Ohio State vs Indiana 2019 College Football Spread, Analysis & Prediction

Ohio State vs Indiana 2019 College Football Spread, Analysis & Prediction

Written by on September 11, 2019

The Ohio State Buckeyes take on Indiana in their first conference battle of the season this Saturday. The Buckeyes, behind the arm of Justin Fields, has looked fantastic in two straight. Will Ohio State continue to impress? Or, will Indiana find a way to make the game close? See below for college football odds, analysis, and a free pick for Ohio State-Indiana!

Ohio State vs Indiana 2019 College Football Spread, Analysis & Prediction

  • When: Saturday, Sep. 14 at 12:00pm ET
  • Where: Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, IN
  • TV: FOX
  • Radio: Ohio State / Indiana
  • Live Stream: Fox Sports Live
  • ATS Odds: Ohio State -16
  • Moneyline Odds: Ohio State -700 / Indiana +500
  • Over/Under Total Odds: 61

Why Ohio State Buckeyes are a good bet -16?

The Buckeyes have played like one of the most impressive teams in college football. What’s so fantastic about Ohio State is their amazingly balanced offense. Justin Fields, a former Georgia quarterback, only averages 235 passing yards per game. The Buckeyes rush for 253.5 yards per. That’s about as balanced of an attack as your going to find in NCAAF. The balance on offense should lead to an Ohio State win and cover.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Total Yards: 488.5
  • Passing Yards: 235
  • Rushing Yards: 253.5
  • Points Scored: 43.5
Defense:
  • Total Yards: 250.5
  • Passing Yards: 186
  • Rushing Yards: 64.5
  • Points Allowed: 10.5

Why Indiana Hoosiers are a good bet +16?

Indiana always seems to play the Buckeyes tough. In the head-to-head, Indiana is 7-1 against the spread in the last 8 meetings. This season, Indiana can most definitely keep it close. The Hoosiers average the same amount of points per game as Ohio State. They average more yards. The defense only allows 12 points per. Also, Indiana takes on their rival on their field. The Hoosiers can cover.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Total Yards: 514.5
  • Passing Yards: 383.5
  • Rushing Yards: 131
  • Points Scored: 43
Defense:
  • Total Yards: 257
  • Passing Yards: 181
  • Rushing Yards: 76
  • Points Allowed: 12

College Football Week 3 Betting Trends for Ohio State vs Indiana

  • Buckeyes are 5-0 ATS versus a team with a winning record
  • Buckeyes are 1-4 ATS in their last 4 road games
  • Under is 4-1 ATS in the Buckeyes last 5 road games
  • Hoosiers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following an ATS win
  • Hoosiers are 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 conference games
  • Under is 4-0 in Hoosiers last 4 games overall

Buckeyes vs Hoosiers Final Betting Analysis

Ohio State beat up a good college football team in the Cincinnati Bearcats in their last. The Buckeyes pummeled the Bearcats 42-0. Although the win was definitely impressive, Ohio State must step it up to beat the spread in this game on Saturday.

Indiana is no slouch of a football team. They’re slightly a cut below Ohio State, Michigan State, Penn State and Wisconsin. However, they could be on par with Michigan this season. The Buckeyes will have their hands full to just win the game on Sep. 14. Although they will prevail, they shouldn’t prevail against the spread. 16 points are too many to give up to an Indiana team that moves the ball so well.

College Football Week 3 Free Pick: Indiana +16