Ohio State vs. Michigan Prediction
Hated rivals Ohio State and Michigan will meet in Ann Arbor on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. ET. With the Wolverines laying three and the total dropping from 136 down to 134, what’s the optimal play for bettors when it comes to this matchup?
623 Ohio State Buckeyes (+3) at 624 Michigan Wolverines (-3); o/u 134
7:00 p.m. ET, February 4, 2020
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Public Betting Trends
According to our College Basketball Public Betting Chart page, 69% of betting tickets are on Michigan to cover the spread in this matchup.
Ohio State Player Spotlight
Kaleb Wesson scored 15 points (7-12 FG, 1-2 3PT), 11 rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block across 31 minutes Saturday against Indiana. Wesson turned in an efficient shooting line in this one, and he also secured his second straight back-to-back with an 11-rebound performance. He continues to consistently produce for the Buckeyes this season, as he’s now averaging 13.9 points and 9.7 rebounds over the first 21 games of the year.
Michigan Player Spotlight
Zavier Simpson recorded nine points (1-5 FG, 0-1 3PT, 7-9 FT), 10 assists, four rebounds, three steals and a block in 38 minutes Saturday against Rutgers. Simpson made a splash in his return from a one-game suspension, finishing with 10 assists to go along with three steals. He turned the ball over six times on the day, though the Wolverines would emerge with a six-point victory. The senior guard will take the court next against Ohio State on Tuesday.
NCAA College Basketball Betting Trends
The Buckeyes are 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games overall but have covered in nine of their last 12 games coming off a win.
The favorite is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams while the home side has cashed in seven of the previous eight meetings.
This game should fly under the total. The under is 7-2 in the Buckeyes’ last nine games overall, is 10-4 in their last 14 games as a road pup and is 5-1 in their last six contests when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600. On the other side, the under is 5-1 in the Wolverines’ last six games as a home favorite, is 5-1 in their last six home games and has cashed in five of their last seven games as a favorite.
Tuesday NCAA College Basketball Prediction: Ohio State/Michigan UNDER 134