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NCAA Predictions: Will South Dakota State upset Ohio State? 3/15/18

Will the No. 5 Ohio State Buckeyes find any resistance when it takes on No. 12 South Dakota State Jackrabbits at 4PM ET in the 2018 NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament?

Ohio State vs. South Dakota State Game Snapshot

West Region: (747) South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs. (748) Ohio State Buckeyes

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Location: Taco Bell Arena, Boise, Idaho

TV: TNT, 4PM ET

Who Oddsmakers Predict: Ohio State. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Ohio State is the favorite in this game, as the Buckeyes are getting odds of -7.5 points against South Dakota State. The spread opened at 7.5 points as well, but was briefly up to 8.5. The over/under total sits at 147 points after opening at 147 points as well.

Who Public Bettors Predict: Ohio State. As of Thursday morning, the Buckeyes are getting 74 percent of the wagers on this game as a favorite against South Dakota State today.

Bet on College Basketball for Thursday, March 15, 2018

Key Injuries: No significant injuries reported for either team that should impact this matchup

Who We Like: This game could be tricky for Ohio State. The location isn’t helping, as South Dakota State may be able to travel some of the fan base while Ohio State isn’t likely to do the same. The Buckeyes had a great season, but they have lost three of their last five, going just 1-4 against the spread. They also haven’t played in two weeks, so I can see a slow start happening. The Jackrabbits have won 10 straight and 18 of their last 19. I think they have the potential to pull off the upset.

 

OHIO STATE vs. SOUTH DAKOTA STATE PREDICTIONS: SOUTH DAKOTA STATE +7.5

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