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The Illinois Fighting Illini and the Ohio State Buckeyes will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Ohio Stadium.
Illinois lost its last outing, a 31-17 result against Indiana on October 27. Illinois failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite, while the 48 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Last time out for Ohio State, they were a 35-23 winner as they battled Penn State on the road. Ohio State covered in the match as a 1-point favorite, while 58 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Illinois has lost 5 straight games.
Ohio State has won 9 straight games.
Illinois: 2-6 SU, 2-6 ATS
Ohio State: 9-0 SU, 4-5 ATS
Illinois most recently:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 0-10
Ohio State most recently:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Illinois''s last 8 games when playing Ohio State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Illinois''s last 6 games on the road
Illinois is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Illinois is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Ohio State
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Ohio State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ohio State''s last 8 games when playing Illinois
Illinois home to Minnesota, Saturday, November 10
Ohio State at Wisconsin, Saturday, November 17