opponents, Ohio State is 1-0 (1.000%) -- tied for the 15th-most victories.

Quadrant records are based on computer rankings, not NCAA NET rankings. Here's what they mean: Quadrant 1: Home vs 1-30, Neutral vs 1-50, Away vs 1-75 | Quadrant 2: Home vs 31-75, Neutral vs 51-100, Away vs 76-135 | Quadrant 3: Home vs 76-160, Neutral vs 101-200, Away vs 136-240 | Quadrant 4: Home vs 161-plus, Neutral vs 201-plus, Away vs 241-plus

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Best Ohio State Players

  • Bruce Thornton leads the Buckeyes in points and assists. He scores 17.2 points per game while also adding 4.8 assists.
  • Ohio State's rebounding leader is Zed Key, who grabs 6.2 per game.
  • Jamison Battle makes 2.5 threes per game to lead the Buckeyes.
  • Ohio State's steals leader is Thornton, who grabs 1.8 per game. Felix Okpara leads the team averaging 2.3 blocks a contest.

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