Hoosiers vs Buckeyes Betting Matchup Report
Ohio State Buckeyes vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds
The Indiana Hoosiers host Ohio State on Saturday, looking to build on their 2-3 ATS mark against the 6-0 Buckeyes in NCAAF action at Memorial Stadium.
The Hoosiers sit at 2-3 (2-3 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Buckeyes are currently 6-0 (3-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Indiana is 4-0 OU, and Ohio State is 3-3 OU.
Betting Line: The Buckeyes were listed as 17.5-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark. No total was available early in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 83-rated Hoosiers and the No. 68-rated Buckeyes in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 48-35 win for the Buckeyes on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Indiana's No. 46-ranked offense (32.8 PPG) against a Buckeyes defense that ranks No. 35 at 20.5 PPG. The Hoosiers passing attack has averaged 305.2 yards per game, more than the Buckeyes give up through the air (265.3 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Buckeyes own the league's No. 2-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 34 yards per game when on the road. Indiana, on the other hand, rates No. 107 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Last time out for Ohio State, they were a 63-38 winner as they battled Nebraska at home. Ohio State covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 101 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Braxton Miller tore up the turf for 186 rushing yards in the latest Buckeyes game, a 63-38 win over the Cornhuskers at Ohio Stadium.
Last time out for Indiana, they were a 31-27 loser as they battled Michigan State at home. Indiana covered in the match as a 14.5-point underdog, while 58 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Hoosiers suffered a Week 6 loss against Michigan State in their last game, falling 31-27 at Memorial Stadium.
Ohio State Buckeyes Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 5-5
Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing in October are 1-9
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 0-10
A few Buckeyes at Hoosiers trends to consider:
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Indiana
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana
Ohio State is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Indiana is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Indiana is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Indiana is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games
Indiana is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Ohio State home to Purdue, Saturday, October 20
Indiana at Navy, Saturday, October 20