Spread climbs in OSU-VCU matchup
PORTLAND, OR (The Spread) - The line in today's Ohio State and VCU NCAA tournament first-round matchup is on the move.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Buckeyes opened as 1-point favorites over the Rams but the line has climbed all the way up to 4. The total, meanwhile, opened at 136.5 before jumping to 137.5.
Despite the line movement VCU has been a great bet in tournament games, covering in 12 of its last 15 NCAA tourney contests. The Rams are also 4-1 against the spread in their last five games played at neutral sites.
Ohio State, meanwhile, is winless at 0-4 against the spread in its last four NCAA tournament games and is a brutal 2-10 at the betting window in its last 12 neutral site games.