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Ohio State vs Iowa Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big Ten Tournament

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Ohio State vs Iowa Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big Ten Tournament

The No. 10 seed Ohio State Buckeyes (19-12, 9-11 Big Ten) and the No. 7 seed Iowa Hawkeyes (18-13, 10-10 Big Ten) meet in the Big Ten tournament Thursday at Target Center, tipping off at 6:30 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Ohio State vs. Iowa Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Big Ten Network
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Arena: Target Center

Ohio State vs. Iowa Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Ohio State win (59%)

If you plan to place a wager on Ohio State-Iowa outing (in which Ohio State is a 2.5-point favorite and the total is set at 152.5 points), below are some betting trends and insights for Thursday's game.

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Ohio State vs. Iowa: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Ohio State has covered 14 times in 31 games with a spread this season.
  • Iowa has covered 13 times in 31 games with a spread this season.
  • As a 2.5-point favorite or more in 2023-24, Ohio State is 7-10 against the spread compared to the 4-6 ATS record Iowa puts up as a 2.5-point underdog.
  • The Buckeyes have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than away games. They have covered seven times in 17 opportunities when playing at home, and they've covered four times in 10 opportunities in away games.
  • Against the spread, the Hawkeyes have had better results on the road (5-7-0) than at home (6-10-0).
  • Against the spread, in conference action, Ohio State is 9-11-0 this year.
  • Iowa has beaten the spread eight times in 20 Big Ten games.

Ohio State vs. Iowa: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Ohio State has come away with 15 wins in the 20 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Buckeyes have a win-loss record of 13-3 when favored by -137 or better by sportsbooks this year.
  • Iowa has been the moneyline underdog 15 total times this season. Iowa has gone 5-10 in those games.
  • The Hawkeyes have a 4-7 record (winning only 36.4% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +114 or longer.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Ohio State has a 57.8% chance of pulling out a win.

Ohio State vs. Iowa Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Ohio State averages 74.5 points per game (154th in college basketball) while giving up 69 per contest (88th in college basketball). It has a +170 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 5.5 points per game.
  • Bruce Thornton paces Ohio State, recording 16.1 points per game (192nd in college basketball).
  • Iowa is outscoring opponents by 4.5 points per game, with a +139 scoring differential overall. It puts up 83.1 points per game (14th in college basketball) and allows 78.6 per contest (333rd in college basketball).
  • Iowa's leading scorer, Payton Sandfort, ranks 182nd in the country, scoring 16.2 points per game.
  • The 36.3 rebounds per game the Buckeyes average rank 123rd in college basketball, and are 2.5 more than the 33.8 their opponents record per outing.
  • Felix Okpara averages 6.3 rebounds per game (ranking 276th in college basketball) to lead the Buckeyes.
  • The Hawkeyes lose the rebound battle by 1.3 boards on average. They record 35.4 rebounds per game, 169th in college basketball, while their opponents grab 36.7.
  • Sandfort averages 6.5 rebounds per game (242nd in college basketball) to lead the Hawkeyes.
  • Ohio State ranks 103rd in college basketball by averaging 98.2 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 118th in college basketball, allowing 91 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Hawkeyes rank 38th in college basketball with 102.3 points scored per 100 possessions, and 294th defensively with 96.8 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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