What to Know About Betting on the Buckeyes in Ohio

What to Know About Betting on the Buckeyes in Ohio
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It’s a new day and a new era for Ohio sports betting with the Buckeye State joining the more than 30 other states and Washington D.C. with legalized sports betting today.

While Ohio betting apps missed out by mere minutes on the action in Atlanta with the Ohio State Buckeyes, they will be well positioned for the heart of the college basketball calendar.

With the OSU men's basketball team sitting at 9-3 and Ryan Day’s football team finishing its season at 11-2 after the Buckeyes' heartbreaking loss to No. 1 Georgia in the Peach BowlBetOhio.com wanted to take a look at what Buckeyes fans can expect from the state’s sports betting market now that it’s gone live.

Thanks to the Buckeye State’s legislature approving wagers on college sporting events, we know that customers will be hot to trot to wager on Ohio State in the new year. That's especially true because of the promotional offerings, like the Caesars Sportsbook Ohio promo code.

Here’s what to know about betting on the Buckeyes, in America’s newest sports betting market, in 2023:

Ohio State Football Ends Season With Tough Loss in CFP

The Buckeyes’ title hopes ended right about at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, with Ohio State falling 42-41 to the defending champion Georgia Bulldogs in the College Football Playoff semifinals in Atlanta.

The loss by Ohio State at the Peach Bowl means the program now has gone eight years between titles since their last one in 2014.

 
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How Ohio State Men’s Basketball Looks in 2023

Over on the hardwood in Columbus, coach Chris Holtmann’s squad has quietly gotten off to a solid start entering the new year.

So far this season, Ohio State has managed to knock off a ranked Texas Tech team (80-73), with wins over solid Cincinnati and Rutgers squads to boot.

The Buckeyes have a 7:30 start tonight at Northwestern. OSU is 1-0 in the Big Ten after beating Rutgers on Dec. 8.

BetMGM Sportsbook Ohio lists the Buckeyes in fourth place on their Big Ten futures board, at +1000, behind Purdue (+100), Indiana (+600), and Illinois (+800).

They also list Holtmann’s bunch at +10000 to capture the program’s first national title since 1960 in the new year.

Look for BetMGM Ohio bonus codes as well as those of all the new mobile operators in the state.

For now, there’s still time to get on board the Ohio State betting bandwagon, with a shot at cashing in on the team’s Big Ten and NCAA title odds, with a potential $1,000 reward on a $100 bet on the former and a $10,000 sum if you wager the same amount on the latter.

Whatever you decide, stay close to BetOhio.com for Ohio sportsbook promotions.

 
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Christopher Boan writes for BetOhio.com and has been covering sports and sports betting for more than seven years, with experience at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.

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