Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan State Spartans opening odds

Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan State Spartans opening odds

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.

Ohio State football vs. Michigan State from a Spartan perspective
Ohio State football vs. Michigan State from a Spartan perspective

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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Ohio State vs. Michigan State: Complete preview and prediction

Ohio State vs. Michigan State: Complete preview and prediction
Ohio State vs. Michigan State: Complete preview and prediction

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