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Ohio State Buckeyes Favored by -8 Point Spread Against the Penn State Nittany Lions on Monday

The Ohio State Buckeyes will be trying to slam the Penn State Nittany Lions on Monday when the teams tip off at Value City Arena in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Ohio State Buckeyes as -8-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Penn State Nittany Lions vs Ohio State Buckeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Ohio State Buckeyes are 12-8 overall and 10-10 ATS, while the Penn State Nittany Lions are 11-9 and 9-9-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, Ohio State boasts a 9-11 on the OU, and Penn State is 9-9-1.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Ohio State Buckeyes at No. 109 and the Penn State Nittany Lions at No. 239 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Penn State Nittany Lions rank No. 208 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 34.8 per game. That compares with Ohio State’s No. 69 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Ohio State is college basketball's No. 165-ranked team at 6.55 per game, while the Penn State Nittany Lions rate No. 205 with 5.8 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Penn State got 13 points from Brandon Taylor but lost anyway, 66-60, to Wisconsin on Thursday at Bryce Jordan Center.

Jae'Sean Tate scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Buckeyes to a win (they lost 75-64 to Purdue at Mackey Arena on Thursday).

Betting Trends
  • Penn State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Penn State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Penn State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Penn State's last 18 games on the road
  • Ohio State is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ohio State's last 7 games
  • Ohio State is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Penn State home to Michigan, Saturday, January 30th
Ohio State at Illinois, Thursday, January 28th