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Ohio State fourth in Big Ten men’s basketball odds

The Spartans come into the season as 2/1 favorites in the B1G.

NCAA Basketball: Wisconsin at Ohio State Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Yes, today is a football Saturday, but it’s never too early to talk about Ohio State men’s basketball. This week, BetOnline released odds for each team in the Power Five conferences to win their respective regular season crowns.

The Michigan State Spartans have the best odds of any Big Ten or P5 team to win their conference, coming in at 2/1. Duke is next nationally at 5/2 to win the ACC, with Kansas, Oregon, and Kentucky all at 11/4 to win their respective leagues.

In the B1G, Juwan Howard’s Michigan Wolverines have the next best odds, followed by Maryland, and then Chris Holtmann’s Ohio State Buckeyes are in fourth with odds of 8/1.

Ohio State comes into the season with a somewhat rebuilt lineup following back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances. In addition to returning starters/contributors senior Andre Wesson, juniors Kaleb Wesson, Musa Jallow, and Kyle Young, and sophomores Luther Muhammad, Duane Washington Jr., and Justin Ahrens, Holtman and company will be welcoming in redshirt-junior CJ Walker who sat out last season after transferring from Florida State.

The guard has had a year to work himself into the program, so he is a veteran at OSU compared to the B1G’s best 2019 recruiting class, which features three four-star players and a seven-foot, three-star developmental player.

Point guard D.J. Carton and forwards E.J. Liddell and Alonzo Gaffney are all top-50 national players and will bring a ton of excitement to the Buckeyes roster this season. They are joined in the class by Senegal native Ibrahima Diallo, who is listed as 7-feet, 200 pounds.

Check out the full Big Ten odds:

Big Ten Men’s Basketball Regular Championship Odds

Team Odds
Team Odds
Michigan State 2/1
Michigan 5/1
Maryland 6/1
Ohio State 8/1
Purdue 10/1
Wisconsin 14/1
Iowa 16/1
Indiana 20/1
Minnesota 25/1
Penn State 25/1
Illinois 33/1
Rutgers 33/1
Nebraska 33/1
Northwestern 50/1

Unless you live in one of the 13 states that fully allow legal sports betting, these odds are, of course, for entertainment purposes only.

ACC Men’s Basketball Regular Championship Odds

Team Odds
Team Odds
Duke 5/2
Virginia 11/4
North Carolina 9/2
Louisville 6/1
Florida State 12/1
Syracuse 16/1
NC State 20/1
Virginia Tech 25/1
Clemson 25/1
Georgia Tech 50/1
Boston College 50/1
Miami (FL) 50/1
Wake Forest 100/1
Pittsburgh 100/1

Big 12 Men’s Basketball Regular Championship Odds

Team Odds
Team Odds
Kansas 11/4
Texas Tech 9/2
Baylor 7/1
Oklahoma 7/1
Texas 8/1
Iowa State 10/1
West Virginia 10/1
Kansas State 12/1
Oklahoma State 12/1

Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Regular Championship Odds

Team Odds
Team Odds
Oregon 11/4
Arizona 7/1
Washington 4/1
Arizona State 10/1
UCLA 101
Colorado 12/1
USC 12/1
Utah 20/1
Stanford 25/1
Oregon State 33/1
Calfiornia 33/1
Washington State 50/1

SEC Men’s Basketball Regular Championship Odds

Team Odds
Team Odds
Kentucky 11/4
Florida 9/2
Auburn 7/1
Tennessee 8/1
LSU 9/1
Mississippi State 9/1
Mississippi 14/1
Alabama 20/1
Georgia 20/1
South Carolina 25/1
Arkansas 25/1
Texas A&M 33/1
Missouri 33/1
Vanderbilt 33/1