The No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-0) host the Minnesota Golden Gophers (5-5) on Saturday, November 18, 2023 in a matchup between Big Ten opponents at Ohio Stadium. Minnesota is a 27.5-point underdog. The point total for the outing is set at 51.5.

Ohio State ranks 37th in total offense this year (428.8 yards per game), but has been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking fourth-best in the FBS with 428.8 yards allowed per game. Minnesota ranks 102nd in the FBS with 22.5 points per game on offense, and it ranks 62nd with 25.8 points given up per contest on defense.

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Ohio State vs. Minnesota Game Info

  • Game Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Venue: Ohio Stadium
  • TV Channel: BTN
Ohio State vs Minnesota Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Ohio State -27.5 -110 -110 51.5 -110 -110 -5000 +1400

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Ohio State Recent Performance

  • Over the last three games, the Buckeyes have been bottom-25 in total offense with 421.7 total yards per game (-25-worst) and top-25 in total defense with 267.3 total yards surrendered per game (14th-best).
  • While the Buckeyes rank 69th in points per game over the last three games (32.3), they rank 11th-best on defense (9.7 points allowed per game) over that three-game stretch.
  • Ohio State ranks 66th in passing offense over the last three contests (256 passing yards per game), but it ranks 13th-best in passing defense during that time frame (127.3 passing yards per game allowed).
  • Despite having the 96th-ranked run offense over the last three games (165.7 rushing yards per game), the Buckeyes rank 18th-worst in run defense over that time frame (140 rushing yards ceded per game).
  • The Buckeyes have covered the spread twice and are 3-0 overall over their past three games.
  • Ohio State has not gone over the total in its past three games.

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Ohio State Betting Records & Stats

  • Ohio State has gone 5-3-1 ATS this season.
  • The Buckeyes have covered the spread twice this season (2-2 ATS) when playing as at least 27.5-point favorites.
  • One of Ohio State's nine games with a set total has hit the over (11.1%).
  • Ohio State has won all eight of the games it has been the moneyline favorite this season.
  • Ohio State has played three times as a moneyline favorite with odds of -5000 or shorter, and won in each game.
  • The Buckeyes have an implied moneyline win probability of 98.0% in this game.

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Ohio State Stats Leaders

  • Kyle McCord has thrown for 2,687 yards (268.7 ypg) to lead Ohio State, completing 66.3% of his passes and collecting 20 touchdown passes compared to four interceptions this season.
  • The team's top rusher, TreVeyon Henderson, has carried the ball 103 times for 648 yards (64.8 per game), scoring eight times. He's also caught 14 passes for 184 yards.
  • This season, DeaMonte Trayanum has carried the ball 75 times for 311 yards (31.1 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Marvin Harrison Jr. has hauled in 59 catches for 1,063 yards (106.3 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He's found the end zone 12 times as a receiver.
  • Cade Stover has put up a 508-yard season so far with four touchdowns, reeling in 34 passes on 41 targets.
  • Emeka Egbuka has a total of 344 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 27 passes and scoring three touchdowns.
  • J.T. Tuimoloau leads the team with four sacks, and also has three TFL and 28 tackles.
  • Ohio State's top-tackler, Tommy Eichenberg, has 69 tackles, one TFL, and one sack this year.
  • Lathan Ransom leads the team with one interception, while also recording 31 tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended.

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