The stakes hold getting increased as the highest groups battle for a spot within the Faculty Soccer Playoff. Some main rivalry video games Thanksgiving weekend will knock the stuffing out of some key contenders whereas different will likely be feasting on turkey leftovers with a successful week over their largest rivals.
Together with Faculty Soccer Playoff implications, convention titles are at stake. The winners within the ‘The Recreation’ between Michigan and Ohio State together with the ‘Bedlam’ battle between Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will advance the their convention championship video games on Dec. 4. Truly, Oklahoma State has already secured their spot within the Massive 12 Championship recreation, and a Bedlam rivalry win by Oklahoma will arrange a rematch within the Massive 12 championship.
Caesars Sportsbook supplied a two web page itemizing of the largest rivalry video games, level spreads and each proportion of bets and amount of cash (deal with) supporting the groups. More cash continues to pour in because the video games strategy with Thanksgiving and rivalry week one of the common betting weekends of the yr. Extra followers and leisure bettors will likely be tuning in and betting a couple of dollars.
Ohio State (-8.5) at Michigan
Ohio State has gained 8-straight within the huge rivalry and 15 of the final 16. ESPN Faculty GameDay will likely be in Ann Arbor for pre-game protection. Kickoff is at 12:00 p.m. ET and FOX carries the TV protection.
Each groups enter the large rivalry 10-1 with the Buckeye’s off a 56-7 blowout win over Michigan State final week. Ohio State opened a 7.5 level favourite over Michigan. It’s now -8.5 favoring the Buckeyes and the entire can also be as much as 65 at Caesars Sportsbook, the place I guess on the Wolverines to cowl the unfold and win the sport outright.
The rivalry generally known as ‘The Recreation’ has drawn greater than 90% of the unfold bets on Ohio State at Caesars Sportsbook. Final week’s outcomes and Ohio State’s blowout win has influenced the betting line by as a lot as 2-3 factors.
Bettors are banking on the Buckeye’s potent offense and redshirt freshman Heisman favourite quarterback C.J. Stroud to ship one other knockout punch. Ohio State leads the nation in scoring offense (47.2), yards per recreation (560) and yards per play (7.9). The Buckeyes are the one FBS workforce this season with three 800-yard receivers.
“Simply how good they’re,” Harbaugh instructed reporters Monday when requested about OSU’s receivers. “How dynamic. Their route-running capacity, their catching capacity, their velocity to all components of the sphere — horizontally, vertically. Actually excellent.”
Michigan isn’t any slouch with its top-20 balanced offense averaging 448 yards per recreation with 218 dashing and 230 passing. The Wolverines protection permits 306 yards per recreation to rank No. 6 within the nation and 50 yards higher per recreation than Ohio State. Michigan’s top-rated Massive Ten cross protection will must be as much as process towards the Buckeye’s prime trio of receivers. The inside match-ups are additionally one’s to observe as Ohio State’s offensive line has allowed the fewest sacks within the league whereas Michigan’s cross rushers Aidan Hutchinson and David Ojabo are tied for the Massive Ten lead in sacks with 10 apiece.
Ohio State moved as much as No. 2 on this week’s college football playoff rankings whereas Michigan enters at No. 5 establishing the largest recreation of the yr. A Massive Ten East title, Massive Ten Championship recreation look Dec. 4 as a sizeable favourite and a entrance row ticket to hitch the 4 workforce Faculty Soccer Playoff social gathering.
Faculty Soccer Playoff Rankings
- Ohio State
- Notre Dame
- Oklahoma State
- Ole Miss
Cincinnati is the primary Group of 5 program to seem within the Faculty Soccer Playoff Committee’s prime 4 at any level of the season within the eight-year historical past of the Playoff.
Faculty Soccer Rivalry Weekend
Together with Ohio State at Michigan, listed here are added rivalry match-ups with hyperlinks to recreation previews and betting breakdown from CollegeFootballNews.com. Extra picks from contributing editors and media members with added recreation evaluation as supplied. Examine game odds, unfold, totals and moneyline of all of the video games at TheLines.com.
Saturday, Nov. 27
- Iron Bowl: Alabama at Auburn – 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS
- Bedlam: Oklahoma at Oklahoma State – 7:30 p.m. ET on ABC
Oklahoma and Oklahoma State are each 10-1 and the Cowboys have coated 9-straight video games towards the purpose unfold. Oklahoma is 0-4 ATS on the highway this season plus a impartial website win towards Texas. Oklahoma State is a 4.5-point favourite and the over/beneath has been guess down from 52 to 49.5 at Caesars Sportsbook.
- Georgia at Georgia Tech – 12:00 p.m. ET on ABC
- Northwestern at Illinois – 3:30 p.m. ET – Massive Ten Community
- Indiana at Purdue – 3:30 p.m. ET on FS1
- Oregon State at Oregon – 3:30 p.m. on ESPN
- Virginia Tech at Virginia – 3:45 p.m. ET on ACC Community
- Vanderbilt at Tennessee – 3:45 p.m. ET on SEC Community
- Wisconsin at Minnesota – 4:00 p.m. ET on FOX
- Arizona at Arizona State – 4:00 p.m. ET on Pac-12 Community
- Kentucky at Louisville – 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2
- Clemson at South Carolina – 7:30 p.m. ET on SEC Community
- Notre Dame at Stanford – 8:00 p.m. ET on FOX
Loads of huge recreation rivalries forward of subsequent weekends convention championship video games because the Faculty Soccer Playoff image takes form.
You’ll be able to guess on it.