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Big Ten Tournament - Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Ohio State Buckeyes NCAA College Hoops Odds

Minnesota Golden Gophers


Ohio State Buckeyes
Thursday, March 12, 2015 8:55 PM ET
United Center

Minnesota takes to the basketball court against Ohio State on Thursday, hoping to send the Buckeyes to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at United Center.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Opening Odds and Betting Line

Bettors looking to go with the Ohio State Buckeyes in this one found them listed as -6-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Golden Gophers was expected to move the line.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 22-9 and 14-15-1 ATS Ohio State Buckeyes will face the 18-14 Minnesota Golden Gophers, who own a 12-16-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Ohio State Buckeyes are 15-15 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Minnesota Golden Gophers are 15-11.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 227-rated Minnesota Golden Gophers taking on the No. 39-rated Ohio State Buckeyes in this contest.

How Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Stats Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Ohio State's No. 20-ranked scoring average of 76 PPG, against a Minnesota Golden Gophers defense rated No. 154 and allowing 67.31 PPG. The Ohio State Buckeyes FG% has averaged 48.82% to date this season, more than the Minnesota Golden Gophers shooters have managed so far (46.24% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Gophers got 20 points from Joey King as Minnesota ran past Rutgers 80-68 on Wednesday at United Center.

Ohio State was run off the court by the Badgers on Sunday as Wisconsin routed them 72-48 at Value City Arena.