The Ohio St Buckeyes will face the Michigan St Spartans in the Big Ten conference championship game in an NCAA college football game set for Saturday night.
Kick off time from a neutral site at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis Indiana is scheduled for 8:17PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX.
The betting odds from the Big Ten conference championship game have the Ohio St Buckeyes favored by –6 points with a total lined at 49 1/2 points.
Ohio St moved to 12-0 on the year following a 42-41 road victory last week to the Michigan Wolverines as a -17 point wagering favorite. The game total finished at over 57 points. The Buckeyes nearly blew a 14 point lead after three quarters as they successfully defended a two point conversion by Michigan in the final seconds of the game.
The Buckeyes offense put up 526 yards with 393 running for 8 ½ yards per carry. Braxton Miller hit on 6 of 15 passes for 133 yards with two touchdowns and one pick. Miller ran for 153 yards and three touchdowns. On defense Ohio St gave up 603 yards to the Michigan offense with 451 yards passing and four touchdown throws to Devin Gardner. The Buckeyes had two turnovers and took one away from Michigan.
Michigan St improved to 11-1 on the year by notching their eighth straight victor in a 14-3 home victory last week to the Minnesota Golden Gophers as a -17 point wagering favorite. The game came in at under 42 points. The Spartans were able to extend a 7-3 first half lead.
The Spartans offense put up 324 yards with 181 rushing for nearly 6 yards per run attempt. Connor Cook hit on 10 of 20 passes for 143 yards with a touchdown and pick. Jeremy Langford ran for 134 yards on 21 carries and a score. Michigan St went 0 of 8 on third down. The Spartans held Minnesota to 249 yards of offense with 124 rushing for 2 ½ yards per rush. Michigan St turned it over twice and forced three away from the Golden Gophers.