The kickoff for this week 13 matchup between the Buckeyes and Wolverines takes place at 12:00 ET at Michigan Stadium. FOX will be carrying the television coverage for this OHIOST vs. MICH shodown. The odds for this week 13 Big Ten matchup have the Wolverines as the 3.5 point favorites at home. Will the Wolverines pull this one out? Find out how I see this game playing out on Saturday.
OHIO STATE BUCKEYES VS MICHIGAN WOLVERINES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Ohio State Buckeyes +3.5
This game will be played at Michigan Stadium at 12:00 ET on Saturday, November 25th.
WHY BET THE OHIO STATE BUCKEYES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 25-22 in favor of Michigan.
- Even though we have Michigan winning straight-up, we like Ohio State at +3.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 46.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 47 points.
Will the Buckeyes Make it Happen on the Road?
Ohio State heads into this week’s game with a record of 11-0. This year, they have five games on the road and five games at home.
Ohio State heads into this week’s matchup with an ATS record of 6-2-2. So far, they have been favored in every game and have an average scoring margin of +24.4 points per contest.
Heading into this week’s game, Ohio State’s over/under record is 2-8. Their average margin against their over/under lines is currently -9.6 with their games averaging 42.9 points per game.
The Buckeyes’ offense is set to face Michigan while averaging 146.5 rushing yards per game and 4 yards per attempt. In the national rankings, they currently stand at 84th for rushing yards and 23rd for passing yards, with an average of 283.7 yards per matchup. Overall, Ohio State is putting up 33.6 points per game, which is 22nd nationally.
This season, the Buckeyes’ defense has allowed 108.5 rushing yards per game, ranking 184th. Opponents average 144.4 passing yards, and opposing quarterbacks have put together a passer rating of 62.2 against Ohio State. They hold the 114th position in NCAA points allowed.
Will Michigan Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?
Michigan heads into this week’s game with a record of 11-0. This year, they have five games on the road and six games at home.
While being favored in all of their games so far this season, Michigan is 5-5-1 against the spread. The team comes into the game with an average scoring margin of +29.3.
Michigan has put together an over/under record of 6-5 throughout this season. The average combined score in their games has been 47.3 points, and the standard over/under line has stood at 48.7 points.
Michigan comes into the game with an offense averaging 38.3, which places them at 11th in the NCAA rankings. Their passing game has them ranked 63rd nationally, with an average of 228.6 passing yards. In the rushing department, they’re 48th in the nation, with 415 rushing attempts per game for the season.
Ranked 197th in passing yards allowed per game, Michigan’s defense gets ready to take on Ohio State. Opponents have attempted an average of 25.2 passes per game against the Wolverines. They’re allowing 9 points per contest, placing them 42nd in college football. Their rush defense ranks 12th in the NCAA.