On October 9, the Ohio State Buckeyes (5-0) will kick off their sixth game of the season against the Michigan State Spartans (2-3) at 4:00 p.m. ET in East Lansing, Michigan. The Buckeyes have had some great success in this series going 15-3 in the last 18 contests.
Our friends at Tipico, our official odds provider, currently have Ohio State listed as a mighty large 25.5-point favorite with the total points set at 64.5. This seems like a large spread, but as discussed above, Ohio State has done well in this series and in addition to going 15-3 straight-up, the Buckeyes are also 12-6 against the spread in that same stretch.
Michigan State’s new head football coach Mel Tucker is greeted by Sparty on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at the Capital Region International Airport in Lansing. Credit: USA TODAY Sports
This line may seem large, but Ohio State is explosive and own Michigan State after winning six in a row and topping the spread five times in a row.
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