Will Ohio State make the playoffs?

Ohio State Buckeyes 2014 college football playoff odds Braxton Miller Urban Meyer

LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) – Will the Ohio State Buckeyes make the playoffs this year after a successful 2013 campaign? Here’s a look at their odds.

View College Football Championship Odds

In Urban Meyer’s second full season in Columbus the Buckeyes finished the regular season with a 12-0 record and was a perfect 8-0 in conference play before running into Michigan State in the Big Ten championship game. The Spartans beat the Buckeyes 34-24 before Clemson beat OSU 40-35 in a thrilling, back-and-forth Orange Bowl.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Buckeyes have 20/21 odds to make the 4-team playoffs in college football this season and 20/27 odds to miss the postseason altogether. This means that for every $21.00 that you wager on OSU to make the playoffs, you’ll win $20.00. And for every $27.00 that you wager on the Buckeyes to miss the playoffs, you’ll win $20.00.

The Buckeyes are also 10/1 to win the 2014-2015 College Football FBS Championship, which gives them the sixth-best odds among the teams listed. Florida State remains favored at 5/1 while Alabama is 6/1 and Oregon is 8/1. Auburn, meanwhile, is 9/1 to win next year’s title after finishing as the runner up last season.

Finally, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller is 6/1 to win the 2014 Heisman Trophy, giving him comparable odds to Florida State signal-caller Jameis Winston (3/1) and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota (11/2).

Bet Ohio State Playoff Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NCAAF Discussions


NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Sun Devils aim to protect house vs. Cougs Arizona State has won six in a row at Sun Devil Stadium over Washington State. But will that streak come to an end this evening?
Thumbnail Freeze's Rebels eye upset win at Tiger Stadium LSU interim coach Ed Orgeron and Ole Miss’ Hugh Freeze enjoy a warm, longstanding relationship. That’ll surely go by the...
Thumbnail Ohio St. vs. Penn St. Prediction Will No. 2 Ohio State be able to put up enough offense to hit the over when it takes on Penn State tonight...
Thumbnail Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech Prediction Will Texas Tech hang with Oklahoma when the two schools play in a shootout tonight at 8:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Michigan St. vs. Maryland Prediction Can Maryland find a way to upset a struggling Michigan State football team at home when they meet up...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Team Pages