Recap - Buckeyes Defeat Wisconsin 31-24
|Recap - Buckeyes Defeat Wisconsin 31-24|
Ohio State earned a 31-24 victory over Wisconsin on Saturday in Week 5 action at Ohio Stadium.
Ohio State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 56.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Braxton Miller completed 17 of 25 pass attempts for 198 yards for the Buckeyes in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Melvin Gordon rushed for 74 yards for Wisconsin, while James White added 31 yards. Joel Stave threw for 295 yards for the Badgers, while receivers Jared Abbrederis and Sam Arneson had 207 and 39 yards respectively.
Ohio State was outgained by Wisconsin 399-390 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Buckeyes.
Wisconsin lost the time of possession battle 30:18/29:42, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Ohio State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Northwestern. Wisconsin will aim to get back on the winning track vs Northwestern.