Michigan vs. Ohio State Prediction
Big Ten rivals clash in Columbus, OH on Sunday afternoon when No. 23 Ohio State hosts unranked Michigan at 12:30 p.m. ET on FOX. With the Buckeyes listed as 4.5-point favorites and the total sitting at 144.5, what’s the best bet?
805 Michigan Wolverines (+4.5) at 806 Ohio State Buckeyes (-4.5); o/u 144.5
12:30 p.m. ET, Value City Arena, Columbus, OH
Michigan Wolverines DFS Snapshot
Hunter Dickinson recorded 33 points (13-19 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 7-9 FT), nine rebounds, one assist and four blocks in 32 minutes during Tuesday’s 87-70 victory over Michigan State. Dickinson was quite efficient from the floor against the Spartans, and he dropped a season-high 33 points to propel Michigan to the comfortable victory. He’s now topped 20 points in six of his last 11 appearances and has averaged 21.0 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 33.5 minutes per game during that time.
Ohio State Buckeyes DFS Snapshot
Jamari Wheeler provided 16 points (5-11 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 2-2 FT), two rebounds, one assist and one steal over 33 minutes during Thursday’s 80-69 win over Michigan State. Wheeler has been inconsistent in the scoring column recently, but he matched his highest scoring total of the season during Thursday’s victory. He’s scored in double figures in just three of his last seven appearances and has averaged 8.4 points and 3.3 rebounds in 28.3 minutes per game during that time.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The road team has covered in four of the last five meetings between these two teams, while the Wolverines are 17-7 against the spread in their last 24 games following a double-digit loss at home. Michigan is also 28-12-1 against the number in its last 41 games following a loss, is 41-20-1 at the window in its last 62 games following an ATS loss and has covered in five of its last seven road games following three or more consecutive home games.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: MICHIGAN WOLVERINES +4.5