Maryland vs Ohio State 2019 College Football Week 11 Odds, Preview & Pick

Maryland vs Ohio State 2019 College Football Week 11 Odds, Preview & Pick

Written by on November 5, 2019

Ohio State hosts Maryland in Week 11. The Buckeyes take on the Terrapins as a massive over 42 points favorite. Will Ohio State continue dominating teams straight up and against the spread? Or, will the Terrapins manage to keep this matchup closer than the betting line? Check out the college football odds, a preview and a free pick for Maryland vs Ohio State!

Maryland vs Ohio State 2019 College Football Week 11 Odds, Preview & Pick

  • When: Saturday, Nov. 9 at 12:00 pm ET
  • Where: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
  • TV: FOX
  • ATS Odds: Ohio State -42 ½

Why Maryland Terrapins are a good bet +42 ½?

Maryland is 1-3 ATS in their last 4 games. Although that trend says they lose against the spread on Saturday, the Terrapins have flashed signs of being a decent team. They average 29.6 points per game. If the Terps hit their average points per, Ohio State would have to score 73 to cover. Not only that, but Ohio State could get a massive lead and then lay off. 42 ½ points are too many to give to the underdog in a conference battle.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Total Yards: 384.4
  • Passing Yards: 200.2
  • Rushing Yards: 184.2
  • Points Scored: 29.6
Defense:
  • Total Yards: 414.4
  • Passing Yards: 262.8
  • Rushing Yards: 151.7
  • Points Allowed: 30

Why Ohio State Buckeyes are a good bet -42 ½?

42 ½ seems like a ton of points. It might not be in this game. Ohio State averages 48.2 points each matchup. They allow an average of 7.9 points per. 48 subtract 8 is 40. If the Buckeyes just play to their averages, they will only be 3 points short of covering. Maryland is 1-3 ATS on the road this season. Ohio State should have no trouble finding those 3 points somewhere.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Total Yards: 515.1
  • Passing Yards: 230.5
  • Rushing Yards: 284.6
  • Points Scored: 48.2
Defense:
  • Total Yards: 224.8
  • Passing Yards: 132.8
  • Rushing Yards: 92
  • Points Allowed: 7.9

College Football Week 11 Betting Trends for Maryland vs Ohio State

  • Terrapins are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games following a double-digit loss at home.
  • Terrapins are 1-4 ATS versus a team with a winning record
  • Buckeyes are 8-0 ATS in their last 8 games following an ATS win
  • Buckeyes are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 conference games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ohio State’s last 5 games against Maryland

Maryland vs Ohio State Final Betting Analysis

This is the largest spread the Buckeyes have had to cover since Nov. 21. On that day, Ohio State faced Miami-Ohio a -38 ½ favorite. The Buckeyes beat the Redhawks 76-5.

Maryland isn’t better than Miami-Ohio. The Terps lost 14-40 to Purdue. They lost 10-52 to Minnesota. Michigan beat them 38-7 in a Maryland home game. Ohio State should score at least 56 against the Terrapins. Unless Maryland conjures up a surprising offensive performance versus the best defense in the nation, the Ohio State Buckeyes cover on Saturday.

College Football Week 11 Free Pick: Ohio State -42 ½

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