College football gambling fans have been paid out in all 3 of Ohio State’s games and the Buckeyes will try to keep their NCAA football gambling streak going against Eastern Michigan.
Ohio State opened at Sports-Gambling as prohibitive 42.5-point home favorites over Eastern Michigan. Kickoff is at 3:30 PM Eastern and the game can be seen on ABC.
Ohio State scored a 43-7 win over Ohio last week as 29.5-point favorites as the game was the 3rd consecutive over for the #2 ranked Buckeyes. Quarterback Terrelle Pryor set a school record with 16 consecutive pass completions and finished the day 22-29 with 235 yards and 2 touchdowns but also with 2 interceptions.
The Ohio State defense continued to be a key asset with the college football odds as it totaled 5 takeaways in the victory. About the only blemish for Ohio State was giving up a 99-yard kickoff return to Julian Posey, although it was nullified on a penalty.
The special teams also allowed a blocked punt. Pryor has completed 63% of his passes this year. The defense ranks 9th overall for points allowed.
Eastern Michigan enters this matchup with a record of 0-3 straight up but 2-1 with the college football lines. The Eagles were blown out at home by Central Michigan last week 52-14 as 10.5-point home dogs as the game went over the total.
Eastern ranks near the bottom of the national charts for both offense and defense and has been particularly bad at stopping the run as they ranked 117th in the country for rush defense. Eastern Michigan is the second consecutive Mid American Conference team to face Ohio State.
Eastern Michigan has covered 5 out of their last 9 college football gambling road games including 2 straight with 5 out of their last 7 road games going over the total. The Eagles have paid out 3 straight times as dogs of more than 8 points.
Ohio State has gotten the money in 8 out of their last 9 home games with 5 consecutive games at “The Shoe” going over the total. The Bucks have gotten the cash in 12 out of their last 15 as chalks of more than 8 points.