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    Star wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. and the Ohio State Buckeyes (9-0) meet the Michigan State Spartans (3-6) on Saturday at 7:30 PM ET, at Ohio Stadium.

    The Buckeyes are expected to come out on top by at least two touchdowns (currently -31.5) against the Spartans. The over/under for this matchup is 47 points.

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    Game Info for Ohio State vs. Michigan State

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 11, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NBC
    • Location: Columbus, Ohio
    • Stadium: Ohio Stadium
    Ohio State vs Michigan State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Ohio State -31.5 -109 -111 47 -109 -111 -10000 +2400

    Ohio State Pick Insights

    • So far this season, Ohio State has compiled a 4-3-2 record against the spread.
    • Ohio State is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 31.5-point favorites.
    • Two of Ohio State’s nine games with a set total have hit the over (22.2%).

    Ohio State Stats & Insights

    • Ohio State owns the 46th-ranked offense this season (417.6 yards per game), and has been even more effective defensively, ranking fifth-best with just 271.2 yards allowed per game.
    • Ohio State ranks 33rd in points scored this season (32.8 points per game), but has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, ranking second-best in the FBS with 10.7 points allowed per game.
    • Ohio State has been thriving on both sides of the ball in the passing game, ranking 23rd-best in passing offense (283.2 passing yards per game) and third-best in passing defense (156.8 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Ohio State is totaling 134.3 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 91st in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 27th, allowing 114.4 rushing yards per contest.
    • On the defensive side of the ball, Ohio State has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 16th-best by surrendering a 30.7% third-down percentage. The team’s offense ranks 37th (43.6% third-down conversion rate).
    • With nine forced turnovers (107th in the FBS) against 10 turnovers committed (32nd in the FBS), Ohio State’s -1-1 turnover margin ranks 75th in college football.

    Ohio State’s Best Players

    • Kyle McCord has compiled 2,352 yards (261.3 ypg) on 167-of-257 passing with 17 touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season.
    • TreVeyon Henderson has carried the ball 90 times for a team-high 585 yards on the ground and has found the end zone seven times as a runner. He’s also tacked on 12 catches for 170 yards (18.9 per game).
    • This season, DeaMonte Trayanum has carried the ball 68 times for 276 yards (30.7 per game) and three touchdowns.
    • Harrison’s 914 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 93 times and has totaled 52 receptions and 10 touchdowns.
    • Cade Stover has put up a 429-yard season so far with three touchdowns, reeling in 27 passes on 34 targets.
    • Emeka Egbuka has been the target of 37 passes and racked up 26 catches for 332 yards, an average of 36.9 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone three times through the air this season.
    • J.T. Tuimoloau has four sacks to pace the team, and also has three TFL and 27 tackles.
    • Tommy Eichenberg is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s totaled 69 tackles, one TFL, and one sack.
    • Josh Proctor has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has 33 tackles, two TFL, and one pass defended to his name.

    Michigan State Betting Insights

    • Michigan State has a 5-4-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Michigan State games have hit the over in five out of nine opportunities (55.6%).

    Michigan State Pick Insights

    • Michigan State’s offense has been bottom-25 in total offense this season, putting up 319.8 total yards per game, which ranks 21st-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 47th with 351.6 total yards surrendered per contest.
    • Michigan State ranks 11th-worst in points per game (18.2), but it has been better defensively, ranking 74th in the FBS with 26.6 points ceded per contest.
    • Michigan State is posting 216.1 passing yards per contest on offense this season (81st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 222.3 passing yards per game (56th-ranked) on defense.
    • Michigan State ranks 17th-worst in rushing yards per game (103.7), but it has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 44th in the FBS with 129.2 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • Michigan State’s defense has been dominant on third down, giving up a 31.6% third-down conversion percentage (20th-best). Offensively, it ranks 106th in the FBS with a 33.9% third-down rate.
    • Michigan State has compiled 15 forced turnovers (28th in the FBS) and committed 19 turnovers (124th in the FBS) this season for a -4 turnover margin that ranks 101st in the FBS.

    Michigan State’s Best Players

    • Noah Kim leads Michigan State with 1,090 yards on 91-of-161 passing with six touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Nathan Carter has run the ball 156 times for 659 yards, with four touchdowns.
    • Jalen Berger has taken 25 carries and totaled 93 yards with one touchdown.
    • Montorie Foster has totaled 33 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 436 (48.4 yards per game). He’s been targeted 59 times and has two touchdowns.
    • Tre Mosley has caught 28 passes and compiled 288 receiving yards (32 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Jaron Glover’s 14 receptions (on 28 targets) have netted him 261 yards (29 ypg).
    • Aaron Brule has racked up four sacks to lead the team, while also picking up six TFL and 45 tackles.
    • Cal Haladay, Michigan State’s leading tackler, has 63 tackles, five TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Jaden Mangham has picked off a team-high four passes. He also has 34 tackles, one TFL, and four passes defended to his name.
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