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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Virginia Cavaliers in Battle with Ohio State Buckeyes

The Virginia Cavaliers will look to improve on a 6-0 record on Wednesday when they host the Ohio State Buckeyes in NCAA basketball betting odds action at John Paul Jones Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Ohio State Buckeyes in this one, their betting line was listed as 10.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Virginia Cavaliers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ohio State Buckeyes will look to cover the spread vs the Virginia Cavaliers on Wednesday, as the Buckeyes are 2-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cavaliers are 4-1 ATS. Ohio State is 2-3 against the total, while Virginia is 1-4 versus the total betting line.

This game puts the Virginia Cavaliers, most recently No. 4 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Ohio State Buckeyes, who rate No. 66 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Virginia's No. 172-ranked offense, averaging 72.83 PPG, against a Buckeyes defense that ranks No. 13 at 58.83 PPG. The Cavaliers field goal percentage has averaged 51.85% so far, more than the Buckeyes marksmen have achieved on the year, 51.03% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Buckeyes and Thundering Herd didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Marshall was handed a 111-70 defeat on Friday at Value City Arena.

Virginia got 11 points from London Perrantes en route to a 63-52 victory over Providence on Saturday at The Arena at NW Florida St.

Betting Trends
  • Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Ohio State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ohio State's last 6 games on the road
  • Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Virginia is 24-1 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ohio State home to Fairleigh Dickinson, Saturday, December 3rd
Virginia at West Virginia, Saturday, December 3rd