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Ohio State vs. Wisconsin Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 2/2/23

Wisconsin Badgers (12-8) vs. Ohio State Buckeyes (11-10)
February 2, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Ohio State Buckeyes -7.5 / Wisconsin Badgers +7.5; Over/Under: +132.5
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The Wisconsin Badgers and the Ohio State Buckeyes meet in college basketball action from the Value City Arena on Thursday night. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.


Ohio State is listed as a 7.5-point home favorite for this game with a ML price of -350. The total for this game is set at 132.5 points.


For Wisconsin, Jay Heath is out for the season with a lower body injury while Ohio State has a clean injury report coming into this game.

Matchup History

Wisconsin’s 78-68 win back on January 13th, 2022, snapped Ohio State’s two-game win streak in this matchup.


Wisconsin is 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games against a team with a winning record and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games following a loss while the under is 5-0 in their last 5 games following a double-digit loss at home. Ohio State is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS loss and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games overall while the over is 5-1 in their last 6 home games.


I’m sticking with Ohio State here. The Buckeyes haven’t been great, but Wisconsin hasn’t covered a game in well over a month and are riding a double-digit ATS losing streak coming into this game. A lot of Ohio State’s recent struggles came on the road, but last time they were at home they put the boots to a decent Iowa team and I think they can get one over on the Badgers here. Give me Ohio State laying the points.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick: Ohio State -7.5

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Chris Ruffolo

Chris joined the Sports Chat Place team in August 2016 and has a proven system that combines multiple analytical and situational statistics and trends to give out thousands of winning picks over the last three years with winning records across all of the top leagues, Follow Chris Ruffolo on Twitter @ruffthepickdawg

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