Illinois Vs Ohio State: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – January 24, 2023

Written By Staff on January 23, 2023

The Ohio State Buckeyes (11-8, 3-5 Big Ten) will visit the Illinois Fighting Illini (13-6, 4-4 Big Ten) after losing three road games in a row. The matchup starts at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Fighting Illini’s (-174 to win on the moneyline) game against the Buckeyes (+142).

The betting facts in this article reference odds valid as of January 24, 2023 at 5:38 PM ET.

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Illinois vs Ohio State Betting Odds

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Illinois Offense Vs. Ohio State Defense

Illinois Offense Stats (Rank) Ohio State Defense
76.2 (77) Points/Gm 66.7 (107)
15.4 (107) Possessions/Game 11.5 (100)
45.9 (105) Field Goal % 40.3 (36)
33.5 (217) 3PT % 29.9 (32)
53.0 (90) Effective FG % 45.7 (23)
55.7 (125) True Shooting % 49.2 (17)

Ohio State Offense Vs. Illinois Defense

Ohio State Offense Stats (Rank) Illinois Defense
77.8 (52) Points/Gm 64.5 (57)
11.5 (258) Possessions/Game 15.4 (256)
47.2 (45) Field Goal % 40.2 (33)
38.7 (15) 3PT % 31.1 (67)
53.3 (79) Effective FG % 44.9 (15)
56.7 (79) True Shooting % 49.2 (17)

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Illinois Betting Insights

  • Illinois has put together an 11-8-0 record against the spread this season.
  • When playing as at least 3.5-point favorites this season, the Fighting Illini have an ATS record of 9-6.
  • A total of nine out of Illinois’ 19 games this season have gone over the point total.
  • The Fighting Illini’s 19 games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 146 points six times.
  • The average point total in Illinois’ outings this year is 140.7, 5.3 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Ohio State Betting Insights

  • Ohio State has compiled an 8-11-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Buckeyes have not covered the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this season (in two opportunities).
  • In Ohio State’s 19 chances this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 11 times.
  • The Buckeyes have played nine games this season that ended with a point total above 146 points.
  • The average total for Ohio State’s games this season is 144.5 points, 1.5 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Illinois Key Players

  • Terrence Shannon Jr. leads the Fighting Illini in points and assists. He scores 18.1 points per game while tacking on 3.2 assists.
  • Coleman Hawkins paces Illinois with 6.0 rebounds per game.
  • The Fighting Illini are led by Shannon from beyond the arc. He makes 1.8 shots from deep per game.
  • Illinois’ steals leader is Shannon, who grabs 1.4 per game. Dain Dainja leads the team averaging 1.5 blocks an outing.

Ohio State Key Players

  • The Buckeyes leader in scoring is Brice Sensabaugh with 17.5 points per game. He also adds 5.6 rebounds per game and 1.1 assists per game.
  • When it comes to Ohio State leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Zed Key with 8.1 rebounds per game and Bruce Thornton with 2.9 assists per game.
  • Sensabaugh leads the Buckeyes in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.2 made threes per game.
  • Thornton tops Ohio State in steals with 0.8 per game, and Felix Okpara leads the squad in blocks with 1.2 per game.
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