The Ohio State Buckeyes will look to stay undefeated this weekend when they welcome the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The Gophers are coming off back to back conference losses and will be looking to play spoiler in Columbus on Saturday. This is Ohio State’s fourth Big Ten football game while it is the third for Minnesota.
P.J. Fleck arrived last season looking to bring some of his Western Michigan magic to the Gophers. While Fleck’s first season only produced a 5-7 record, fans are still optimistic for this year. The biggest challenge for Fleck is trying to win consistently in the Big Ten. Last year saw the Gophers winning just two conference games and the team is already 0-2 this season. Minnesota’s offense has not quite taken off so far in 2018. The Gophers are only averaging 27.8 points per game and only 196.4 yards passing.
Details for Saturday’s Minnesota-Ohio State game
- Date: Saturday, Oct. 13
- Start time: 12 p.m. ET
- Location: Columbus, OH
- Stadium: Ohio Stadium
- Spread: Ohio State -29.5
- TV info: FS1
- Live Stream: CLICK HERE
Prediction: Ohio State wins but does not cover the spread.
Ohio State continues to make their case for being a playoff team this season. The Buckeyes took care of business at home last week against Indiana, winning 49-26. Heisman candidate Dwayne Haskins continued his hot streak, throwing for 455 yards and six touchdowns. Running back J.K. Dobbins also contributed with 82 yards rushing and a score of his own. The Buckeyes are still hurting with Nick Bosa being out, surrendering 406 yards. While Minnesota is not an offensive juggernaut, this one could be tougher than Ohio State is anticipating.
Saturday’s game will be televised on FOX Sports 1 meaning this one can also be streamed using the FOX Sports Go app. The game can also be streamed on Fubo TV with a paid subscription after a seven-day free trial.