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Ohio State Buckeyes visit Indiana Hoosiers in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Ohio State BuckeyesIndiana Hoosiers
March 5, 9:00 PM | Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds

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Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall will host Indiana Hoosiers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

This season, the Hoosiers are 25-4 overall and 15-12 ATS ATS, while the Buckeyes are 21-7 and 14-12 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Indiana boasts a 12-12-1 on the OU, and Ohio State is 10-14-1.

View Ohio State vs Indiana Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Buckeyes were listed as 8.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 3 (Hoosiers) and the No. 22 (Buckeyes) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 88-80 result in favor of the Hoosiers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Indiana has the nation's No. 2-rated offensive output, at 81.9 PPG. The visiting Buckeyes defense ranks No. 23 allowing on average 58.9 PPG. The Hoosiers FG% has averaged 49.4% so far, more than the Buckeyes marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.3% per game.

Defensively, Ohio State features the nation's No. 51-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.5 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 nationally in scoring at home.

Ohio State was a 63-53 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Northwestern. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Ohio State earned a 63-53 victory over Northwestern on Thursday, getting 24 points from Lenzelle Smith, Jr. at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Indiana won its last outing, a 73-60 result against Iowa on March 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 13.5-point favorite. Cody Zeller scored 22 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for Indiana on Saturday, leading the Hoosiers to a 73-60 victory over Iowa at Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall.

Ohio State Buckeyes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Illinois are 7-3
After playing Northwestern are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Michigan are 5-5
After playing Iowa are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

A few Buckeyes at Hoosiers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ohio State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ohio State's last 6 games on the road
Ohio State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Indiana is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana's last 6 games when playing at home against Ohio State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games when playing Ohio State

Next up:
Ohio State home to Illinois, Sunday, March 10
Indiana at Michigan, Sunday, March 10