Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Illinois Fighting Illini CBB Odds (02/24/2022)

Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Illinois Fighting Illini CBB Odds (02-24-2022)

Under head coach Brad Underwood, Illinois continues to climb with the College Basketball odds. Illinois is in range of the Big Ten championship. Most important of all, the Fighting Illini could make waves in the NCAA Tournament. Ohio State has shown improvement throughout the season. However, they are coming off a disappointing home loss against Iowa. Fans and gamblers took that defeat as a sign that OSU is not quite ready for prime time. On Thursday night, the Buckeyes have a daunting task at Illinois.

Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Illinois Fighting Illini CBB Information

Date and Time:Thursday, February 24, 2022, 9 p.m. ET
Location:State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois
Ohio State at Illinois TV Coverage:Check Listings
Ohio State vs. Illinois Odds at SBG Sportsbook
TeamSpreadTotalML
Ohio State+6 (-110)140½ (-110)+210
Illinois-6 (-110)140½ (-110)-250
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Ohio State Buckeyes at Illinois Fighting Illini SBG Odds Overview

We have an emerging power in Illinois and an aspiring one in Ohio State on this sportsbook occasion. In the minds of gamblers, Illinois has greater credibility. And the Fighting Illini will boast the best player on the court in Kofi Cockburn. Counter to all of that is potential value with Ohio State. Cause by the masses jumping all over Illinois.

Ohio State Buckeyes Team Overview

Ohio State is 16-7 straight up, 12-11 against the spread, and 13-10 over/under. Overall, the Buckeyes rank 106th for scoring offense and 149th for offensive rebounds. Defensively, Ohio State ranks 111th for points allowed and 56th for defensive rebounding. Late on, Ohio State has covered six of their most recent eight games. Six of the Buckeyes’ last nine games went under the total.

Illinois Fighting Illini Team Overview

Illinois is 19-7 straight up, 12-14 against the spread, and 15-10 over/under. In sum, the Fighting Illini ranks 61st for scoring offense and 22nd for offensive rebounds. While defensively, Illinois ranks 110th for points allowed and 73rd for defensive rebounding. Illinois has failed to cover three of its most recent four games. Also, the Fighting Illini has gone under the total in five of its last eight matchups.

Ohio State Buckeyes at Illinois Fighting Illini vs. The Line

  • On the road, Ohio State is 4-6 against the spread
  • As a dog, the Buckeyes are 6-3 vs. the line
  • Ohio State is 8-6 against the spread in Big Ten matchups
  • On the road Ohio State 6-3 over the total
  • As a dog, the Buckeyes are 10-4 over the total
  • The Buckeyes are 7-7 over and under against the Big Ten
  • Illinois is 7-6 against the spread at home
  • The Fighting Illini is 11-12 vs. the odds as a favorite
  • Illinois is 8-8 on the board in Big Ten Conference matchups
  • At home, Illinois is 8-5 over the total 1-3 against the spread
  • As a favorite, Illinois is 12-11 over the total
  • Illinois is 8-8 over and under in Big Ten matchups
  • Illinois is 2-4 against Ohio State vs. the spread
  • The Buckeyes and Fighting Illini are 3-1 over the total
  • At Illinois, the Buckeyes 4-2 vs. the number
  • Also, this series 4-1 over the total at Illinois

Ohio State Buckeyes at Illinois Fighting Illini SBG Free Picks

As mentioned earlier, Ohio State has shown good College basketball betting value against Illinois. Further, the Buckeyes should get an enhanced price against the public brand of the Fighting Illini.

Ohio State at Illinois SBG Best Bet: Ohio State Buckeyes.

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