Ohio State vs Illinois Spread, Line, Odds, Predictions & Betting Insights for College Basketball Game

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Ohio State vs Illinois prediction, pick and odds for NCAAM game.
Ohio State vs Illinois prediction, pick and odds for NCAAM game. / G Fiume/Getty Images

Ohio State vs Illinois Basketball Game Info

No. 21 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-3, 4-3 Big Ten) vs. No. 14 Illinois Fighting Illini (9-4, 5-2 Big Ten)
Date: Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021
Time: 12 p.m. EST
Venue: State Farm Center – Champaign, IL

Ohio State vs Illinois Spread & Odds

All NCAAM betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: OSU: (+265) | ILL: (-330)
Spread: OSU: +6.5 (-104) | ILL: -6.5 (-118)
Total: 144.5 – Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Public (Spread) Betting Percentages via oddsFireOSU: (36%) | ILL: (64%)
Odds to Win NCAAM National Championship: OSU: (+4000) | ILL: (+1300)

Ohio State vs Illinois Prediction & Pick

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to the ESPN Basketball Power Index (BPI).
Ohio State: 31%
Illinois: 69%

Ohio State vs Illinois Head-to-Head Results & Betting Trends

- Ohio State defeated Illinois, 71-63, in the last head-to-head meeting between these teams on March 5, 2020.
- Ohio State is 3-2 in its last five head-to-head meetings with Illinois.
- Illinois is 68-60 in its 128 all-time, head-to-head meetings with Ohio State.
- Ohio State is 5-2 against the spread (ATS) in its last seven games.
- Illinois is 4-1 ATS in its last five games.
- Ohio State defeated Northwestern, 81-71, in its most recent game on Jan. 13, 2021.
- Illinois lost to Maryland, 66-63, in its most recent game on Jan. 10, 2021.

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