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The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Illinois Fighting Illini will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Memorial Stadium.
Last time out for Ohio State, they were a 56-0 winner as they battled Purdue on the road. Ohio State covered in the match as a 31.5-point favorite, while 56 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Illinois was a 52-35 loser on the road against Indiana. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (87) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Ohio State has won 9 straight games.
Illinois has lost 5 straight games.
Ohio State: 9-0 SU, 7-2 ATS
Illinois: 3-6 SU, 4-5 ATS
Ohio State most recently:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on turf are 10-0
After outgaining opponent are 10-0
When playing within the conference are 10-0
Illinois most recently:
When playing in November are 1-9
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 0-10
A few trends to consider:
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Illinois
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Illinois's last 6 games when playing at home against Ohio State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Illinois's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Illinois's last 9 games when playing Ohio State
Illinois is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home
Ohio State home to Indiana, Saturday, November 23
Illinois at Purdue, Saturday, November 23