The No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes (5-0) and Michigan State Spartans (2-3) will battle in clash of Big Ten rivals at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan.
Ohio State vs. Michigan State Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 27 points, with sportsbooks listing Ohio State as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Ohio State has -4916 odds to pick up the win, while Michigan State is listed at +1516 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 64.5 points.
How to Watch Ohio State vs. Michigan State Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
- Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ABC
- Location: East Lansing, Michigan
- Stadium: Spartan Stadium
Ohio State has been finding success on both offense and defense, ranking third-best in total offense (529.6 yards per game) and 10th-best in total defense (263.8 yards allowed per game). Ohio State has been a handful for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (best with 48.8 points per game) and scoring defense (15th-best with 14.8 points allowed per game) this year. Ohio State has been making things happen on both sides of the ball in the passing game this season, ranking 19th-best in passing (303.4 passing yards per game) and seventh-best in passing defense (153.4 passing yards allowed per game). Ohio State ranks 33rd in run defense this year (110.4 rushing yards allowed per game), but has been thriving on the offensive side of the ball, ranking 11th-best in the FBS with 226.2 rushing yards per game. Ohio State has been finding success on both offense and defense in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking second-best in third-down percentage (60.3%) and 11th-best in third-down percentage allowed (27.1%). With five forced turnovers (98th in the FBS) against four turnovers committed (15th in the FBS), Ohio State’s +1+1 turnover margin ranks 51st in college football.
Michigan State is generating 370.4 total yards per game on offense this season (93rd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 411.8 total yards per contest (100th-ranked). From an offensive perspective, Michigan State is accumulating 27.0 points per contest (89th-ranked). It ranks 54th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (22.6 points allowed per game). Michigan State ranks 72nd in passing yards per game (243.0), but it has been less productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 18th-worst in the FBS with 275.0 passing yards conceded per contest. With 127.4 rushing yards per game on offense, Michigan State ranks 98th in the FBS. On defense it ranks 62nd, surrendering 136.8 rushing yards per contest. Michigan State’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit on third down this season, ceding a 44.2% third-down conversion percentage, which ranks 21st-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 42nd with a 44.2% third-down rate. With seven forced turnovers (62nd in the FBS) and eight turnovers committed (75th in the FBS) this season, Michigan State ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -1.
Ohio State vs. Michigan State Betting Analysis
Ohio State Betting Insights
Ohio State has covered the spread two times in five games with a set spread. Ohio State has an ATS record of 1-2 when playing as at least 27-point favorites. Games involving Ohio State have hit the over three times this season. The Buckeyes have won all three of the games they have been the moneyline favorite this season. The Buckeyes have played as a moneyline favorite of -4916 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.
Spartans Betting Insights
Michigan State has covered the spread in a matchup two times this season (2-3-0). Michigan State games have gone over the total once this season. This season, the Spartans have been listed as the underdog in three games and failed to win any of those contests. The Spartans have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +1516 moneyline set for this game.
Ohio State vs. Michigan State Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||60.9||60.9|
|Implied Total AVG||45.8||45.8|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||3-0||3-0||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-0||0-0||0-0|
|Point Total AVG||55.2||53.7||57.5|
|Implied Total AVG||34.8||37.0||31.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-0||2-0||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-3||0-1||0-2|
Players to Watch
- Tommy Eichenberg has helped spur the Buckeyes’ defense with 36 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and two sacks in five games.
- Steele Chambers has helped spur the Buckeyes’ defense with 1.0 sack to go along with 4.0 TFL, 25 tackles, and one interception in five games.
- The Buckeyes’ defense has been aided by Michael Hall Jr., who has played five games and collected nine tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks.
- With 2.0 sacks to go along with 1.0 TFL and nine tackles, Javontae Jean-Baptiste has helped spur the Buckeyes’ defense over five games.
- As a tone-setter on defense, the Spartans’ Jacoby Windmon has recorded 22 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 5.5 sacks in five games.
- In five games for the Spartans, Kendell Brooks has registered 45 tackles.
- In five games for the Spartans, Cal Haladay has delivered 39 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack.
- Angelo Grose has collected 36 tackles and 2.0 TFL In five games for the Spartans.
Ohio State vs. Michigan State Predictions and Pick
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Our prediction to win this game is Ohio State, and we predict that Michigan State will cover the spread (Ohio State -27). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 64.5 points.