Spartans Down Ohio State 10-7 - Match Report
Ohio State was unable to slow down B.J. Cunningham, who produced 154 receiving yards as the Spartans defeated the Buckeyes 10-7 on Saturday.
Michigan State was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Kirk Cousins completed 20 of 32 pass attempts for 250 yards for the Spartans in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Buckeyes defense.
Jordan Hall rushed for 45 yards for Ohio State, while Carlos Hyde added 33 yards. Joe Bauserman threw for 87 yards for the Buckeyes, while receivers Chris Fields and Verlon Reed had 45 and 43 yards respectively.
Ohio State was outgained by Michigan State 321-178 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 15-12 by the Spartans.
Michigan State lost the time of possession battle 31:34/28:26, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Michigan State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Michigan. Ohio State will aim to get back on the winning track at Nebraska.