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Betting Odds for the College Football Match Between Ohio State and Rutgers 10/02/2021

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Betting Odds for the College Football Match Between Ohio State and Rutgers 10-02-2021

Ohio State and Rutgers 10/02/2021 – The Ohio State Buckeyes have been a dark horse team to win it all and hope to rise up again in the rankings after slipping a bit. They will try and earn a win on the road against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights this coming Saturday, October 2 and pick up their fourth win. This game starts at exactly 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time inside the SHI Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. BTN is the official broadcast partner and will look to share the feed to SofaScore for their online live stream audience. Even with the home-field advantage, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are forecasted in football betting sites to be overwhelmed by the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Ohio State and Rutgers 10/02/2021

When: Saturday, October 2, 3:30 PM ET
Where: SHI Stadium, Piscataway, New Jersey
Stream: Sofascore
Ohio State and Rutgers 10/02/2021
Buckeyes -14.5 (-110) 55.5 o (-110) -750
Scarlet Knights +14.5 (-110) 55.5 u (-110) +525
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Ohio State

The Ohio State Buckeyes after the first four weeks of competition are ranked as the 11th best team in the NCAA. That place was one below from where they were before heading to Week 5. This team had been dominating their competition during the wins and experienced a tough loss against top-ranked Oregon Ducks during Week 2. Their most recent win was against the Akron Zips and it was a 52-point blowout. Kyle McCord finished the game with 319 yards, two touchdown passes but had one interception. The bulk of the scoring came from RBs Treveyon Henderson and Master Teague doing two touchdowns each. 

Players to Watch: C.J. Stroud QB (CMP 63, ATT 101, YDS 963, CMP% 62.4, AVG 9.5, LNG 70, TD 8, INT 3, SACK 4, SYL -34, RTG 162.7), K. McCord QB (CMP 13, ATT 18, YDS 319, CMP% 72.2, AVG 17.7, LNG 85, TD 2, INT 1, SACK 2, SYL -15, RTG 246.6), T. Henderson RB (ATT 46, YDS 439, AVG 9.5, LNG 54, TD 6), M. Williams RB (ATT 32, YDS 249, AVG 7.8, LNG 71, TD 1), G. Wilson WR (REC 23, YDS 391, AVG 17, LNG 57, TD 3).


The Rutgers Scarlet Knights were on a three-game winning streak to start the season. Among the teams that they won against were the Temple Owls, Syracuse Orange and Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens. The Michigan Wolverines rained on their parade prevailing in Week 4 by seven points, 20-13. In that loss, QB Noah Verdal struggled to do only 18-of-31 completion and finished with 156 yards and a touchdown pass. Isaiah Pacheco had a total of 20 rushing attempts and gave the team 107 yards. Verdal also managed to break the defense by doing 46 yards in 11 rushing attacks. 

Players to Watch: N. Vedral QB (CMP 76, ATT 112, YDS 762, CMP% 67.9, AVG 6.8, LNG 62, TD 5, INT 0, SACK 5, SYL -29, RTG 139.7), C. Snyder. Pacheco RB (ATT 65, YDS 259, AVG 4, LNG 26, TD 3), r QB (CMP 2, ATT 2, YDS 7, CMP% 100, AVG 3.5, LNG 11, TD 0, INT 0, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 129.4), N. Vedral QB (ATT 33, YDS 117, AVG 3.5, LNG 15, TD 0), B. Melton WR (REC 24, YDS 253, AVG 10.5, LNG 57, TD 2).

Ohio State and Rutgers Betting Numbers


Ohio State

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Ohio State’s last 10 games.
Ohio State are 17-3 SU in their last 20 games.
Buckeyes are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against Rutgers.
Ohio State are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games against Rutgers.
Ohio State are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games on the road.


Rutgers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Rutgers’ last 7 games.
Rutgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Scarlet Knights are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Rutgers are 3-17 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.

Ohio State and Rutgers Betting Picks

The Ohio State Buckeyes are to stay in the Top 25 and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights will need a perfect game to get the score close. Nonetheless, the best sportsbook sees the Buckeyes prevailing by a wide margin.