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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Ohio State Buckeyes in Battle with Michigan Wolverines

Michigan Wolverines


Ohio State Buckeyes
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Value City Arena

The Ohio State Buckeyes will try to cover the point spread at Value City Arena on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Michigan Wolverines in NCAA basketball betting action.

Michigan Wolverines vs Ohio State Buckeyes Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Ohio State Buckeyes as -11-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting linemay have moved, check for updates

Michigan Wolverines vs Ohio State Buckeyes Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ohio State Buckeyes sport a record of 13-4 and 7-8-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Michigan Wolverines have 10-6 and 5-10 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-6 for the Ohio State Buckeyes and 6-8 for the Michigan Wolverines.

This game puts the Ohio State Buckeyes, most recently No. 6 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Michigan Wolverines, who rate No. 156 in the latest survey.

How Michigan Wolverines vs Ohio State Buckeyes Stats Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Michigan is ranked No. 225 in NCAA basketball at 31.75 per game. Contrast that with Ohio State's No. 83 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Ohio State is the No. 41-ranked team in the country at 7.59 per game, while Michigan rates No. 23 at 8.31 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Wolverines grabbed a 62-57 win over the Golden Gophers on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Derrick Walton Jr. at Crisler Center.

Shannon Scott scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Buckeyes to a win (they lost 69-66 to Indiana at Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall on Saturday).

Michigan Wolverines vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Odds Trends

Michigan is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan's last 6 games
Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Ohio State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Ohio State is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Ohio State's last 10 games
Ohio State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Michigan home to Northwestern, Saturday, January 17th
Ohio State at Iowa, Saturday, January 17th