Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Purdue Boilermakers Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 12, 2021

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The No. 5 seed Ohio State Buckeyes (19-8) are favored by 1.5 points in the Big Ten Tournament against the No. 4 seed Purdue Boilermakers (18-8) on Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium, starting at 2:00 PM ET on BTN. The winner takes another step toward an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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Ohio State vs Purdue Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
Ohio State-1.5-110-110142.5104-125-125105

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Point Total Insights

  • In Ohio State games this season, the total went over Friday's over/under 13 times (48.1%).
  • 2020-21 Purdue games have gone over Friday's total on 10 of 26 occasions (38.5%).
  • This contest's over/under is 6.9 points more than the 135.6 these two squads combine to surrender per game this season.
  • The Buckeyes score 11.4 more points per game (76.9) than the Boilermakers allow (65.5).
  • The Boilermakers' 70.8 points per game are only 0.7 more points than the 70.1 the Buckeyes allow.
  • Head to Head

    Ohio State vs Purdue (Last 5 Games)
    DateFavoriteSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineGame TypeResult
    1/19/2021Ohio State-5137.5-226+183Regular Season67-65
    12/16/2020Purdue-6.5131.5-308+244Regular Season67-60
    2/15/2020Ohio State-5.5127.5-252+197Regular Season68-52
    3/2/2019N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ARegular Season86-51
    1/23/2019N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ARegular Season79-67

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    Ohio State Betting Data

  • Ohio State has been good against the spread this season, posting a 15-8 record.
  • The Buckeyes fare well when favored by at least 1.5 points, posting an 8-3 record against the spread.
  • Ohio State and its opponents have hit the total 0 times in 23 contests this season.
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    Ohio State Leaders

    Buckeyes Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Justice Sueing1810.34.71.20.90.10.8
    CJ Walker1310.22.94.31.00.20.6
    Kyle Young177.65.61.40.50.70.3
    Justin Ahrens175.71.80.40.40.21.8
    Musa Jallow133.92.90.80.50.30.1

    Purdue Betting Data

  • Purdue has a winning record against the spread, going 14-9 ATS (covering 60.9% of the time).
  • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Boilermakers have fared well, going 8-7 against the spread.
  • The Boilermakers and their opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their matchups this season -- 0 of 23 (0%).
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    Purdue Leaders

    Boilermakers Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Sasha Stefanovic1611.32.82.90.70.12.5
    Brandon Newman176.93.41.80.70.21.1
    Isaiah Thompson175.21.51.20.20.01.0
    Aaron Wheeler174.85.61.40.80.50.8
    Mason Gillis174.13.51.20.40.10.5
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