Buckeyes vs Spartans Final: 17-16 - Recap
Ohio State got a 136-yard performance from Braxton Miller as a key part of its 17-16 victory over the Spartans on Saturday at Spartan Stadium.
Ohio State was an underdog by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Braxton Miller completed 16 of 23 pass attempts for 179 yards for the Buckeyes in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Spartans defense.
Le'Veon Bell rushed for 45 yards for Michigan State, while Larry Caper added 2 yards. Andrew Maxwell threw for 269 yards for the Spartans, while receivers Keith Mumphery and Le'Veon Bell had 79 and 58 yards respectively.
Michigan State lost the offensive yardage battle to Ohio State 383-303 yards in Saturday's game. Ohio State had more first downs as that total ended up 21-17.
Michigan State lost the time of possession battle 30:27/29:33, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Ohio State takes its act home to face Nebraska looking for another win. For Michigan State, they head on the road to face Indiana.