Buckeyes vs Bobcats Final: 43-7 - Recap
The battle between the Buckeyes and Bobcats didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Ohio was handed a 43-7 defeat on Saturday at Ohio Stadium.
Ohio State was a favorite by 29.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 45.5.
Terrelle Pryor completed 22 of 29 pass attempts for 235 yards for the Buckeyes in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Bobcats defense.
Phil Bates rushed for 53 yards for Ohio, while Dallas Brown added 40 yards. Boo Jackson threw for 69 yards for the Bobcats, while receivers Riley Dunlop and Bakari Bussey had 31 and 22 yards respectively.
Ohio lost the offensive yardage battle to Ohio State 439-158 yards in Saturday's game. Ohio State had more first downs as that total ended up 22-7.
Ohio lost the time of possession battle 37:56/22:04, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Ohio State takes its act home to face Eastern Michigan looking for another win. For Ohio, they head on the road to face Marshall.