Ohio State vs. Cornell: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 19, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

The Ohio State Buckeyes (20-13) will play the Cornell Big Red (22-7) on Tuesday at 7:00 PM ET at Value City Arena. Bruce Thornton and Chris Manon will be among the players to watch for the Buckeyes and Big Red, respectively. Tuesday’s matchup between the Buckeyes and the Big Red features the Buckeyes as sizable 11-point favorites. A 158.5-point over/under is set for the game.

Ohio State vs. Cornell Betting Lines

Ohio State vs Cornell Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Ohio State -11 158.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Cornell (+11)
Total Pick Under (158.5)

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Ohio State vs. Cornell Stat Rankings

Ohio State Avg. (Rank) Cornell Avg. (Rank)
74.9 (137th) Points Scored 82.1 (17th)
69.5 (102nd) Points Allowed 74.2 (255th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
9.5 (125th) Off. Rebounds 8.4 (232nd)
7.0 (223rd) 3pt Made 10.3 (10th)
13.2 (161st) Assists 17.9 (9th)
10.1 (77th) Turnovers 11.9 (259th)

Ohio State vs. Cornell Betting Trends

  • The Buckeyes have beaten the spread 16 times in 33 games.
  • Ohio State’s ATS record as 11-point favorites or more is 3-4-1.
  • The Buckeyes have played 33 games this year, and 19 of them have hit the over.
  • Five times so far this year, Ohio State and its opponent have combined for more than 158.5 points.
  • The over/under for this game is 158.5 points, 14.1 more than the average point total for Buckeyes games this season.
  • Cornell has 14 wins in 26 games against the spread this year.
  • The Big Red don’t have a win ATS (0-1) as a 11-point underdog or more this season.
  • There have been 19 Ohio State’s games (out of 33) that went over the total this year.
  • Big Red games have had over 158.5 points 11 times this year.
  • The over/under for this game is 2.2 points higher than the average scoring total for Cornell’s games of 156.3.

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Ohio State Impact Players

  • Thornton is tops on his team in both points (16.1) and assists (4.5) per game, and also puts up 3.5 rebounds. Defensively, he puts up 1.2 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Roddy Gayle Jr. is posting 13.5 points, 3.0 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game.
  • Jamison Battle puts up 14.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. At the other end, he puts up 0.4 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • Felix Okpara leads his team in rebounds per contest (6.3), and also puts up 5.9 points and 0.5 assists. At the other end, he posts 0.4 steals and 2.2 blocked shots.
  • Evan Mahaffey averages 4.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game. Defensively, he posts 1.0 steal and 0.7 blocked shots.

Cornell Impact Players

  • Manon leads the Big Red in scoring (12.5 points per game), and averages 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists. He also delivers 2.2 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Nazir Williams is No. 1 on the Big Red in assists (3.2 per game), and averages 11.4 points and 3.9 rebounds. He also averages 0.6 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • Guy Ragland Jr. is the Big Red’s top rebounder (5.1 per game), and he delivers 9.0 points and 1.6 assists.
  • Isaiah Gray gives the Big Red 9.1 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists per contest. He also posts 1.4 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Sean Hansen is posting 8.9 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game, making 54.1% of his shots from the field.

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