Ohio State hasn’t lost to an in-state foe since 1921, a streak of 42 straight victories. We feel confident saying that streak will continue Saturday with the Buckeyes as nearly a six-touchdown favorite on the NCAAF odds against Miami of Ohio Redhawks.
How to Bet Miami OH vs Ohio State 2019 College Football Week 4 Odds & Game Info
- When: Saturday, 3:30 PM ET
- Where: Ohio Stadium, Columbus
- TV: Big Ten Network
- Live Stream: BTN+
- Radio: SiriusXM
- College Football Week 4 Odds: Ohio State -39 (Total 58.5)
This will be the sixth meeting between the two schools, the fourth since 2000 and the first since Urban Meyer’s unbeaten, 2012 Buckeyes defeated Miami, 56-10, to open the season and the Meyer coaching era in Columbus. OSU leads 5-0. This game was announced in April 2017 and came about after Ohio State and TCU modified their scheduled home-and-home series in 2018 and 2019 to one neutral site game in 2018.
- Partly Cloudy: 30°C/86°F
- Humidity: 60%
- Precipitation: 10%
- Cloud Cover: 35%
- Wind: 10 mph SSW
- Stadium Type: Open
Why Bet on Miami OH?
The RedHawks are off a 35-15 loss at Cincinnati last Saturday to fall to 1-2. Miami led 10-0 after one quarter but then was dominated. Cincinnati outgained Miami 420-207 on the day, including 234-64 on the ground. Brett Gabbert finished the day 10-of-18 with 143 yards passing for Miami, while Tyre Shelton led MU with 39 yards rushing.
Defensive lineman Kameron Butler’s career day at Cincinnati earned him recognition as the Mid-American Conference’s East Division Defensive Player of the Week. Butler recorded seven tackles (four for loss) along with two sacks against the Bearcat. Butler helped the Miami defense hold Cincinnati to just 186 yards passing on the day. It’s the first time that Butler has earned the MAC East Defensive Player of the Week award.
After graduating 25 seniors last season the RedHawks have several new faces on the team this year, many of them on the offensive side of the ball. Gabbert is was the true freshman to begin a season as Miami’s starting quarterback in school history. Is also the brother of NFL quarterback Blaine Gabbert. Has thrown for 481 yards and two touchdowns in three career starts. The redshirt freshman Shelton leads the team with 108 yards rushing through three games.
Miami is 11-for-12 this season on red zone opportunities. Its lone miss was a fumble inside the red zone last week at UC. In those 12 attempts, Miami has scored eight (66.7%) touchdowns. Last season, Miami was 42-for-43 in the red zone with 35 (81.4%) touchdowns. Miami was also 33-for-33 in the red zone during MAC play with 27 touchdowns last year. In its last 15 games, Miami has scored on 53-of-55 red zone opportunities.
Team Stats (Last 10 Games)
- Score: 13.33
- Rush Yards: 59.67
- Pass Attempts: 48.67
- Completion Percentage: 52.74
- Passing Yards: 266.33
- Total Yards: 326.0
- Turnovers: 2.33
Why Bet on Ohio State?
OSU rolled Indiana 51-10 last week. The Buckeyes (3-0) chalked up 314 rushing yards while throwing for 214 more to total 528 yards of offense in the Big Ten opener.
JK Dobbins rushed for 193 yards on 22 carries with two total touchdowns. Dobbins racked up 175 yards in the first half, which was sixth most in one half by a Buckeye in school history. He finished with 207 total yards. Master Teague also had a big day following Dobbins with 106 rushing yards on 10 carries and a touchdown. Justin Fields threw for three touchdowns and ran for another TD.
Dobbins has rushed for 425 yards so far this season and is averaging 7.1 yards per carry. His yardage total is fourth nationally, his 141.7 yards per game ranks sixth and his yards per carry average ranks 19th. Dobbins has moved into 14th place among all-time Ohio State rushers with 2,881 yards and needs 119 yards to become just the 11th Buckeye to top 3,000 rush yards.
Ohio State holds a 105-point differential through the first three quarters so far this season, including a dominant 73-point edge in the first half (86-13). Ohio State’s defense has allowed just one TD and one field goal the last eight quarters, and is 10th nationally in scoring defense at 10.1 points/game.
As for Miami, Ohio State has won 42 consecutive games against in-state schools and is on a 48-game unbeaten streak (47-0-1) since a 7-6 loss to Oberlin in 1921.
Team Stats (Last 10 Games)
- Score: 39.00
- Rush Yards: 242.33
- Pass Attempts: 31.00
- Completion Percentage: 58.06
- Passing Yards: 220.00
- Total Yards: 462.33
- Turnovers: 0.33
Miami OH vs Ohio State 2019 College Football Week 4 Betting Trends
- Redhawks are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Big 10 conference
- Redhawks are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games played in September
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami-OH’s last 8 games played on a Saturday
- Buckeyes are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games at home
- Buckeyes are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games played in week 4
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ohio State’s last 7 games
Expert Final Score Prediction for Miami OH vs Ohio State
Miami OH 14 – Ohio State 47