Wisconsin vs. Ohio State: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 13, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2024

On Tuesday at Kohl Center, the No. 20 Wisconsin Badgers (16-8, 8-5 Big Ten) will play the Ohio State Buckeyes (14-10, 4-9 Big Ten) — with Ohio State’s Roddy Gayle Jr. among the players to watch — tipping off at 9:00 PM ET. The Badgers square off with the Buckeyes in a game that Wisconsin is currently a solid favorite by 9.5 points. The point total for the matchup is set at 138.

Wisconsin vs. Ohio State Betting Lines

Wisconsin vs Ohio State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Wisconsin -9.5 138 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Ohio State (+9.5)
Total Pick Over (138)

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Wisconsin vs. Ohio State Stat Rankings

Wisconsin Avg. (Rank) Ohio State Avg. (Rank)
74.3 (171st) Points Scored 75.3 (144th)
68.4 (94th) Points Allowed 70.0 (125th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
8.9 (160th) Off. Rebounds 9.8 (84th)
6.8 (238th) 3pt Made 7.1 (215th)
12.0 (277th) Assists 13.4 (156th)
9.6 (37th) Turnovers 9.9 (58th)

Wisconsin vs. Ohio State Betting Trends

  • The Badgers have 11 wins in 24 games against the spread this season.
  • As a 9.5-point favorite or greater, Wisconsin has two wins ATS (2-3-1).
  • Out of 24 Badgers games so far this year, 13 have hit the over.
  • In 13 games this year, Wisconsin and its opponent have combined to score more than 138 points.
  • Badgers games have had an average of 142.8 points this season, 4.8 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Against the spread, Ohio State is 8-15-1 this season.
  • This season, 13 of Wisconsin’s 24 games have hit the over.
  • Buckeyes games have finished with over 138 points scored 18 times this year.
  • The average total points scored in Ohio State’s games this year (145.3) is 7.3 points higher than the total for this matchup.

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Wisconsin Impact Players

  • Steven Crowl paces the Badgers at 7.7 rebounds per game, while also averaging 2.2 assists and 10.7 points.
  • Tyler Wahl puts up 11.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game. Defensively, he averages 1.0 steal and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • AJ Storr leads the Badgers with 16.4 points per contest and 0.9 assists, while also averaging 3.3 rebounds.
  • Chucky Hepburn paces his squad in assists per game (3.7), and also averages 7.8 points and 3.0 rebounds. Defensively, he averages 2.1 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Max Klesmit is averaging 9.7 points, 1.3 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game.

Ohio State Impact Players

  • The Buckeyes get 14.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game from Gayle Jr..
  • The Buckeyes get 14.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game from Jamison Battle.
  • Felix Okpara is posting a team-best 6.7 rebounds per game. And he is delivering 6.6 points and 0.5 assists, making 61.2% of his shots from the field.
  • The Buckeyes get 5.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game from Evan Mahaffey.

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