Ohio State vs. Purdue Prediction
Big Ten rivals clash at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, IN on Sunday when No. 6 Purdue hosts No. 16 Ohio State at 12:00 p.m. ET. Are 10 points too many to lay with the Boilermakers or will they roll today against OSU?
825 Ohio State Buckeyes (+10) at 826 Purdue Boilermakers (-10); o/u 146
12:00 p.m. ET, Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, IN
Ohio State Buckeyes DFS Snapshot
E.J. Liddell ended Thursday's 75-64 victory over Minnesota with 23 points (9-14 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 3-3 FT), 15 rebounds, five assists, one block and one steal across 35 minutes. Liddell paced the Buckeyes in scoring and rebounds Thursday en route to his second consecutive double-double. He's topped 15 points in four of the last five games and has averaged 21.4 points, 8.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 31.8 minutes per contest during that time.
Purdue Boilermakers DFS Snapshot
Jaden Ivey logged 15 points (5-7 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 2-7 FT), five rebounds, four assists and one steal over 21 minutes during Thursday's 83-73 victory over Iowa. Ivey appeared off the bench for the first time this season and played only 21 minutes but still managed to rack up 15 points while connecting on 75 percent of his attempts from deep. he did struggle from the free-throw line, but that's unlikely to be an issue moving forward and Ivey figures to rejoin the starting lineup as soon as Sunday against Ohio State.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The favorite in this series is now 4-1-1 against the spread in the last six meetings, while the Boilermakers have covered in four of their last five games overall. The Buckeyes, meanwhile, are just 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games coming off a successful cover and are 7-15 against the number in their last 22 games played on Sunday.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: PURDUE BOILERMAKERS -10