Indiana vs. Ohio State Free Pick
COLUMBUS, OH (The Spread) – The game of the day in college basketball will take place in Columbus where No. 10 Ohio State will host No. 1 (for now) Indiana at 1:00PM ET. Will the Hoosiers bounce back following their loss to Illinois earlier in the week?
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Ohio State as a 1-point favorite over Indiana for tonight’s game, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 138 points. The Hoosiers enter play with a 20-3 overall record and are 8-2 in the Big Ten this year, while the Buckeyes are 17-5 overall and 7-3 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: Ohio State opened as a 1.5-point favorite but the spread has been bet down to either 1 point or is now a pick'em. The total, meanwhile, opened at 139.5 and has been bet down to 138.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 55% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Ohio State. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Ohio State. According to latest college basketball trends, the Hoosiers are 1-8 against the spread in their last nine games versus the Buckeyes and 0-4 ATS in their last four road games versus Ohio State. The favorite is also 7-1 against the number in the last eight meetings between these two teams. The Buckeyes are a solid 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games and 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games on Sunday. Indiana, meanwhile, is 2-6 against the number in its last eight games overall and 2-6 ATS in its last eight games versus the Big Ten. Don't expect Indiana to rebound from its loss to Illinois with a trip into Columbus today. The Hoosiers haven't beaten a ranked team on the road since January of 2002 and Ohio State has gone 121 consecutive games without back-to-back losses.
SUNDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: OHIO STATE BUCKEYES -1