Ohio State vs. Michigan State Pick
Ohio State enters this game at 4-0 overall and is playing in its first road game while Michigan State is 3-1 overall and 2-1 at home this season. The Spartans and Buckeyes both enter this game at 1-3 against the spread. Ohio State had won seven straight over MSU until last year’s 10-7 loss at home.
Odds: The oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have Michigan State as the slight favorite at home, as the Spartans are getting odds of -3 points against Ohio State. The over/under total has been set at 43 points.
Line Movement: Opening odds had this game as a pick ‘em, but the spread quickly went in favor of the Spartans, peaking at its current state of MSU -3.
Public Betting: Of the wagers that have been placed on this game, 58% are going on Ohio State with odds of +3 points at home against Ohio State on Saturday. Be sure to click on the public betting link to get the latest odds and betting percentages.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: Ohio State is 19-7-1 ATS L27 Big 10 road games and is 6-1 ATS L7 on the road in series. Last year: Michigan State (+3) over OHIO STATE, 10-7. Ohio State is looking for a signature victory and this could be it. They were flat last week in a 29-15 win over an awful UAB team. Michigan State wasn’t much better in a 23-7 win over Eastern Michigan. OSU head coach Urban Meyer called his team "passive", which means they will come out strong hits week. Ohio State’s star is quarterback Braxton Miller, who is tied for 16th in the nation with 110.3 yards per game game rushing. This will be a battle of tough defenses, with the Buckeyes having a slight edge as they look to slow down Le’Veon Bell and the Spartans’ rushing attack.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 5 FREE PICK: OHIO STATE +3