Illinois vs Ohio State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 16, 2021

The No. 14 Illinois Fighting Illini (9-4) and the No. 21 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-3) take the floor in a game with no set line at State Farm Center on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET on FOX. The matchup’s point total is 146.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 16, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Illinois Betting Information

  • The Fighting Illini have covered the spread more often than not this season, putting together a record ATS of 7-4-1.
  • The Fighting Illini and their opponents have hit the over in 7 of 12 games this season (58.3%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Illinois Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ayo Dosunmu 13 22.4 6.9 4.8 0.7 0.3 1.5
Kofi Cockburn 13 17.3 10.1 0.2 0.2 1.4 0.0
Adam Miller 13 9.3 1.9 0.7 0.6 0.0 1.9
Andre Curbelo 13 9.3 3.3 4.6 1.2 0.2 0.2
Trent Frazier 13 8.4 3.1 2.9 1.1 0.1 1.7

Ohio State Betting Information

  • Ohio State has generally come up short ATS this season, with a 5-6 record.
  • Ohio State and its opponents have typically not covered the over/under this season, only claiming the over in 36.4% (4) of their 11 games played.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Ohio State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Duane Washington Jr. 13 15.7 3.0 2.7 0.7 0.0 2.8
E.J. Liddell 11 13.3 6.7 1.5 0.9 1.4 0.3
Justice Sueing 13 10.8 5.2 1.9 0.8 0.1 0.6
CJ Walker 11 8.7 2.8 4.2 0.7 0.2 0.4
Kyle Young 13 8.2 6.5 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.2

Total Facts

  • Illinois and its opponents have gone over Saturday’s 146.5 total in eight out of 13 games (61.5%) this year.
  • Six Ohio State games this year (46.2% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Saturday’s over/under of 146.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 160.1 points per game, 13.6 points more than the over/under of 146.5 for this matchup.
  • This game’s point total is 12.0 fewer points than the 134.5 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Fighting Illini games is 151.1 points, 4.6 more than the over/under of 146.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 3.0 points more than the average over/under in Buckeyes games this season (143.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/5/2020 Ohio State Ohio State -5.5 132 -243 +193 Regular Season 71-63 OHIOST
2/14/2019 N/A Ohio State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 63-56 ILL
12/5/2018 N/A Neutral Court N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-67 OHIOST

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