Minnesota vs. Ohio State Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Buckeyes as 6.5-point favorites versus the Golden Gophers, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 15.5 points. Minnesota enters play with an 18-8 overall record and 6-7 in the Big Ten, while Ohio State is 18-7 overall and 8-5 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Buckeyes opened as 5.5-point favorites but the spread has jumped to 6.5 at most online sports books. The total, meanwhile, opened at 128.5 but has been bet down to 125.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 78% of college basketball public bettors currently favor 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 the latest college basketball trends, the Golden Gophers are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games versus the Buckeyes and 1-5 ATS in their last six games at Ohio State. The home team, meanwhile, are 7-3 against the number in the last 10 meetings between these two teams. The Gophers are also 0-4-1 against the spread in their last five games versus the Big Ten, 0-4-1 ATS in their last five games overall and 1-3-1 ATS in their last five games following an ATS loss. On the other side, Ohio State is 7-2 against the spread in its last nine home games versus a team with a losing road record. They’re also 13-6 against the number in their last 19 games following an ATS loss and 6-1 ATS in their last seven games on Wednesday.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: OHIO STATE BUCKEYES -6.5