Inside the Matchup: Ohio State vs Michigan State

The Buckeyes travel to East Lansing to face the Spartans.

The Buckeyes have had back to back monster wins, their 884 wins is 5th all time. The Spartans snapped their losing streak last week against Rutgers. Their 684 program wins are 26th all-time.

Wins lead to championships 38 conference and 8 national championships for the Buckeyes and 11 conference and 4 national championships for the Spartans. 

These two have met 44 times, 29 wins for Ohio State and15 for Michigan State. Their last meeting was last season at the Horseshoe, the Spartans won a close one 17 to 14.


The Buckeyes have scored 62 points in consecutive games and are scoring over 20 more points per game than the Spartan, Ohio State also has the fourth highest turnover margin.

One player to keep an eye on for Ohio State is QB J.T. Barrett. Last week in their thumping of Maryland he threw for 253 yards and two touchdowns. For the Michigan State  it’s QB Tyler O’Connor, last week in shutout against Rutgers he threw for 141 yards and 3 touchdowns.

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