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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Indiana Hoosiers Underdogs vs Buckeyes at Indiana

A key Week 5 battle has the visiting Ohio State Buckeyes travelling to Indiana on Saturday to face the Hoosiers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Indiana Hoosiers pegged as 17.5-point underdogs in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 44-24 win for the Buckeyes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Indiana Hoosiers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ohio State Buckeyes will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Indiana Hoosiers are 3-1 ATS. Ohio State is 1-3 against the over under total, while Indiana is 3-0-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Indiana vs Ohio State injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Indiana Hoosiers rated this week at No. 103 and the Ohio State Buckeyes sitting at No. 1.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Indiana Hoosiers No. 30-ranked offense (38.25 PPG) against a Ohio State Buckeyes defense that ranks No. 10 at 12.25 PPG. The Indiana Hoosiers passing attack has averaged 285.75 yards per game, more than the Ohio State Buckeyes give up through the air (131.5 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Ohio State Buckeyes own the league's No. 29-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 128 yards per game when on the road. Indiana, on the other hand, rates No. 30 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Daniel Braverman hauled in 10 passes for 123 yards against the Western Michigan defense in the team's last game, leading Ohio State over the Broncos 38-12 on Saturday.

In their last game, Indiana got a 168-yard performance from Jordan Howard as a key part of its 31-24 win over Wake Forest.

Betting Trends
  • Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Ohio State's last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ohio State's last 5 games
  • Ohio State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Indiana is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana's last 7 games
  • Indiana is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ohio State home to Maryland, Saturday, October 10th
Indiana at Penn State, Saturday, October 10th