Ohio St. (24-8) is scheduled to matchup against South Dakota St. (28-6) this Thursday, March 15th. Tip-off is at 4:00pm ET and the game will be playing live on TNT, streaming available on FuboTV (Free Trial). Ohio State is a -8 favorite in this game, 76.3% have picked South Dakota State to cover the spread. The over/under betting line for total number of points scored is 147. The moneyline for the Ohio State is -420, compared to 320 for the South Dakota State and 57.1% have picked South Dakota State to win the game.
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Last Game’s Starting Lineups
These were the starting lineups from each team’s last game.
|Ohio State||South Dakota State|
|C.J. Jackson (G)||David Jenkins Jr. (G)|
|Kam Williams (G)||Skyler Flatten (G)|
|Keita Bates-Diop (F)||Tevin King (G)|
|Jae’Sean Tate (F)||Mike Daum (F)|
|Kaleb Wesson (F)||Reed Tellinghuisen (F)|
Ohio St. Game Summary
Ohio State lost their last game against Penn State on Friday, March 2nd, 69-68. Tony Carr (Penn State) scored a team-high 25 points for the winning team, making 9 of 17 attempts from the field for a 52.9% field goal percentage. In 36 minutes, he collected 25 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 block and 4 threes with 3 turnovers. Keita Bates-Diop led Ohio State’s team in scoring with 25 points, while shooting 10 of 20 (50%) from the field. In 37 minutes, Bates-Diop added to his stat line, 25 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 2 blocks and 2 threes with 2 turnovers.
South Dakota St. Game Summary
South Dakota State won their last game against South Dakota, 97-87 on Tuesday, March 6th. South Dakota State’s David Jenkins scored a team-high 29 points in the win, hitting 10 of 19 shots from the field for a 52.6% field goal percentage. In 40 minutes, he collected 29 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 threes with 3 turnovers. Matt Mooney led South Dakota’s team in scoring with 30 points, while shooting 34.6% from the field (making 9 of 26 attempts). In 38 minutes, Mooney added 30 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, 1 block and 3 threes with 2 turnovers.
Gotta love a 12-5 matchup! This one is a great game — Ohio State has some serious talent, notably Keita Bates-Diop — but so does South Dakota State. Mike Daum is one of the best players in the country, but doesn’t get much national attention considering SDSU’s mid-major status. I’m dying to pick SDSU in this game, but I think Ohio State pulls it out in the end. I definitely think it will be closer than the 8 point spread currently on the game.
Ohio State: 73
South Dakota State: 70
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