2009 Ohio State at Indiana Betting Preview: Odds, Trends & Injuries Print
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Saturday, 03 October 2009 12:00
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OSU at Indiana

Indiana nearly upset a top 25 team last week, and on Saturday the Hoosiers will try again when they host No. 9 Ohio State from Memorial Stadium at 7PM ET.

Bet Ohio State at Indiana

The Hooisers led No. 22 Michigan nearly all game last Saturday before being edged by the Wolverines 36-33 for their first loss. Indiana holds wins over Eastern Kentucky, Western Michigan, and Akron on the year to start 3-1. While Indiana hasn’t had the toughest competition, it does rank in the top half of the Big Ten in most offensive categories. Ben Chappell has thrown for 944 yards and three touchdowns at quarterback for Indiana, while Demetrious McCray and Mitchell Evans have each rushed for over 200 yards on the year. Tandon Doss is leading the IU receivers with 26 catches for 374 yards. On defense, the Hoosiers also rank in the top half in most team categories, led by rushing defense, where IU is second in the conference with only 377 yards allowed.

The Buckeyes are 3-1 on the year and are a fourth-quarter drive away from being 4-0. Following an 18-15 loss to USC in week two, Ohio State has responded with back-to-back shutouts of Toledo and Illinois. Ohio State ranks third in the conference in rushing yards but is third to last in passing yards as Terrelle Pryor continues to develop at quarterback. Pryor has thrown for 695 yards and five touchdowns on the year, but also has four interceptions. Pryor leads the Buckeyes in rushing as well with 235 yards and two touchdowns. The Buckeyers are second in the Big Ten in points and yards allowed per-game, and have six interceptions on the year.

Oddsmakers from online sports book Sportsbook.com have made Ohio State 17-point road favorites over Indiana on Saturday night. The over/under total for this game has been established at 46.5.

College Football Week 5 Betting Trends
OHIO ST is 101-74 ATS (+19.6 Units) as a favorite since 1992.

OHIO ST is 8-1 ATS (+6.9 Units) as a road favorite over the last 3 seasons.

OHIO ST is 110-79 ATS (+23.1 Units) when playing on a Saturday since 1992.

OHIO ST is 46-27 ATS (+16.3 Units) in road games when playing with 6 or less days rest since 1992.

OHIO ST: 8-1 ATS as road favorite

INDIANA: 18-35 ATS as home underdog

Ohio State is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Indiana

Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Indiana

Indiana is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games

Indiana is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Ohio State

All games in this series since 1992

OHIO ST is 9-4 against the spread versus INDIANA since 1992

OHIO ST is 13-0 straight up against INDIANA since 1992

5 of 7 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1992

All games played at INDIANA since 1992

OHIO ST is 6-1 against the spread versus INDIANA since 1992

OHIO ST is 7-0 straight up against INDIANA since 1992

3 of 5 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1992
Week 5 College Football Injury Report
OHIO ST

[LB] 09/06/2009 - Tyler Moeller out for season ( Head ) 

[S] 09/10/2009 - Aaron Gant likely out 2-4 weeks ( Lower Body ) 

[OT] 09/29/2009 - Jim Cordle is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Indiana ( Ankle ) 

[RB] 09/29/2009 - Daniel Herron is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Indiana ( Ankle ) 

[S] 09/28/2009 - Kurt Coleman expected to miss Saturday vs. Indiana ( Suspension ) 

[LB] 09/29/2009 - Ross Homan is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Indiana ( Concussion ) 

INDIANA

[WR] 09/26/2009 - Aaron Burks missed last game, "?" Saturday vs Ohio St ( Ankle ) 

[OL] 09/26/2009 - Alex Perry missed last game, "?" Saturday vs Ohio St ( Knee ) 

[K] 09/26/2009 - Nick Ford missed last game, "?" Saturday vs Ohio St ( Hamstring ) 

[DE] 09/26/2009 - Fred Jones missed last game, "?" Saturday vs Ohio St ( Foot ) 

[LB] 09/26/2009 - Chad Sherer missed last game, "?" Saturday vs Ohio St ( Hamstring ) 

[DE] 09/26/2009 - Darius Johnson missed last game, "?" Saturday vs Ohio St ( Shoulder ) 

[OL] 09/26/2009 - Justin Pagan missed last game, "?" Saturday vs Ohio St ( Ankle ) 

Ohio State at Indiana Current Odds

Ohio State Buckeyes -17 Over 46.5 (-1400)

Indiana Hoosier +17 Under 46.5 (+780)

Bet Ohio State at Indiana

Posted: 10/3/09 5:00PM ET

 

 

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