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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - UNLV Rebels Underdogs vs Buckeyes at Ohio State

Ohio Stadium will feature the UNLV Rebels vs Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 4 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at -39 for the Ohio State Buckeyes . NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

Odds Shark college football prediction models picked a 45-18 result in favor of the Buckeyes on Saturday. Check the matchup report for any updates or pick revisions before kickoff. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

UNLV Rebels vs Ohio State Buckeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ohio State Buckeyes sit at 2-1 (1-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the UNLV Rebels are currently 1-1 (1-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Ohio State is 1-2 OU, and UNLV is 1-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ohio State vs UNLV injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Ohio State Buckeyes rated this week at No. 10 and the UNLV Rebels sitting at No. 85.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Ohio State's No. 49-ranked offense, averaging 34.33 PPG, against a UNLV defense that ranks No. 89 this week at 29.5 PPG. The Ohio State aerial game is averaging 267.67 yards per game, more than the UNLV Rebels secondary allows through the air, 200.5 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the UNLV Rebels own the league's No. 39-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 123 yards per game when on the road. Ohio State, on the other hand, rates No. 44 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Lexington Thomas went over the 100-yard mark (190) in his team's latest effort as UNLV defeated Idaho by a score of 44-16 on Saturday.

J.K. Dobbins tore up the turf for 172 rushing yards in the latest Buckeyes game, a 38-7 win over the Black Knights at Ohio Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Nevada-Las Vegas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Nevada-Las Vegas's last 21 games
  • Nevada-Las Vegas is 3-18 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Nevada-Las Vegas's last 10 games on the road
  • Ohio State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Ohio State is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ohio State's last 6 games
  • Ohio State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UNLV home to San Jose State, Saturday, September 30th
Ohio State at Rutgers, Saturday, September 30th