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Minnesota Golden Gophers take on Buckeyes in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Ohio State Buckeyes will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Wednesday when they play host to the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Value City Arena in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Minnesota Golden Gophers opened as 2-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ohio State Buckeyes currently sport a 12-8 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-11 ATS. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 15-5 and 11-7 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Ohio State Buckeyes produce a 11-6-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Minnesota Golden Gophers have gone 8-10 against the totals betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 45-rated Minnesota Golden Gophers taking on the No. 178-rated Ohio State Buckeyes in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Minnesota Golden Gophers rank No. 35 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 39.25 per game. That compares with Ohio State’s No. 51 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Ohio State is college basketball's No. 211-ranked team at 6.3 per game, while the Minnesota Golden Gophers rate No. 210 with 6.35 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Gophers endured a 78-76 loss at the hands of the Badgers on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from Amir Coffey at Williams Arena.

Ohio State suffered a 74-72 loss against Northwestern on Sunday, getting 14 points from Jae'Sean Tate in a losing effort at Value City Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games
  • Minnesota is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • Ohio State is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Ohio State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Ohio State's last 8 games
  • Ohio State is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Maryland, Saturday, January 28th
Ohio State at Iowa, Saturday, January 28th