The Ohio State Buckeyes will be taking in the Cincinnati Bearcats in a Sweet Sixteen match in the East bracket. The game is being held at Boston’s TD Garden. The in-state rivals will be competing in a nightcap on CBS. The winner of this game will take on the winner of the game between Syracuse and Wisconsin that occurs right before this one.
The Ohio State Buckeyes are the second seed in the tournament. The Big Ten regular season co-champions and conference tournament runner-ups defeated Loyola Maryland and Gonzaga en route to this game. Their 73-66 win over Gonzaga on Saturday was marked by Jared Sullinger making a few clutch shots late in the game as a part of his 18 point performance. The sophomore forward continues to lead the Buckeyes with 17.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. Check the March Madness Odds for Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Ohio State Buckeyes game.
Senior guard William Buford has been very productive on the free throw line this year for the Buckeyes. Buford has an 83.8% average on the line. This has helped him out with getting a 14.7 point average in each game this year.
The Cincinnati Bearcats are the sixth seed in the region and finished in fifth in the Big East and second in the conference tournament. The Bearcats beat Texas and Florida State in the tournament. Their 62-56 Sunday win over Florida State was marked by nearly twenty lead changes.
The Bearcats are continuing to thrive with Sean Kilpatrick at the helm. The sophomore guard has 14.3 points per game and also leads with a 75% free throw average. Yancy Gates, a senior forward, has 12.4 points and 9.2 rebounds in each game this year. Start your March Madness Betting action for the Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Ohio State Buckeyes game.
The Ohio State Buckeyes are favored to win the game by a strong amount but the Bearcats have a good shot of competing judging by their previous games. The Buckeyes are -7.5 favorites to win the game. The Buckeyes also have a -380 moneyline bet on them while the bet for the Bearcats is at +290. The over/under on points for the game is 129.
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