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Sunday College Basketball Odds, Picks & Predictions for Iowa vs. Ohio State: Sharps Jumping On Spread (Feb. 28)

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  • Sunday's Ohio State-Iowa matchup is the biggest game of the day and also one sharp bettors are targeting.
  • PJ Walsh breaks down which side they're focusing on in our PRO Report.

Iowa vs. Ohio State Odds

Iowa Odds +3.5
Ohio State Odds -3.5
Over/Under 158.5
Time | Channel  4 p.m. ET | CBS

As everyone who has been following along this season knows, professional bettors don’t care how “big” a game is — all that matters is value.

This often leads to sharps hammering a slate’s smallest games.

However, today brings the nice intersection of a high-profile game and betting value.

Using our College Basketball PRO Report, let’s break down how wiseguys are betting Sunday’s No. 9 Iowa vs. No. 4 Ohio State matchup.

College Basketball Picks: Iowa vs. Ohio State

Sharp Action

Sometimes sharp action is tough to diagnose, while other times it smacks you right in the face.

Iowa vs. Ohio State is certainly the latter.

After opening at -2, the Buckeyes now sit at -3.5 (click here for the latest college basketball odds) across the market thanks to wiseguy money.

Action Labs’ Bet Signals are reporting two Steam Moves on Ohio State, citing two specific instances in which smart money flooded the market and forced oddsmakers to react by adjusting the spread.

Big Money

Sixty percent of tickets have landed on Iowa in this matchup, which isn’t all that surprising since recreational bettors often take the points when two good teams face off.

However, the Buckeyes have attracted 80% of the money wagered, confirming that the home favorites are the preferred landing spot of big bettors.

PRO Projections Pick: Ohio State -3.5

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