Illinois vs Ohio State Basketball Odds

The Fighting Illini will play the Buckeyes on Tuesday, January 30th, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 7:00 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Looking into the second half of the 2023-24 college basketball season, Illinois and Ohio State are set to hit the hardwood on Tuesday, January 30th, 2024. Luckily, we have some clear performance trends emerging now that each team has more than a dozen games under their belts. Use the following data to help analyze this matchup and to place an intelligent wager on its ultimate outcome.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - With the 2023-24 season in full stride, Illinois currently has a 97.67 conference power ranking, while the SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Ohio State is 95.33.
  • Away Illinois - Illinois starts this game with a 2-3 record as an away team, ranking them 3rd in the Big Ten Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Ohio State - Ohio State meets Illinois boasting a 9-2 record as a home team. They currently rank 4th in the Big Ten Conference for home team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Illinois currently ranks 3rd (0.667) in the Big Ten Conference, with Ohio State now standing 6th (0.333) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Big Ten Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Illinois has a 0.750 overall win percentage, with Ohio State, matching up with a 0.650 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Illinois currently possesses 15-5 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Ohio State has tallied a 13-7 standing as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to unfold.

Moneyline Mage

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Moneyline Mage
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Ladies and gentlemen, gather 'round as I weave my magical tale! On Tuesday, January 30th, 2024, the Illinois Fighting Illini, with a 15-5 overall standing, shall embark on a mystical journey to face the Ohio State Buckeyes, who stand at 13-7 this season.

In the enchanted realm of college basketball, conference records are key, for they determine tournament seeds. Behold! The Illini hold a 6-3 standing in the mighty Big Ten Conference, while the Buckeyes falter with a feeble 3-6 record.

Illinois, oh mighty warriors, ride the wave of victory with a current winning streak! Meanwhile, their opponents, Ohio State, suffer from the dark curse of losing, with a two-game losing streak.

For those who seek to tame the wagering spirits, review the tables below to find the best point spread, total, and moneylines for this game. Fear not, for you can bet on college basketball legally at BetRivers, BetMGM, and BetWay. Unleash your magical powers and place your bets wisely!

But wait, there's more! I shall reveal each team's futures odds and current standings below. Brace yourselves, for the fate of this clash lies within your hands. May the wizards bless your bets and guide you to victory!

Best Fighting Illini at Buckeyes Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Ohio State
Favorite

Illinois
Illinois has a -2.5 -110 point spread at BetRivers Array. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Ohio State has a +2.5 -105 point spread at BetMGM. Ohio State is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 146.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 146.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Ohio State
Favorite

Illinois
Illinois is the -148 moneyline favorite. Risk $148 to win $100 on Illinois at BetRivers. Ohio State is the +130 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $130 on Ohio State. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Illinois vs Ohio State College Basketball game on Tuesday, January 30th, 2024?

Illinois is a -2.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Ohio State is a +2.5 -105 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Illinois vs Ohio State College Basketball game on Tuesday, January 30th, 2024?

The best over line is 146.5 -110 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 146.5 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Illinois vs Ohio State College Basketball game on Tuesday, January 30th, 2024?

Illinois is a -148 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and Ohio State is a +130 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

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College Basketball Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Illinois
Ohio State
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Underdog Ohio State - Ohio State bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +2.5 Ohio State underdog bet wins if they lose by 2 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 3 or more.

Favorite Illinois - Illinois bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A -2.5 Illinois favorite bet wins if they win by 3 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 2 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Illinois at Ohio State Prop Bets

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College Basketball Prop Bets
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Illinois
Ohio State
Tie
End of 2nd Half Result
1/30/24 7:00pm EST
-134+133+1050Bet
Illinois
Team Total Points
ILL at OSU
1/30/24 7:00pm EST
74.5 o -11274.5 u -120Bet
Ohio State
Team Total Points
ILL at OSU
1/30/24 7:00pm EST
72.5 o -11372.5 u -118Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Illinois, Ohio State
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
#6 Illinois29-90.76315-36-514-6+30.700L1
Ohio State22-140.61115-52-89-11+80.450L1

Illinois & Ohio State Futures Odds

Latest College Basketball Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review March Madness odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the college basketball tournament. Also be sure to read Ron Halfback's Final Four write-up.

Illinois Championship Odds

No NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament TM Illinois YR: futures available

Ohio State Championship Odds

No NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament TM Ohio State YR: futures available

Illinois & Ohio State Team Pages

Review each team's futures odds, betting bonuses, current standings and other valuable information on our exclusive team betting odds pages. Team betting odds and stats update throughout the season:

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Illinois vs Ohio State College Basketball Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Tuesday, January 30th, 2024 at 7:00 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Basketball page, look for the Illinois vs Ohio State Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Basketball page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Illinois vs Ohio State Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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