Ohio State vs. Villanova Prediction
No. 7 seed Ohio State will take on 2 seed Villanova from the South Region at 2:40 p.m. ET on Sunday. With the Wildcats laying 5.5 points as a favorite and the total sitting at 132 points, what’s the best bet when it comes to this matchup?
823 Ohio State Buckeyes (+5.5) vs. 824 Villanova Wildcats (-5.5); o/u 132
2:40 p.m. ET, PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, PA
March Madness Betting Prediction
The over is 25-9-1 in the Buckeyes’ last 35 games following an ATS win, is 15-6 in their last 21 neutral site games and is 18-8-1 in their last 27 games coming off a win. The over has also cashed in 11 of Ohio State’s last 16 games as an underdog, is 21-10 in its last 31 NCAA Tournament games and is 4-1 in its last five games after allowing less than 50 points in its previous contest.
On the other side, the over is 5-2 in the Wildcats’ last seven games played on Sunday and is 7-2 in Villanova’s last nine games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.
MARCH MADNESS BETTING PREDICTION: OHIO STATE/VILLANOVA OVER 132