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    The Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-8, 0-4 Big Ten) are heavy underdogs (by 15.5 points) to break a four-game road losing streak when they visit the Ohio State Buckeyes (10-5, 2-2 Big Ten) on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at 6:30 PM ET. The point total is 137 for the matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Buckeyes vs. Golden Gophers

    • Game Day: Thursday, January 12, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
    • Location: Columbus, Ohio
    • Arena: Value City Arena
    Ohio State vs Minnesota Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Ohio State -15.5 137

    Ohio State Betting Stats & Information

    • Ohio State has compiled a 6-1 record in games when it was favored on the moneyline (winning 85.7% of those games).
    • The Buckeyes have not yet played as a moneyline favorite of -2000 or shorter.
    • The Buckeyes have a 7-8-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The Golden Gophers are a perfect 1-0 against the spread when an underdog by 15.5 points or more this season.
    • The average over/under Ohio State has had in its games this season is 8.6 more points than this particular game’s point total.

    Minnesota Betting Stats & Info

    • Minnesota has been underdogs in nine games this season and won one (11.1%) of those contests.
    • The Golden Gophers have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +967 moneyline set for this game.
    • The Golden Gophers are 6-8-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Golden Gophers are 1-0 against the spread so far when playing as at least 15.5-point underdogs.
    • The average over/under in Minnesota’s games this season is 5.2 fewer points than the point total of 137 for this outing.

    Ohio State vs. Minnesota Season Stat Comparison

    Ohio State Rank Ohio State AVG Minnesota AVG Minnesota Rank
    34th 79.7 Points Scored 64.3 340th
    95th 65.9 Points Allowed 67.5 136th
    34th 36.3 Rebounds 31.6 223rd
    47th 10.7 Off. Rebounds 7.9 251st
    167th 7.6 3pt Made 6.9 242nd
    152nd 13.8 Assists 14.3 115th
    62nd 11.1 Turnovers 13 246th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Ohio State Buckeyes Leaders

    • The scoring leader for the Buckeyes this season is Brice Sensabaugh, who averages 16.7 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game.
    • Ohio State’s leading rebounder is Zed Key averaging 7.8 boards per game and its best passer is Bruce Thornton and his 3.3 assists per game.
    • Sensabaugh makes more threes per game than any other member of the Buckeyes, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.9 per contest.

    Minnesota Golden Gophers Leaders

    • Dawson Garcia holds the top spot on the Golden Gophers leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 14.6 points and 6.5 rebounds per game.
    • Ta’Lon Cooper dishes out more assists than any other Minnesota teammate with 6.4 per game. He also averages 10.5 points and pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game.
    • Jamison Battle hits 2.7 three-pointers per game, the most on the Golden Gophers.

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