Recap - Buckeyes Defeat Akron 42-0
|Recap - Buckeyes Defeat Akron 42-0|
Ohio State cruised to victory on Saturday, as they ran up a 42-0 score against Akron in Week 1 action at Ohio Stadium.
Ohio State was a favorite by 33.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 46.5.
Joe Bauserman completed 12 of 16 pass attempts for 163 yards for the Buckeyes in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Clayton Moore rushed for 32 yards for Akron, while Jawon Chisholm added 26 yards. Clayton Moore threw for 54 yards for the Zips, while receivers Marquelo Suel and Jawon Chisholm had 33 and 10 yards respectively.
Akron was outgained by Ohio State 517-90 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-5 by the Buckeyes.
The time of possession battle favored Ohio State as their offense was on the field for 36:10, longer than the 23:50 of their opponents.
Ohio State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Toledo. Akron will aim to get back on the winning track vs Temple.