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The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Northwestern Wildcats will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Ryan Field.
Ohio State was a 31-24 winner in its last match at home against Wisconsin. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 55 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Northwestern was a 35-21 winner in their most recent outing at home against Maine. They failed to cover the 28-point spread as favorites, while the total score (56) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Ohio State has won 5 straight games.
Northwestern has won 4 straight games.
Ohio State: 5-0 SU, 4-1 ATS
Northwestern: 4-0 SU, 2-2 ATS
Ohio State most recently:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 9-1
Northwestern most recently:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 6-4
A few 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 on the road
Ohio State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Northwestern
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ohio State's last 5 games when playing Northwestern
Northwestern is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Northwestern is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northwestern's last 5 games when playing Ohio State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northwestern's last 6 games at home
Ohio State home to Iowa, Saturday, October 19
Northwestern at Wisconsin, Saturday, October 12