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Ohio State Buckeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

The Purdue Boilermakers will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Buckeyes in Ohio State at Value City Arena on Thursday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Purdue Boilermakers before tip-off in this one found them as -3.5-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

Purdue Boilermakers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Ohio State Buckeyes are 10-4 overall and 4-8 ATS, while the Purdue Boilermakers are 12-3 and 8-4 ATS. As for the betting totals, Ohio State boasts a 6-5-1 on the OU, and Purdue is 7-4-1.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 51-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes and the No. 7-rated Purdue Boilermakers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Purdue Boilermakers rank No. 29 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 40.33 per game. That compares with Ohio State’s No. 50 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Ohio State is college basketball's No. 219-ranked team at 6.14 per game, while the Purdue Boilermakers rate No. 17 with 9.67 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Boilermakers wasted a 28-point performance from Caleb Swanigan in losing to Minnesota 91-82 on Sunday at Mackey Arena.

The Buckeyes wasted a 26-point performance from JaQuan Lyle in losing to Illinois 75-70 on Sunday at State Farm Center.

Betting Trends
  • Purdue is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Purdue is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Purdue's last 6 games on the road
  • Purdue is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Ohio State
  • Ohio State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Ohio State is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • Ohio State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Ohio State is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Purdue home to Wisconsin, Sunday, January 8th
Ohio State at Minnesota, Sunday, January 8th