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

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
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Ohio State -1.5 -110 -110 142.5 104 -125 -125 105

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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)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    1/19/2021 Ohio State -5 137.5 -226 +183 Regular Season 67-65
    12/16/2020 Purdue -6.5 131.5 -308 +244 Regular Season 67-60
    2/15/2020 Ohio State -5.5 127.5 -252 +197 Regular Season 68-52
    3/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 86-51
    1/23/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-67

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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
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Justice Sueing 18 10.3 4.7 1.2 0.9 0.1 0.8
    CJ Walker 13 10.2 2.9 4.3 1.0 0.2 0.6
    Kyle Young 17 7.6 5.6 1.4 0.5 0.7 0.3
    Justin Ahrens 17 5.7 1.8 0.4 0.4 0.2 1.8
    Musa Jallow 13 3.9 2.9 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.1

    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
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Sasha Stefanovic 16 11.3 2.8 2.9 0.7 0.1 2.5
    Brandon Newman 17 6.9 3.4 1.8 0.7 0.2 1.1
    Isaiah Thompson 17 5.2 1.5 1.2 0.2 0.0 1.0
    Aaron Wheeler 17 4.8 5.6 1.4 0.8 0.5 0.8
    Mason Gillis 17 4.1 3.5 1.2 0.4 0.1 0.5
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