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

    The Spartans are expected to lose by at least two TDs (currently +31.5) against the Buckeyes (with an over/under of 48 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 -110 -110 48 -109 -111 -10000 +2750

    Ohio State Pick Insights

    • Ohio State has a 4-3-2 record against the spread this season.
    • Ohio State is 0-1 against the spread when favored by 31.5 points or more this season.
    • Ohio State has hit the over in two of nine games with a set total (22.2%).

    Ohio State Stats & Insights

    • Ohio State sports the 46th-ranked offense this year (417.6 yards per game), and has been even more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking fifth-best with just 271.2 yards allowed per game.
    • Ohio State ranks 32nd in points scored this season (32.8 points per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking second-best in the FBS with 10.7 points allowed per game.
    • Ohio State has been a tough opponent for opposing teams in the passing game, with a top-25 ranking in both passing offense (23rd-best with 283.2 passing yards per game) and passing defense (fourth-best with 156.8 passing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • Ohio State is putting up 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.
    • Ohio State owns the 36th-ranked offense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (43.6% percentage), and has been more effective on defense, ranking 16th-best with a 30.7% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Ohio State owns the 73rd-ranked turnover margin in college football at -1, forcing nine turnovers (107th in the FBS) while turning it over 10 times (30th in the FBS).

    Ohio State’s Best Players

    • Kyle McCord has racked up 2,352 yards (261.3 ypg) on 167-of-257 passing with 17 touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, TreVeyon Henderson, has carried the ball 90 times for 585 yards (65 per game), scoring seven times. He’s also caught 12 passes for 170 yards.
    • DeaMonte Trayanum has carried the ball 68 times for 276 yards (30.7 per game) and three touchdowns.
    • Harrison’s leads his squad with 914 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 52 catches (out of 93 targets) and scored 10 touchdowns.
    • Cade Stover has hauled in 27 receptions totaling 429 yards, finding the end zone three times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Emeka Egbuka has racked up 26 receptions for 332 yards, an average of 36.9 yards per game. He’s scored three times as a receiver this season.
    • J.T. Tuimoloau has collected four sacks to lead the team, while also recording three TFL and 27 tackles.
    • Ohio State’s top-tackler, Tommy Eichenberg, has 69 tackles, one TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Josh Proctor has a team-leading one interception to go along with 33 tackles, two TFL, and one pass defended.

    Michigan State Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Michigan State has put together a 5-4-0 record against the spread.
    • Michigan State has gone over in five of their nine games with a set total (55.6%).

    Michigan State Pick Insights

    • Michigan State has been sputtering offensively, ranking 21st-worst with 319.8 total yards per game. It has been better on the other side of the ball, surrendering 351.6 total yards per contest (48th-ranked).
    • Michigan State has not been getting things done on offense, ranking 11th-worst in the FBS with 18.2 points per game. It has been more effective defensively, allowing 26.6 points per contest (74th-ranked).
    • In terms of passing, Michigan State ranks 82nd in the FBS (216.1 passing yards per game) and 57th on the other side of the ball (222.3 passing yards allowed per contest).
    • Michigan State ranks 16th-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 allowed per contest.
    • On offense, Michigan State is bottom-25 on third down, generating a 33.9% third-down conversion percentage (25th-worst). Fortunately, it is excelling on defense, giving up a 31.6% third-down rate (21st-best).
    • At -4, Michigan State owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 15 forced turnovers (31st in the FBS) and 19 turnovers committed (123rd in the FBS).

    Michigan State’s Best Players

    • Noah Kim has racked up 1,090 yards on 56.5% passing while collecting six touchdown passes with six interceptions this season.
    • Nathan Carter is his team’s leading rusher with 156 carries for 659 yards, or 73.2 per game. He’s found paydirt four times on the ground, as well.
    • Jalen Berger has racked up 93 yards on 25 carries with one touchdown.
    • Montorie Foster’s 436 receiving yards (48.4 yards per game) are a team high. He has 33 catches on 59 targets with two touchdowns.
    • Tre Mosley has put up a 288-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 28 passes on 46 targets.
    • Jaron Glover has racked up 261 reciving yards (29 ypg) this season.
    • Aaron Brule has four sacks to pace the team, and also has six TFL and 45 tackles.
    • Michigan State’s top-tackler, Cal Haladay, 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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