Iowa vs. Ohio State Prediction

Iowa vs. Ohio State, 2/3/2022 CBB Betting Predictions

No. 16 Ohio State will look to improve on its 6-3 record in league play when the Buckeyes host Iowa at 8:00 p.m. ET on Thursday night. Are the Buckeyes a good bet to cash as a 5-point home favorite or is there a better play on the board when it comes to this conference matchup?

Game Snapshot

781 Iowa Hawkeyes (+5) at 782 Ohio State Buckeyes (-5); o/u 152

7:00 p.m. ET, Value City Arena, Columbus, OH


Iowa Hawkeyes DFS Snapshot

Patrick McCaffery closed Thursday's 83-73 loss to Purdue with 11 points (5-9 FG, 1-5 3Pt), four rebounds and one assist across 30 minutes. McCaffery has been a consistent scorer recently, as he's now posted 11 points in each of the last three contests. Across seven appearances since the start of the calendar year, he's averaged 9.3 points and 3.6 rebounds in 26.7 minutes per game.

Ohio State Buckeyes DFS Snapshot

EJ 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.

College Basketball Betting Prediction

The home team is 7-3 against the spread in the last 10 games between these two teams, while the favorite has cashed in six of the last eight meetings. The Hawkeyes are also just 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games and are 1-4 at the betting window in their last five road games versus an opponent with a winning home record. On the other side, the Buckeyes are 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games.



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