Ohio State vs. Northwestern Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Ohio State is a 7-point favorite over Northwestern, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 61 points. The Buckeyes are 5-0 overall and 1-0 at home, while the Wildcats are 4-0 overall and 3-0 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Buckeyes opened as 4-point favorites but the line in this game has been bet up to 7 at most sports books, while the total opened at 70 and is now down to 61.
PUBLIC BETTING: Current college football public betting information says that 75% of public bettors are currently backing Ohio State. This information is subjected to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for more detailed information.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: Take Ohio State. According to latest college football trends, the Buckeyes are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games versus the Wildcats, while the favorite is also 4-0 ATS in the last four meetings. Ohio State is also 5-2 ATS in its last seven games in October, 48-20-2 ATS in its last 70 conference games, and 7-0-1 ATS in its last eight games following a straight up win. The Wildcats are also 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games following an ATS loss. Ohio State proved a week ago that its on a clear path to an undefeated record. Urban Meyer's offense is too explosive, even for a Northwestern team that has played well to date.
2013 COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 6 PREDICTIONS: OHIO STATE BUCKEYES -7