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Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan State Spartans

The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Michigan State Spartans will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Last time out for Ohio State, they were a 42-41 winner as they battled Michigan on the road. Ohio State failed to cover in the match as a 15.5-point favorite, while 83 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Michigan State was a 14-3 winner at home against Minnesota. They failed to cover the 17-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (17) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Ohio State has won 12 straight games.
Michigan State has won 8 straight games.

Team records:
Ohio State: 12-0 SU, 7-5 ATS
Michigan State: 11-1 SU, 7-4-1 ATS

Ohio State most recently:
When playing in December are 1-0
When playing on turf are 10-0
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 10-0

Michigan State most recently:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 9-1

A few trends to consider:
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Ohio State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Michigan State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ohio State's last 5 games when playing Michigan State
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ohio State's last 7 games
Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Michigan State's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan State's last 5 games when playing Ohio State
Michigan State is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Ohio State