Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan Wolverines: Preview and Pick
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In week 14 of the college football season the biggest rivalry to some in all of sports will take place. The Michigan Wolverines will host their hated rivals the Ohio State Buckeyes. The Wolverines are not having the great type of season that they hope they would have, but if they can crush the dreams of the Buckeyes with an upset win, it would make their season. The Buckeyes need this win to prove that they should be considered as a contender for the BCS National Championship.
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan Wolverines Odds
The college football odds for this game will favor the Buckeyes as they have yet to lose a game this year. In fact the Buckeyes have yet to lose a game over the last two seasons. With a weaker schedule, they need a win against Michigan to try and convince the voters to move them up the college football BCS rankings. The line will move in favor of the Buckeyes leading up to kickoff, so check your top rated online sportsbook for the best odds for the team that you want.
There is no hotter team in college football than Ohio State. The Buckeyes won their 23rd straight game by hammering Indiana, 42-14, on Saturday. The winning streak is the longest in school history, surpassing the 22 straight wins the program collected from 1967-69. No FBS team has a longer winning streak, including two-time defending BCS champion Alabama. Michigan would like to change all of that.
The latest college football trends reveal some interesting betting angles for both teams. Ohio State is 4-2 straight up in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Michigan and Ohio State is 8-1 straight up in its last 9 games when playing Michigan overall. The total has gone over in 4 of Ohio State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Michigan, but the total has gone under in 4 of Ohio State's last 6 games when playing Michigan. From a betting standpoint Michigan is 1-6 against the spread (ATS) in its last 7 games when playing at home against Ohio State. Ohio State is 22-0-1 straight up in its last 23 games overall and 5-0 straight up in its last 5 games on the road, meanwhile Michigan is 19-1 straight up in its last 20 games at home and 15-7-1 SU in its last 23 games overall.
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan Wolverines Pick
With plenty of time before kickoff we will wait for more information to come in before we select a side on this contest. Make sure to check back on the day of the game to see who we select as our winner for this big game.