From the Big Ten conference the Ohio St Buckeyes will battle the Northwestern Wildcats from NCAA college football in prime time on Saturday night October 5th. The Buckeyes and Wildcats will get started from Northwestern at 8PM Eastern Time and ABC TV will provide the coast to coast TV broadcast. Check out the college football betting odds at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The current wagering odds from this week six college football game have the road team Ohio St Buckeyes the -6 ½ point favorite with the over under line set at 57 ½ points. Those who bet on the Ohio St Buckeyes on the money line will have to lay -265 odds with the return on Northwestern at +245 odds.
The Ohio St Buckeyes have had a good history of putting up a lot of points on the Northwestern Wildcats. The team has scored no less than 45 points in each of their previous four head to head meetings. The over is 4-1 in their past five meetings. Ohio St has been putting up points in 2013 as the club is averaging 48 points a game ranking 5th in scoring offense in the nation. The issue facing Northwestern on Saturday night is dealing with the speed of the Buckeyes. We saw in week on the Wildcats heading west to face the PAC 12 speed of the California Golden Bears and give up 34 points to the rebuilding Cal program utilizing a freshman quarterback playing his first college football game. Braxton Miller run and throw threat will give the Wildcats issues in this game because their defense will wear down as the tempo will be fast paced. Northwestern knows only one way to play and that is fast. They are 21st in the national in scoring offense as they post up 41 points a game. the team is well balanced passing for 233 yards and running for 249 yards. The Wildcats put up 44 points on California and the following week they tally up 48 points on the Syracuse Orange all resulting in victories. California faced Ohio St in week three and were able to put up 34 points on the scoreboard. Even MAC conference foe Buffalo were able to get 20 points on Ohio St.
With our college football pick for Saturday we will play on the Ohio St Buckeyes and Northwestern Wildcats to play over the total of 57 ½ points but prior to wagering don’t forget to claim sportsbook promotion codes.