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    The Ohio State Buckeyes (10-8, 2-5 Big Ten) are 3.5-point favorites as they look to turn around a five-game losing streak when they host the Iowa Hawkeyes (12-6, 4-3 Big Ten) on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Value City Arena. The contest airs at 2:00 PM ET. The over/under is set at 153.5 for the matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Buckeyes vs. Hawkeyes

    • Game Day: Saturday, January 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • Location: Columbus, Ohio
    • Arena: Value City Arena
    Ohio State vs Iowa Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Ohio State -3.5 153.5

    Ohio State Betting Stats & Information

    • Ohio State has put together a 6-3 record in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 66.7% of those games).
    • The Buckeyes have not yet played a game with moneyline odds of -171 or shorter.
    • The Buckeyes are 7-11-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Hawkeyes are 1-0 against the spread so far this season when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs.
    • Ohio State’s average point total in matchups this season is 143.1, 10.4 points less than the total in this game.

    Iowa Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Iowa has been the underdog four times and won two of those games.
    • The Hawkeyes have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +139 moneyline set for this game.
    • The Hawkeyes’ ATS record is 11-7-0 this year.
    • The Hawkeyes are a perfect 1-0 against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this year.
    • The average over/under in Iowa’s games this year is 0.9 more points than the point total of 153.5 for this outing.

    Ohio State vs. Iowa Season Stat Comparison

    Ohio State Rank Ohio State AVG Iowa AVG Iowa Rank
    68th 77 Points Scored 82 15th
    90th 66.1 Points Allowed 72.4 264th
    24th 36.4 Rebounds 35.8 37th
    45th 10.6 Off. Rebounds 10.8 33rd
    184th 7.4 3pt Made 7.9 129th
    225th 12.7 Assists 17.2 17th
    62nd 11 Turnovers 9.8 12th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Ohio State Buckeyes Leaders

    • The scoring leader for the Buckeyes this season is Brice Sensabaugh, who averages 17 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 1.1 assists per game.
    • Zed Key is Ohio State’s leading rebounder, pulling down eight per game, while Bruce Thornton is its best passer, averaging three assists in each contest.
    • Sensabaugh makes more threes per game than any other member of the Buckeyes, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.1 per contest.

    Iowa Hawkeyes Leaders

    • Kris Murray records 21.2 points and nine rebounds per game for the Hawkeyes, making him the leading scorer and rebounder on the squad.
    • Iowa’s assist leader is Tony Perkins with 2.9 per game. He also records 10.9 points per game and adds 3.5 rebounds per game.
    • Murray makes 2.4 three-pointers per game, the most on the Hawkeyes.

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