Arizona vs. Ohio State Odds
This game will be played from Staples Center in Los Angeles and is part of the West Region with Ohio State as the second seed and Arizona as the sixth seed. (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Ohio State is the slight favorite to win, as the Buckeyes have odds of -3.5 points against Arizona. The over/under total for the game has been set at 134 points. The opening odds for this game had Ohio State favored by 4 points. The spread never got higher than that, and it hit a low of 3 points before closing at Ohio State -3.5.
Ohio State reached the regional semifinals by beating Iowa State, 78-75, last Sunday. The Buckeyes got the win thanks to guard Aaron Craft, who hit a 3-pointer in the final seconds of the game. Ohio State shot 9 of 18 from 3-point land and 25 of 49 from the field to help aid in the victory. Craft finished with 18 points and six assists while Deshaun Thomas and 22 points and five rebounds. The Buckeyes are no 28-7 on the season, 7-0 on a neutral site and 20-12-1 against the spread.
Arizona reached the Sweet 16 with a 74-51 win over Harvard last weekend. The Wildcats shot very well in the win, going 27 of 49 from the field and 9 of 15 from 3-point land. The Wildcats also pulled down 39 rebounds in the victory. Mark Lyons had 27 points and three assists to lead Arizona, as he was 12 of 17 shooting. Arizona is 27-7 on the season, 6-1 on a neutral floor and 16-16 against the spread.
2013 March Madness Sweet 16 Odds – Arizona vs. Ohio State
811 Arizona +3.5 Over 134
812 Ohio State -3.5 Under 134