Sports
ncaab

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Ohio State Buckeyes: Don Best Big Ten Championship Odds & Insights for 3/14/2021

The Big Ten conference champion will be crowned and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket will be awarded on Sunday when the No. 2 seed Illinois Fighting Illini (22-6) and the No. 5 Ohio State Buckeyes (21-8) play at 3:30 PM ET, live on CBS. Illinois is listed as a 5.5-point favorite to claim the title.

Place your bet with SugarHouse online sports betting.

Bet Suggestions

Betting Information

Illinois vs Ohio State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Illinois -5.5 -110 -110 151.5 100 -120 N/A N/A

ATS Records for Illinois and Ohio State

Illinois and Ohio State Betting Information
ATS Record ATS Record Against 5.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Illinois 18-7 3-4 26-0
Ohio State 16-10-1 2-3 29-0

Illinois Leaders

  • Ayo Dosunmu leads the Fighting Illini in scoring (20.9 points per game) and assisting (5.4 assists per game).
  • Illinois' rebounding leader is Kofi Cockburn, who averages 9.6 per game.
  • Trent Frazier paces the Fighting Illini with a team-high 1.9 three-pointers per game.
  • Illinois' blocks leader is Cockburn, who records 1.3 per game. Frazier leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a contest.

SugarHouse sportsbook offers new players who join today up to $250 in free bets.

This bonus can be used to gamble on your favorite sports, including NFL, NBA, and NHL. It takes just a few minutes to register and access your free bet. CLICK HERE to get started.

Ohio State Leaders

  • E.J. Liddell has the top Buckeyes spot in two categories: scoring (16.1 points per game) and rebounding (6.4 rebounds per game).
  • The Buckeyes assist leader is CJ Walker with 4.4 assists per game.
  • Duane Washington Jr. averages 2.8 made threes per game to lead the Buckeyes.
  • The Buckeyes leaders in steals and blocks are Justice Sueing (1.0 steals per game) and Liddell (1.0 blocks per game).

Illinois vs Ohio State: Last 5 Meetings

The Buckeyes have a 3-2 record in the last five games with the Fighting Illini. The Buckeyes have a 2-1 record against the spread in those contests with the Fighting Illini.

Illinois vs Ohio State (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/6/2021 Ohio State -2 150 -139 +116 Regular Season 73-68 ILL
1/16/2021 Illinois -7.5 145.5 -329 +261 Regular Season 87-81 OSU
3/5/2020 Ohio State -5.5 132 -243 +193 Regular Season 71-63 OSU
2/14/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 63-56 ILL
12/5/2018 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-67 OSU

Points Insights

  • The Fighting Illini record 81.1 points per game, 10.8 more points than the 70.3 the Buckeyes allow.
  • Illinois is 16-0 against the spread and 20-4 overall when scoring more than 70.3 points.
  • Ohio State has a 2-1 record against the spread and a 3-1 record overall when allowing more than 81.1 points.
  • The Buckeyes put up an average of 77 points per game, 8.4 more points than the 68.6 the Fighting Illini give up.
  • Ohio State has gone 19-2 overall and 15-0-1 against the spread in games it scores more than 68.6 points.
  • Illinois has an ATS record of 1-4 and a 1-5 record overall when its opponents score more than 77 points.
  • The Fighting Illini have out-scored their opponents by a total of 350 points this season (12.5 points per game on average), and the Buckeyes have put up 194 more points than their opponents on the year (6.7 per game).

Rebounding Insights

  • The Fighting Illini and the Buckeyes are similar rebounding teams, with the squads averaging and 39.6 and 35.1 rebounds per game, respectively.
  • Illinois is 18-4 against the spread when grabbing more boards than their opponents. Ohio State is 2-8 when they lose the rebounding battle.
  • The Fighting Illini collect 10.4 offensive rebounds per game, more than the Buckeyes by 1.2 rebounds per game.
  • The Fighting Illini are 12-3 against the spread when they win the battle on the boards. The Buckeyes are 6-3-1 when they lose the rebounding edge.
  • Both teams thrive on the boards. Illinois records an average rebounding margin of +10.1 rebounds per game. Ohio State averages a margin of +2.8 rebounds.

Place your bet with SugarHouse online sports betting.

Parlay Calculator
TeamsOdds
1.
2.
3.
4.

Amount($)
Payout

Get the best football picks and NFL football picks from the industry's most formidable sports handicapping team. Football picks that will keep you winning all season. Get NFL football picks and free football picks from the top guys in the industry. NFL football picks for football betting are offered every day with a complete analysis.
U.S. Citizens Please Note: The information contained at this website is for news and entertainment purposes only. Any use of this information in violation of federal, state, provincial or local laws is strictly prohibited.
Get the best football picks and NFL football picks from the industry's most formidable sports handicapping team. Football picks that will keep you winning all season. Get NFL football picks and free football picks from the top guys in the industry. NFL football picks for football betting are offered every day with a complete analysis.
U.S. Citizens Please Note: The information contained at this website is for news and entertainment purposes only. Any use of this information in violation of federal, state, provincial or local laws is strictly prohibited.
Copyright© 1995-2021. All Rights Reserved. www.DonBest.com is owned by Don Best Sports Corporation.