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Ohio State Buckeyes take on Wolverines in NCAA Basketball Betting

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Ohio State Buckeyes vs Michigan Wolverines battle Saturday at Crisler Center as the Wolverines look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Michigan Wolverines as -7-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Michigan Wolverines Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Ohio State Buckeyes have watched them go 13-10 and 8-13 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Michigan Wolverines are at 14-8 and 7-12 ATS. In totals betting, the Michigan Wolverines are 11-7-1, while the Ohio State Buckeyes have a 14-6-1 mark.

The Wolverines - Buckeyes odds would favor the Wolverines if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Michigan is rated No. 91 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Ohio State is at No. 226.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Michigan's No. 140 nationally ranked offense (74.41 points per game) against a Ohio State Buckeyes defense that sits as the No. 72 at 68.65 PPG. The Michigan Wolverines have been averaging 47.34% from the field, more than the Buckeyes have managed so far this season (46.5% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ohio State got 20 points from Jae'Sean Tate but lost anyway, 77-71, to Maryland on Tuesday at Value City Arena.

The Wolverines endured a 70-62 loss at the hands of the Spartans on Sunday, despite a 24-point effort from Derrick Walton Jr. at Breslin Center.

Betting Trends
  • Ohio State is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Ohio State is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Ohio State's last 11 games
  • Ohio State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Michigan is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Michigan's last 13 games
  • Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Michigan is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ohio State home to Rutgers, Wednesday, February 8th
Michigan at Michigan State, Tuesday, February 7th