Ohio State vs. Michigan Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 26, 2022

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The No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes (11-0) and the No. 3 Michigan Wolverines (11-0) meet in the 2022 edition of The Game.

Ohio State vs. Michigan Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 8 points, with bookmakers listing Ohio State as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Ohio State has -327 odds to pick up the win, while Michigan is listed at +247 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 56 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Ohio State vs. Michigan Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Stadium: Ohio Stadium

Betting Preview

Ohio State

Ohio State has been clicking on all fronts this season, ranking seventh-best in total offense (492.7 yards per game) and eighth-best in total defense (283.4 yards allowed per game). Ohio State has been firing on all cylinders this season, as they rank best in scoring offense (46.5 points per game) and 10th-best in scoring defense (16.9 points allowed per game). Ohio State has been shining on both sides of the ball in the passing game, ranking 17th-best in passing offense (289.2 passing yards per game) and 11th-best in passing defense (175.5 passing yards allowed per game). Ohio State has been firing on all cylinders in the running game this year, ranking 20th-best in rushing offense (203.5 rushing yards per game) and 16th-best in rushing defense (107.9 rushing yards allowed per game). Ohio State has been firing on all cylinders on third down this season, owning the 13th-best mark in third-down conversion rate (47.8%) and 10th-best in third-down defense (29.2% third-down conversion rate allowed). Ohio State has the 10th-best turnover margin in college football at +9, forcing 17 turnovers (47th in the FBS) while turning it over eight times (sixth in the FBS).

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Michigan

Things have been going well for Michigan on both offense and defense, as it is averaging 452.6 total yards per game (23rd-best) and allowing just 241.3 total yards per game (best). Michigan has excelled on both offense and defense this season, ranking ninth-best in points per game (39.4) and second-best in points allowed per game (11.7). Michigan’s pass defense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks fifth-best in the FBS with 161.7 passing yards ceded per contest. In terms of offense, it is generating 208.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 98th. In terms of rushing, Michigan has been productive on both offense and defense this season, ranking fifth-best in rushing yards per game (243.8) and second-best in rushing yards allowed per game (79.5). On third down, Michigan has been productive on both sides of the ball this season, ranking 18th-best in third-down conversion percentage (46.9%) and 13th-best in third-down rate surrendered (30.4%). At +5, Michigan has the 29th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 11 forced turnovers (114th in the FBS) and six turnovers committed (third in the FBS).

Ohio State vs. Michigan Betting Analysis

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Ohio State Betting Insights

Ohio State has compiled a 5-6-0 record against the spread this season. In games this season when favored by 8 points or more, Ohio State are 5-6 against the spread. Games involving Ohio State have hit the over eight times this season. The Buckeyes have been listed as the moneyline favorite a total of seven times this season, and they’ve won all of those games. The Buckeyes have played seven times as a moneyline favorite with odds of -327 or shorter, and claimed a victory in each game.

Wolverines Betting Insights

Michigan has covered the spread six times this season (6-5-0). This season, Michigan games have hit the over twice. The Wolverines have not played a game this season while listed as the underdog. The Wolverines have entered two games this season as the underdog by +247 or more and won each of those games.

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Ohio State vs. Michigan Against The Spread & Betting Records

Ohio State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 59.9 59.4 60.8
Implied Total AVG 45.1 45.7 44.0
ATS Record 5-6-0 4-3-0 1-3-0
Over/Under Record 8-3-0 5-2-0 3-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 7-0 4-0 3-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0

Wolverines

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 53.8 55.9 48.2
Implied Total AVG 40.0 42.1 34.3
ATS Record 6-5-0 4-4-0 2-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-8-1 1-6-1 1-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 9-0 7-0 2-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0

Players to Watch

Ohio State

  • Tommy Eichenberg has played 11 games, registering 2.5 sacks to go with 8.0 TFL, 90 tackles, and one interception for the Buckeyes.
  • The Buckeyes’ defense has been aided by Lathan Ransom, who has suited up for 11 games and recorded 1.5 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL, 48 tackles, and one interception.
  • With 51 tackles, 5.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one interception in 11 games, Steele Chambers has been a key piece of the Buckeyes’ defense in 2022.
  • J.T. Tuimoloau, as part of the Buckeyes’ defense, has registered 4.0 sacks to go with 7.0 TFL, 19 tackles, and two interceptions in 11 games.

Wolverines

  • Junior Colson has amassed 71 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two sacks in 11 games for the Wolverines.
  • In 11 games for the Wolverines, Michael Barrett has compiled two interceptions to go with 44 tackles, 2.0 TFL, 2.5 sacks, and two passes defended.
  • The Wolverines’ Mike Morris has recorded 19 tackles, 9.0 TFL, and seven sacks in 11 games.
  • Rod Moore has posted three interceptions to go with 38 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and three passes defended In 11 games for the Wolverines.

Ohio State vs. Michigan Predictions and Pick

Ohio State vs. Michigan betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Wolverines (+8)

    Pick OU:

    Over (56)

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How to Bet on Ohio State vs. Michigan

You can bet on Ohio State vs. Michigan at every legal online sportsbook. For more college football odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as college football prop odds, check out the latest college football lines as well as our guide to the best college football betting sites.

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Our prediction to win this matchup is Ohio State, and we predict that Michigan will cover the spread (Ohio State -8). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 56 points.

WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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