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Alabama vs Ohio State Prediction

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In today’s Alabama vs Ohio State Prediction, Chalk won the first College Football Playoff semifinal matchup as Alabama cruised to the title game. Still, Ohio State threw the championship picture into disarray with a shocking upset win. It sets up an unexpected but fascinating title game between Crimson Tide and the Buckeyes on January 11 in Miami. 

Will Justin Fields and Trey Sermon be able to pull off another upset, or will Alabama’s potent offense led by DeVonta Smith, Najee Harris, and Mac Jones be too much? Review the Alabama vs Ohio State Prediction and see what CasinoWatchPA predicts.

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The Crimson Tide are supported by over a touchdown in the Alabama vs. Ohio State odds as of January 11. The point spread is Alabama -9, and the total is 75. Alabama is a -315 moneyline favorite, whereas Ohio State is a +240 wager.

Bettors in Tennessee, for example, who supported Alabama to cover as a 20-point favorite against Notre Dame, have been disappointed by a late Fighting Irish touchdown and backdoor cover. Alabama dominated the match after racing out to a 14-0 lead. Still, it could never entirely distance itself on its own to cover the huge number. In the context of the total, both teams should have racked up more points, ultimately falling short.

Meanwhile, those who bet on the points as well as the over in Ohio State’s upset win over Clemson were compensated with relatively low wins as the Buckeyes ruled play on their way to a total victory.

The Alabama vs Ohio State Prediction odds, betting line, moneyline, and total as of February 27, 2023, 6:05 AM are shown below (ET).

Odds for Alabama vs. Ohio State

DraftKings Sportsbook provides the latest Alabama vs. Ohio State odds.

Ohio State

  • Pointspread: +9
  • Moneyline: +240
  • Total: Over 75

Alabama

  • Pointspread: -9
  • Moneyline: -315
  • Total: Under 75

Check out our entire College Football Playoff odds section, which includes a detailed peek at the odds, season history, and all-time CFP history.

Spread

Following the semifinal round, bookmakers made Alabama a touchdown top choice over Ohio State.

Despite the Buckeyes’ strong showing, the odds are apparent. The top-ranked Crimson Tide enter this game undefeated, and the Heisman Trophy connection between quarterback Mac Jones as well as wide receiver DeVonta Smith is terrifying right now. Except for Florida’s 52-46 victory in the SEC Championship Game, hardly a team has gotten inside of 17 points of Alabama this season.

Alabama will indeed be favored at kickoff again for the 13th time throughout 13 games. But, at the same time, Ohio State will be an underdog for the first time this season.

Alabama is 8-4 against the spread in its overall record. Ohio State is 4-3 against the spread.

Moneyline

The Crimson Tide are -315 upon that moneyline as of Monday morning. The Buckeyes are worth +240.

Over/Under Odds: Alabama vs. Ohio State

At sportsbooks like BetMGM, the over/under is set at 76 points.

Despite having such a potent offense, Alabama has only played over seven times in 12 games so far this season. The over/under in Ohio State games is 4-2-1.

Notably, the total for this game reached 76.5 points during the buildup before falling to 76 late last week. The total fell to 75 points over the weekend.

Where Does the Money Go?

The most recent betting splits show that Alabama is favored in terms of both money and the plain number of spread bets. Alabama is expecting to receive 54% of spread bets as well as 68% of the handle as of Monday morning. Conversely, 53% of bets and 72% of such money are on the under.