Ohio State vs Purdue: Big Ten Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The No. 5 seed Ohio State Buckeyes (19-8) are  favorites in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals when they play the No. 4 seed Purdue Boilermakers (18-8) on Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium, beginning at 2:00 PM ET on BTN. Both teams hope to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 12, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Ohio State Betting Information

  • Ohio State is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 12-13
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Buckeyes are 8-10 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • In 48% of its games this season (12/25), Ohio State and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Buckeyes knocked off Minnesota 79-75 in their last outing on Thursday. Duane Washington Jr. racked up a team-high 16 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 11 points and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 142.5 point total.

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
E.J. Liddell 25 16.0 6.5 1.4 0.6 1.0 0.9
Duane Washington Jr. 27 15.3 2.8 3.0 0.4 0.0 2.7
Justice Sueing 27 10.7 5.5 1.6 1.0 0.1 0.7
CJ Walker 23 9.2 2.9 4.3 0.8 0.1 0.5
Kyle Young 26 8.3 5.6 1.3 0.4 0.6 0.3

Purdue Betting Information

  • With a 14-8-1 record ATS this season, the Boilermakers have topped expectations.
  • For the 14th time this season, the Boilermakers are at least a 1.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 9-4 against the spread.
  • Purdue and its opponents have typically not covered the over/under this season, only reaching the over in 47.8% (11) of their 23 games played.
  • In the Boilermakers most recent game on Saturday, Zach Edey scored a team-high 20 points on the way to a 67-58 win against Indiana. They were favored by 6.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 125 points to go under the 133 point total.

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

Purdue Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trevion Williams 26 15.2 8.8 2.0 0.7 0.5 0.0
Jaden Ivey 21 10.0 3.4 1.9 0.8 0.6 0.8
Sasha Stefanovic 23 9.7 2.7 2.6 0.7 0.1 2.1
Eric Hunter Jr. 22 9.0 2.2 2.8 1.1 0.1 1.0
Zach Edey 26 8.9 4.5 0.3 0.2 1.0 0.0

Total Facts

  • In Ohio State’s matchups this season, the Buckeyes and their opponents have gone over Friday’s total of 142.5 points 13 times (48.1% of opportunities).
  • In 38.5% of Purdue’s games this season (10 of 26), the total points scored was more than Friday’s 142.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 147.7 points per game, 5.2 points more than the total of 142.5 for this game.
  • These two teams give up a combined 135.6 points per game, 6.9 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Buckeyes have seen a 147 average over/under in their games this season, 4.5 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 6.2 points separates this contest’s over/under (142.5 points) and the average total points bet in Boilermakers games (136.3 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/19/2021 Ohio State Ohio State -5 137.5 -226 +183 Regular Season 67-65 PURDUE
12/16/2020 Purdue Purdue -6.5 131.5 -308 +244 Regular Season 67-60 PURDUE
2/15/2020 Ohio State Ohio State -5.5 127.5 -252 +197 Regular Season 68-52 OHIOST
3/2/2019 N/A Purdue N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 86-51 PURDUE
1/23/2019 N/A Ohio State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-67 PURDUE

Powered By Data Skrive using data from

Staff Avatar
Written by
Staff

View all posts by Staff