Maryland Terrapins vs Ohio State Buckeyes 10/7/2023 – As college football fans brace themselves for another thrilling weekend, all eyes will be on Columbus, Ohio, where the Maryland Terrapins are set to face the formidable Ohio State Buckeyes, currently ranked fourth in the nation. Maryland, undefeated in their first five games and coming off a resounding 27-point victory over Indiana, is geared up to hit the road again. If you’re seeking more college football action, don’t forget to check out our latest college football odds.
Maryland Terrapins vs Ohio State Buckeyes 10/7/2023
|When:||Saturday, October 7, 2023 12:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH|
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Maryland’s offense has been nothing short of spectacular this season, averaging nearly 39 points per game while amassing an impressive 450.8 yards on average. Leading the charge is Taulia Tagovailoa, the Terrapins’ offensive maestro, with 1,464 yards and 13 touchdowns on 111 completions this season. In the rushing department, Roman Hemby has emerged as one of the nation’s top running backs, with 309 yards and four touchdowns on 64 carries. Colby McDonald has chipped in with 240 yards and two scores, while quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa has shown his dual-threat ability, accumulating 68 rushing yards and finding the end zone three times. Maryland’s top receiver is Jeshaun Jones, who has hauled in 319 yards and two touchdowns on 19 catches.
On the other side of the field, the Ohio State Buckeyes return home this week with an unblemished record, having secured a hard-fought three-point victory over Notre Dame a few weeks ago. Defensively, Ohio State demonstrated its prowess against Notre Dame, conceding just 14 points, including a shutout in the first half, and limiting their opponents to 351 total yards of offense. Offensively, Ohio State was the superior team, putting up 17 points while accumulating 366 yards.
Kyle McCord orchestrated the Buckeyes’ offense efficiently, completing 21 passes for 240 yards in that game. TreVeyon Henderson led the rushing attack with 104 yards and one touchdown on 14 carries, while Chip Trayanum added 13 yards and found the end zone on six carries. Emeka Egbuka was the standout among the Buckeyes’ receiving corps, amassing 96 yards on seven receptions.
NCAAF Latest Odds: OSU -21 ; O/U 58.5
Both Maryland and Ohio State have enjoyed formidable starts to their respective seasons, notching victories in their first five games. Maryland began their campaign with a resounding 38-6 win against Towson, followed by a convincing 38-20 victory over Charlotte. Game three saw them triumph over Virginia with a scoreline of 42-14, and they continued their winning streak with a 31-9 win against Michigan State. In their last outing against Indiana, the Terrapins didn’t hold back, scoring 21 points in the first quarter and ultimately sealing a dominant 44-17 win. Tagovailoa was the star, racking up 352 yards and five touchdowns. Tai Felton also played a pivotal role with seven catches for 134 yards and three scores.
On the Ohio State front, they too launched their season with four consecutive wins. The Buckeyes breezed through their initial three matchups, beginning with a 23-3 triumph over Indiana, followed by a commanding 35-7 victory against Youngstown State. Their third game against Western Kentucky saw them win comfortably with a scoreline of 63-10 on September 16. In their next game, a challenging road matchup against Notre Dame, the Buckeyes faced their first real test. They held a narrow 3-0 lead at halftime but managed to secure a 17-14 victory. Quarterback Kyle McCord delivered 240 yards on 21-of-37 passing, while TreVeyon Henderson contributed 104 rushing yards and a touchdown. Emeka Egbuka was the top receiver with 96 yards on seven catches.
With both teams entering this week in impressive form, it’s a clash that promises fireworks. Ohio State, backed by its home crowd and a talented roster, is expected to maintain its momentum. However, Maryland is no pushover, and they are likely to keep things competitive and potentially cover the spread. Buckle up for a thrilling contest that could swing in any direction.
Maryland Terrapins vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Numbers
Maryland are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
Maryland are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
Terrapins are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Ohio State.
Maryland are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games against Ohio State.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Maryland’s last 5 games on the road.
Maryland are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
Maryland are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the East Division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Maryland’s last 5 games played in October.
Maryland are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games played in week 6.
Ohio State Buckeyes
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Ohio State’s last 15 games.
Ohio State are 16-2 SU in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Ohio State’s last 8 games against Maryland.
Ohio State are 15-1 SU in their last 16 games at home.
Ohio State are 18-2 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Ohio State’s last 8 games against an opponent in the East Division.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Ohio State’s last 8 games played in October.
Ohio State are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 games played in week 6.
Ohio State are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games when playing as the favourite.
Maryland Terrapins vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Picks
In conclusion, these matchups offer college football enthusiasts an exciting weekend of action. As the Kansas State Wildcats take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Nebraska Cornhuskers face the Illinois Fighting Illini, and the Maryland Terrapins go head-to-head with the Ohio State Buckeyes, fans are in for riveting clashes that will undoubtedly have them on the edge of their seats. When it comes to our sports betting prediction for the Maryland vs. Ohio State game, we favor the Buckeyes to secure the win, but expect the Terrapins to put up a fight and potentially cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Ohio State 35, Maryland 24