OSU currently sits with the third best odds in the country to make the playoff, according to FiveThirtyEight. The Buckeyes have a 34% chance to make the playoff, trailing only Alabama (71%) and Georgia (38%). Should OSU beat Penn State in two weeks, the odds of making the playoff rise to 53%. View the full breakdown here. The playoff projection comes as the online sports betting firm Boveda now ranks OSU with the second highest odds in the country of winning the national championship, Eleven Warriors with more.
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