Ohio State vs. IPFW - 11/22/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Ohio State vs. IPFW - 11/22/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by

IPFW at Ohio State

Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Value City Arena)

Ohio State Buckeyes -25.5 . Total 141.0

TV: BTN+

The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are on the road for a clash with the 10th ranked Ohio State Buckeyes.  The Mastodons are (2-4), coming off a 75-68 loss to Kent State. The Buckeyes are (4-0), having just beat Stetson 86-51. 

In the loss to Kent State, the Mastodons were guided by Dylan Carl.  Carl was 7 of 10 from the floor, totaling 15 points. Brian Patrick added 15 points in the game, making 3 of 6 from 3-point range.  Purdue Fort Wayne was leading by 4 points at the half, 42-38. The Mastodons shot 43% from the floor and 45% from distance. The Mastodons had an assist to turnover ratio of 15 to 15. 

In the Buckeyes win over Stetson, Ohio State was led by Kyle Young.  Young made all 5 of his field goal attempts, while making 4 of 5 from the foul line, registering 15 points in the game.  Kaleb Wesson added 13 points and 8 rebounds. The Buckeyes got out to a commanding lead and took a 42-14 lead into the locker room.  Ohio State shot 45% from the floor and 37% from 3-point range. The Buckeyes held Stetson to just 28% from the floor.

Mastodons are 15-34-2 ATS in their last 51 road games.

Mastodons are 6-0-2 ATS in their last 8 games vs a team with a winning % above .600.

The over is 23-9 in Mastodons last 32 road games.

Buckeyes are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall.

Buckeyes are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games following an ATS win.

The over is 6-0 in Buckeyes last 6 vs. the Summit. 

Both teams blew out Stetson, as Stetson was they only like opponent on each teams schedule thus far.  The Mastodons beat Stetson by 24 points and Ohio State beat them by 35 points. Purdue Fort Wayne is used to playing on the road, as this will be their 4th road game of the season.  The Buckeyes are 3-1 ATS and 4-0 SU at home. The Buckeyes out match Purdue Fort Wayne is almost every category, when comparing the Buckeyes defense to the Mastodons offense. However, the Mastodons have had some tough luck to start the year, losing 3 games by 7 points or less.  The Mastodons have done well in keeping games close, so I’ll side with Purdue Fort Wayne here. Final score prediction, Ohio State wins but Purdue Fort Wayne covers, 82-61. 

Chris’s Pick PFW +25.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.