Free CBB Hoops Pick: Rutgers vs Buckeyes Odds
Weekly CBB betting sees the Ohio State Buckeyes taking on the Rutgers Saturday February 13 at Louis Brown Athletic Center at Piscataway, New Jersey. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks on all college basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE NCAAB hoops predictions.
Ohio State Buckeyes (15-10-2-5A) vs. Rutgers (6-18-6-8 H)
Date: Saturday February 13th
Time:4:00 PM EST
Venue: Louis Brown Athletic Center at Piscataway, New Jersey
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: OSU -12
CBB Betting Total: 141.5
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This game is a Big Ten matchup between two teams that cannot to seem to find a balance for success this season.
The visiting Buckeyes are looking for a push going into the Big Ten tournament and look to turn things around to make the tournament
Rutgers are looking to grasp any positive note out of the season and look to improve on their losing ways.
Ohio State Buckeyes:
Ohio State seem to be playing more as of a team here as of late since the big win against Kentucky back in December. The Buckeyes are 3-2 in their last 5 contests. During that span they have averaged 66.8 points per game and giving up 62 per match.
The Bucks are led by junior forward Marc Loving who has been very sporadic throughout the year, averaging 13 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.
Pacing him is a sophomore bunch. Keita Bates-Diop and Jae’Sean Tate who are averaging 11.6 and 11.1 points per game respectively.
The Buckeyes were in action once this week against the Northwestern Wildcats. They won this home matchup by a score of 71-63. Leading scorer for the Buckeyes was freshman JaQuan Lyle with 16 points and 6 rebounds.
Also scoring for the Buckeyes was Loving with 15 points.
The Buckeyes are fighting for a spot in the big dance in March. They are currently in 7th place in the very competitive Big Ten where their record stands at 7-5.
This Rutgers basketball team has not faired well since conference play as started. They are currently on a 11 game losing streak since the Big Ten play has started. During that span they have averaged 66.5 points per game and giving up a ridiculous 89.8 points per game during that span.
Rutgers are led by freshman Corey Sanders who is averaging 15.9 points per contest and Mike Williams who is averaging 12.1 points per game. Those are the only two Rutgers players who are averaging double digit points this season with the young team that they have.
Rutgers were in action on the road once this weekend against the Nebraska Cornhuskers where they were defeated 87-63.
The only bright spot in the game was freshman Sanders was able to keep shining. Sanders poured in 28 points to go along with 5 assists. Bishop Daniels was able to contribute 13 points off the bench for Rutgers in the loss.
Rutgers is currently in 13th place in the Big Ten where they are currently winless at 0-11. They look to improve against this weaker Buckeye tam and try to finish conference play off with a positive note.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Over is 12-3-1 in Ohio St. last 16 overall.
- Ohio St. are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 Tue. games.
- Ohio St. are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 .
- Over is 8-3 in SEA last 11 Tue. games.
Free CBB Prediction:
Iowa has been playing Big Ten teams really well. And bottom line, they play everyone tough, up and down the court.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: OVER 141.5
Look for this Buckeye’s team to get hungry to get to March and win big in this game. This Rutgers team has not been close to winning ball games since starting Big Ten season.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Rutgers 63 Ohio State 75
The Buckeyes will be able to keep Rutgers’ scoring at a minimum and be able to balance the scoring out between their team and earn the victory on the road.
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