Buckeyes vs Rattlers Betting Matchup Report
Florida A&M Rattlers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Odds
No. 2 Ohio State completes the non-conference portion of its schedule when it hosts 1-2 Florida A&M (of FCS) Saturday at the Horseshoe (noon ET, BTN).
In early college football wagering there was no line on this game, in part because of the iffy status of Buckeyes QB Braxton Miller, who missed Saturday's win at Cal with a sprained knee.
But when the point spread went up, it went up real fast and real high. As of Friday morning, the odds favored Ohio State by 49.5 points (more than 7 TDs).
How They Match Up:
Florida A&M lost its last outing, a 69-13 result against Oklahoma on September 8. Since it involved a non-board school, there was no point spread or total on the game. Florida A&M lost its last outing 69-13 against Oklahoma on Saturday, getting a 118-yard receiving performance from Travis Harvey in a losing cause at Memorial Stadium.
Ohio State was a 52-34 winner in their most recent outing on the road against California. They covered the 12.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (86) made winners of OVER bettors. In their last game, Ohio State got a 168-yard performance from Jordan Hall as a key part of its 52-34 win over California.
Ohio State Buckeyes Trends:
When playing in September are 9-1
When playing on turf are 10-0
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
A few Rattlers at Buckeyes trends to consider:
Florida A&M is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Florida A&M is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Ohio State home to Wisconsin, Saturday, September 28