Ohio State Defeats Michigan 42-41 - Recap
Carlos Hyde ran for 226 yards as Ohio State handled Michigan by a score of 42-41 on Saturday at Michigan Stadium.
Ohio State did not, however, defeat the Wolverines against the spread, which closed at 15.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 57.5.
Braxton Miller completed 6 of 15 pass attempts for 133 yards for the Buckeyes in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Wolverines defense.
De'Veon Smith rushed for 57 yards for Michigan, while Derrick Green added 47 yards. Devin Gardner threw for 451 yards for the Wolverines, while receivers Jeremy Gallon and Jake Butt had 175 and 85 yards respectively.
Ohio State was outgained by Michigan 603-526 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 31-23 by the Wolverines.
Ohio State lost the time of possession battle 33:21/26:39, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.