The Ohio State Buckeyes will have revenge on their side when they take on the Wisconsin Badgers in the Big Ten tournament title game Sunday in Chicago (3:30 pm ET, CBS).
In the early betting, this game opened as even odds, but the Buckeyes had been bet up to minus-1.5 by Sunday morning, according to OddsShark.com.
That situation sets up nicely for a Badgers team that has been very tough as a small underdog. In 16 games since 2004 as a dog of two or fewer points, Wisconsin is 12-4 ATS.
Ohio State, the No. 2 seed in this Big Ten tournament, reached Sunday’s final by beating Nebraska Friday 71-50, then winning a tough one against Michigan State Saturday 61-58.
The Buckeyes breezed to a cover as 14-point favorites over the Cornhuskers, then squeaked out a cover as two-point favorites over the Spartans.
Fourth-seeded Wisconsin, meanwhile, got to Sunday by upending Michigan Friday 68-59, then knocking off top-seeded Indiana (for the second time this season) Saturday 68-56. The Badgers…
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