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Northwestern at Ohio State 1/13/21 - NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Northwestern Wildcats Odds & Info

Game Ohio State Buckeyes vs Northwestern Wildcats
Date & Time Wednesday January 13, 2021, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Value City Arena Columbus, OH
Latest odds
OSU -8 ; Total 143.5
TV Channel
BTN

The Northwestern Wildcats visit Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday to play the No. 21 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes. Northwestern dropped to 6-4 overall and 3-3 in the Big Ten following its 81-56 loss to the Illinois Fighting Illini on Thursday. Northwestern led 43-28 at halftime, but fell apart in the second half being outscored 53-13 by Illinois. Northwestern scored just two field goals in the entire second half.

Miller Kopp is the leading scorer for Northwestern with an average of 13.8 points per game, while Ryan Young is the leading rebounder with an average of 6.1 per game and Boo Buie is the leader in assists with an average of 5.0 per game Northwestern has four players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team is shooting 45.9% overall and 40.2% from 3-point territory. 

Ohio State improved to 9-3 overall and 3-3 in the Big Ten following its 79-68 victory over Rutgers on Saturday. Duane Washington Jr was the leading scorer for Ohio State with 17 points, while Justice Sueing scored 12 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and handed out five assists. Ohio State played without point guard CJ Walker who was sidelined with an injury.

Duane Washington Jr is the leading scorer for Ohio State with an average of 15.1 points per game, while EJ Liddell is the leading rebounder with an average of 6.4 per game and CJ Walker is the leader in assists with an average of 4.2 per game. Ohio State has three players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team is shooting 44.1% overall and 32.1% from 3-point territory.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Northwestern is 2-3 ATS in its last 5
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Wildcats last 6
  • Ohio State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Buckeyes last 6

Free NCAAB Pick:

Ohio State Buckeyes -8

Ohio State picked up a big victory on the road Saturday when defeating a strong Rutgers squad and covering as 3.5-point road dogs. Northwestern on the other hand is coming off an embarrassing loss to Illinois in a game the Wildcats led by 15 points at halftime and were outscored 53-13 after the break. The Fighting Illini turned the ball over nine times in the second half and scored just two field goals. Final Score Prediction, Ohio State Buckeyes win and cover ATS 81-66.

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