Top 25 College Football Game Previews
The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Michigan State Spartans will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Spartan Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Buckeyes listed as 4-point favorites versus the Spartans, while the game’s total is sitting at 41½.
Beanie Wells ran for 95 yards on 22 carries, as Ohio State handled Purdue 16-3 in Week 7.
Ohio State couldn’t cash as 18-point home favorites as the game played under the 43.5-point total listed by sportsbooks.
Javon Ringer ran for 124 yards on 35 carries with two touchdowns to lead Michigan State past Northwestern 37-20 in Week 7.
Michigan State covered as 3-point road favorites as the game played over the 44-point total listed by oddsmakers.
Ohio State has won 4 straight games.
Michigan State has won 6 straight games.
Ohio State: 6-1 SU, 1-5 ATS
Michigan State: 6-1 SU, 4-3 ATS
Ohio State most recently:
When playing in October are 10-0
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 9-1
Michigan State most recently:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Michigan State
Ohio State is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Ohio State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ohio State’s last 6 games
Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan State’s last 5 games at home
Michigan State is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
Ohio State home to Penn State, Saturday, October 25
Michigan State at Michigan, Saturday, October 25