Betting on local teams
One major draw of OH online sportsbooks is that Ohioans can bet on their home-state teams. Here’s a sport-by-sport breakdown.
You can place pre-game and live bets on every NFL game featuring the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals at Ohio sportsbooks. The most popular markets include the spread, total, props, and moneyline. Look out for lots of NFL odds boosts at sportsbooks like Caesars and Bet365.
Betting is also available on every Cleveland Cavaliers game. The main options are the point spread, total, moneyline, player props, game props, and team props. You can also place futures bets, such as on the Cavs to win the Eastern Conference or the NBA Championship.
The Buckeye State is home to some of the best college football programs in the country, including Ohio State. There are no restrictions on college sports betting in Ohio, so you can place pre-game and in-play wagers on teams like Akron, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Kent State, Miami of Ohio, Ohio State, and Toledo.
You can also bet on men’s and women’s college basketball games at the best Ohio online sportsbooks. Teams covered include Cincinnati, Dayton, Ohio State, Xavier, Miami of Ohio, Kent State, and Toledo.
There are two MLB teams in Ohio: the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Guardians. Betting is available on all of their games at OH sportsbooks, with popular markets including the moneyline, run line, total runs, first five innings bets, pitcher props, and batter props.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are the only NHL team in Ohio, and they have fans across the state. Betting options on Blue Jackets games include the moneyline, 60-minute line, tie no bet, the puck line, total goals, wagers on each period, correct scores, and props.
Ohio is home to two MLS teams—FC Cincinnati and Columbus Crew. MLS betting is available at all leading Ohio sportsbook apps. Popular markets include the moneyline, tie no bet, handicaps, Asian lines, total goals, both teams to score, correct scores, player props, game props, and team props.