Cincinnati Bearcats vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting & Score Predictions

When: 12:00 PM ET, Saturday, September 7, 2019
Where: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
TV: Noon ET, ABC.
Bovada Betting Line: Ohio State -16.5

The Cincinnati Bearcats and the Ohio State Buckeyes will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Ohio Stadium.

Oddsmakers opened the Buckeyes as -17-point favorites versus the Bearcats and have been bet down to -16.5, while the game’s total opened at 54.

Ohio State won its last outing, a 45-21 result against Owls on August 31. Ohio State failed to cover in that game as a -27.5-point favorite, while the 66 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 24-14 winner as they battled Bruins at home. Cincinnati covered in the match as a -2.5-point favorite, while 38 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Next up:
Cincinnati home to Miami-OH Saturday, September 14
Ohio State at Indiana Saturday, September 14

Cincinnati vs Ohio State Betting Preview

The Buckeyes raced to the big early lead and the game was never in doubt in a 45 – 21 rout of the Owls. The Buckeyes were able to keep things simple on offense and defense while outgaining the Owls by 241 total yards.

Against UCLA last week, Bearcat Michael Warren II rushed for 92 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries and quarterback Desmond Ridder, the 2018 AAC Rookie of the Year, connected on 18-of-26 passes for 242 yards and two touchdowns.  Cincinnati’s defense allowed UCLA only 12 first downs, 8-of-26 pass completions and 218 total yards, with 75 of those yards on one of the Bruins’ two touchdowns.

Bearcats vs Buckeyes Betting Trends

Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio State is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ohio State’s last 5 games
Ohio State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati

Cincinnati Bearcats

Cincinnati is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Ohio State

Cincinnati vs Ohio State Betting Predictions:

The Cincinnati defense is one of the best in the country and Ohio State will get a real test this week. While I like the Buckeyes to pull out a victory. I think a double digit spread is a gift. I have the Buckeyes winning by 7 to 10 points.

Betting Pick: Cincinnati +16.5

Score Prediction: Ohio State 28 – Cincinnati 20