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Ohio State vs. Minnesota – College Basketball – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The No. 16 Ohio State Buckeyes (12-4, 5-2 Big Ten) visit the Minnesota Golden Gophers (11-5, 2-5 Big Ten) in a matchup of Big Ten teams at Williams Arena, beginning at 8:00 PM ET on Thursday, January 27, 2022. The Golden Gophers are 6.5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup has an over/under set at 138.5 points.

Ohio State vs. Minnesota Predictions

Ohio State vs. Minnesota Betting Odds

Ohio State vs Minnesota Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Ohio State -6.5 138.5 points

Ohio State vs. Minnesota Last 10 Games

  • Ohio State has a 8-2 record straight-up in its last 10 contests, while covering the spread six times in those games.
  • The final score of the last 10 Ohio State games has exceeded the set total five times.
  • The Buckeyes’ past 10 games have ended with an average of 138.1 points scored. That’s 0.4 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • During the last 10 games, the Buckeyes are scoring 0.1 points less per game compared to their season average.
  • Minnesota has a 5-5 record straight-up in its past 10 contests, while covering the spread seven times in those games.
  • The final scores of the last 10 Minnesota games have gone over the set total seven times.
  • The last 10 Golden Gophers games averaged 136.1 total points, 2.4 fewer points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • In the past 10 games, the Golden Gophers are scoring 68.1 points per game compared to their 69.6 season average.

Ohio State vs. Minnesota Betting Trends

  • Ohio State has compiled an 8-8-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Buckeyes are 3-5 ATS when playing as at least 6.5-point favorites.
  • This season, Ohio State’s games have hit the over 10 times.
  • The 75.1 points per game the Buckeyes average are 8.8 more points than the Golden Gophers give up (66.3).
  • Ohio State is 7-6 against the spread and 11-2 overall when scoring more than 66.3 points.
  • Minnesota has compiled a 10-5-0 record against the spread this season.
  • In games they were an underdog in by 6.5 points or more so far this season, the Golden Gophers went 7-0 against the spread.
  • Games involving Minnesota have hit the over nine times out of 15 chances this season.
  • The Golden Gophers score only 2.2 more points per game (69.6) than the Buckeyes allow their opponents to score (67.4).
  • Minnesota has put together a 7-3 ATS record and a 9-2 overall record in games it scores more than 67.4 points.

Ohio State vs. Minnesota Over/Under Trends

  • Ohio State and its opponents have hit the over on this game’s total (138.5 points) nine times this season.
  • In Minnesota’s 15 games this season, eight have finished with more combined scoring than Thursday’s over/under of 138.5.
  • The Buckeyes average 75.1 points per game against the Golden Gophers’ 69.6, totaling 6.2 points over the contest’s total of 138.5.
  • The 133.7 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 4.8 fewer than the 138.5 total in this contest.
  • The Buckeyes have seen a 138.1 average over/under in their games this season, 0.4 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 3.2 points separates this matchup’s over/under (138.5 points) and the average total points bet in Golden Gophers’ games (135.3 points) this season.

Ohio State Team Leaders

  • E.J. Liddell: 19.4 PTS, 7.3 REB, 2.7 BLK, 51.2 FG%, 39.7 3PT% (23-for-58)
  • Zed Key: 9.4 PTS, 1.1 BLK, 59.8 FG%
  • Jamari Wheeler: 7.1 PTS, 1.6 STL, 48.2 FG%, 34 3PT% (16-for-47)
  • Malaki Branham: 10 PTS, 44.6 FG%, 38.5 3PT% (15-for-39)
  • Kyle Young: 8.1 PTS, 54.8 FG%, 36.7 3PT% (11-for-30)

Minnesota Team Leaders

  • Payton Willis: 16.5 PTS, 1.8 STL, 48.5 FG%, 42.4 3PT% (42-for-99)
  • Jamison Battle: 16.9 PTS, 47.8 FG%, 37.5 3PT% (39-for-104)
  • E.J. Stephens: 11.3 PTS, 1.3 STL, 46 FG%, 38.6 3PT% (22-for-57)
  • Eric Curry: 7.6 PTS, 45.9 FG%
  • Luke Loewe: 7.3 PTS, 37.7 FG%, 28.6 3PT% (12-for-42)

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