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College Basketball Betting - Purdue Boilermakers Ohio State Buckeyes Odds

Mackey Arena features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Purdue Boilermakers and the visiting Ohio State Buckeyes in college hoops betting odds action on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Ohio State Buckeyes before tip-off in this one found them as 12-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Purdue Boilermakers are 16-3 so far on the season, and 11-4 ATS vs the number. The Ohio State Buckeyes, meanwhile, are 12-7 and 9-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Purdue go 6-9 and the Ohio State Buckeyes go 8-11 on betting totals.

The Boilermakers - Buckeyes odds would favor the Boilermakers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Purdue is rated No. 21 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Ohio State is at No. 72.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Purdue's No. 46-ranked scoring average of 79.74 PPG, against a Ohio State Buckeyes defense rated No. 54 and allowing 66.47 PPG. The Purdue Boilermakers FG% has averaged 46.81% to date this season, more than the Ohio State Buckeyes shooters have managed so far (45.03% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Buckeyes were hammered by Maryland on Saturday, losing by a 100-65 final at Xfinity Center in college basketball betting action.

The battle between the Boilermakers and Scarlet Knights didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Rutgers was handed a 107-57 defeat on Monday at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Betting Trends
  • Ohio State is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ohio State's last 6 games
  • Ohio State is 5-18-1 ATS in its last 24 games on the road
  • Ohio State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Purdue is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Purdue is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games
  • Purdue is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Purdue is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ohio State home to Penn State, Monday, January 25th
Purdue at Iowa, Sunday, January 24th