In a battle of top-15 teams, #8 Ohio St. (11-2) takes on Big 10 rival #14 Illinois (13-2) Saturday at 2:15ET. College basketball odds are available at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
Ohio St. has rebounded from its loss to Kansas with two blowout covers against Chicago State and Nebraska. For the season, they are 11-2 SU and 7-4 ATS. They had won seven of their last eight, going 4-3 against the spread over that time span.
Illinois is coming off a loss to Purdue and has also lost two of their lost two of their last three to bring their record to 13-2 SU and 5-7 ATS. Before suffering these two losses, they had won 12 straight to start the season. Illinois has enjoyed some key wins this year, over teams like Gonzaga, Georgia Tech, and Butler.
Ohio State is a 4 point favorite. Illinois has struggle a bit of late. Take Ohio State -4 at best sportsbooks online.