Ohio State on the road against Purdue
The OVER has paid out five straight times in games between Ohio State and Purdue as those two schools meet on the hardwood in college hoops betting action on Tuesday.
Ohio State topped Purdue 74-64 as an 8.5-point road favorite on the betting lines when the teams last met last January. The Buckeyes are 4-1 SU and 3-2 ATS over their last five meetings.
The Boilermakers bring a 10-3 record (4-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-0 Buckeyes, who are 6-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Purdue go 4-6 so far and the Buckeyes go 3-9.
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Boilermakers at No. 83 and the Buckeyes at No. 5 heading into this contest.
In their last action, Purdue was a 73-70 winner on the road against West Virginia. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. The Boilermakers grabbed a 73-70 win over the Mountaineers on Sunday, behind a 20-point effort from Terone Johnson at WVU Colliseum.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Purdue's No. 61-ranked scoring average of 78.38 PPG, against a Buckeyes defense rated No. 3 and allowing 54 PPG. The Boilermakers FG% has averaged 45.44% to date this season, less than the Buckeyes shooters have managed so far (47.17% per game).
A few Buckeyes at Boilermakers trends to consider:
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ohio State's last 7 games
Ohio State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ohio State's last 5 games on the road
Purdue is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Purdue is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Purdue is 6-18-1 ATS in its last 25 games when playing Ohio State
Purdue is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Ohio State
Ohio State home to Nebraska, Saturday, January 4th
Purdue at Minnesota, Sunday, January 5th