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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Ohio State Buckeyes in Battle with Iowa Hawkeyes

Iowa Hawkeyes


Ohio State Buckeyes
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 1:00 PM ET
Value City Arena

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Iowa when they take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Ohio State Buckeyes Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Ohio State Buckeyes as -8.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting linemay have moved, check for updates

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Ohio State Buckeyes Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ohio State Buckeyes bring a 11-2 record (5-6-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 9-4 Hawkeyes, who are 6-6 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Ohio State go 9-3 so far and the Iowa Hawkeyes go 1-7.

This game puts the Ohio State Buckeyes, most recently No. 8 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Iowa Hawkeyes, who rate No. 68 in the latest survey.

How Iowa Hawkeyes vs Ohio State Buckeyes Stats Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Iowa Hawkeyes rank No. 20 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 40.54 per game. That compares with Ohio State’s No. 57 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Ohio State is college basketball's No. 23-ranked team at 8.23 per game, while the Iowa Hawkeyes rate No. 154 with 6 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hawkeyes got 23 points from Aaron White as Iowa ran past North Florida 80-70 on Monday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

The Buckeyes blew out Wright State on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 100-55 win at Value City Arena.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Odds Trends

Iowa is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Iowa is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Iowa is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Iowa is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing Ohio State
Ohio State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Ohio State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ohio State's last 5 games
Ohio State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Iowa home to Nebraska, Monday, January 5th
Ohio State at Illinois, Saturday, January 3rd