|2012 Big Ten College Football Week 7 Odds: Ohio State vs. Indiana|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 12 October 2012 08:30|
Ohio State vs. Indiana Odds
Ohio State is 6-0 on the season, 2-0 in the Big Ten and 1-0 on the road. Indiana is 2-3 overall, 0-2 in the Big Ten and 1-2 at home. The Buckeyes are 3-3 against the spread this year while the Hoosiers are 2-3 ATS. Ohio State has won eight straight at Indiana, by an average of 21 points per game.
Trends show that Ohio State is 6-1 against the spread in its last 7 games against Indiana and 5-0 ATS in its last 5 trips to Bloomington. The road team has also covered the spread in 8 of the last 11 games in this series.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Ohio State is a 17-point favorite on the road against Indiana on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 61 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds had Ohio State favored by 17 points. The spread dipped to 16.5 points and grew to 17.5 during the week before closing at its opening of Ohio State -17.
Ohio State is 6-0 on the season following a 63-38 win over Nebraska at home last week. The Buckeyes have beaten ranked teams in their last two outings. Ohio State is holding opponents to just 20.5 points per game while scoring 38.5 points per contest on their own. The Buckeyes have the 10th best rushing attack in the country at 248.7 yards per game. Quarterback Braxton Miller has thrown for 1,060 yards and 9 TDs while rushing for 763 yards and eight scores to lead Ohio State.
Indiana is coming off a 31-27 loss at home to Michigan State. The Hoosiers led 17-0 in the game before falling apart in the second half. Indiana has lost three straight games, two of which have been by a combined 6 points. Indiana is scoring 32.8 points per game this year but giving up 27.8 points per contest. The Hoosiers are led by quarterback Cameron Coffman, who has thrown for 801 yards and six touchdowns this season.
In terms of Injuries, Ohio State defensive lineman Johnathan Hankins is questionable with a leg injury while linebacker Ryan Shazier is questionable with a leg injury as well. Indiana linebacker Chase Hobbler is expected to miss the game with a back injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Ohio State. The Buckeyes are getting 80% of the wagers with odds of -17 points at Indiana on Saturday.