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College Basketball Betting - Ohio State Buckeyes Northwestern Wildcats Odds

College basketball betting interest will be high on Tuesday when the Wildcats of Northwestern hit the hard court against the Buckeyes of Ohio State.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Ohio State sat as -5-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Northwestern Wildcats vs Ohio State Buckeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ohio State Buckeyes sport a record of 14-10 and 12-12 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Northwestern Wildcats have 16-8 and 11-11-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-14 for the Ohio State Buckeyes and 11-12-1 for the Northwestern Wildcats.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Ohio State Buckeyes at No. 199 and the Northwestern Wildcats at No. 237 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Northwestern Wildcats rank No. 109 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 37.21 per game. That compares with Ohio State’s No. 63 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Ohio State is college basketball's No. 164-ranked team at 6.58 per game, while the Northwestern Wildcats rate No. 48 with 8.46 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Wildcats and Golden Gophers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Minnesota was handed a 82-58 defeat on Thursday at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

The Buckeyes wasted a 27-point performance from JaQuan Lyle in losing to Wisconsin 79-68 on Thursday at Kohl Center.

Betting Trends
  • Northwestern is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Northwestern is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
  • Northwestern is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Northwestern is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Ohio State is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • Ohio State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Ohio State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Ohio State's last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northwestern home to Illinois, Saturday, February 13th
Ohio State at Rutgers, Saturday, February 13th