Ohio State vs. Wisconsin Prediction
Top-25 rivals from the Big Ten will square off on ESPN2 on Thursday night when No. 13 Wisconsin hosts No. 16 Ohio State at 7:00 p.m. ET. With the Badgers only laying three points as a home favorite, are they the best play on the board when it comes to this conference clash?
781 Ohio State Buckeyes (+3) at 782 Wisconsin Badgers (-3); o/u 139
7:00 p.m. ET, Kohl Center, Madison, WI
Ohio State Buckeyes DFS Snapshot
Zed Key will be replaced by Kyle Young in the starting lineup Sunday, Adam Jardy of The Columbus Dispatch reports. It is unclear as to why Key was removed from the Buckeyes starting lineup Sunday, though against Indiana, the starting five with Key on the bench and Kyle Young in found the most success. The 6-foot-8 forward averages 9.4 points and 5.9 rebounds in 22.8 minutes for the Buckeyes this season.
Wisconsin Badgers DFS Snapshot
Tyler Wahl contributed 21 points (8-12 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 5-5 FT), five rebounds, two assists and one block across 30 minutes during Sunday's 70-69 victory over Maryland. Wahl has been an inconsistent contributor on the scoreboard this season, but he posted a season-high 21 points while shooting 66.7 percent from the floor in the narrow win. He's now scored in double figures in four of the last five games and has averaged 14.6 points and 5.6 rebounds in 26.6 minutes per contest during that time.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The favorite is 14-6 against the spread in the last 20 meetings between these two teams, while the Badgers are 7-1 against the number in their last eight games following an ATS win. They’re also 9-3 at the betting window in their last 12 games overall, are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 games following a win and are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above. 600. On the other side, the Buckeyes are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games following a win and are 1-5 ATS in their last six games following an ATS win.
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