The Michigan State Spartans host the Ohio State Buckeyes in a huge Big Ten showdown on Saturday at noon ET.
The No. 8 Buckeyes are 3.5-point favorites over the No. 24 Spartans. The total is down to 52 after opening at 53.5 for this critical Big Ten matchup.
Before you pick a side, check out what SportsLine data scientist Stephen Oh has to say. The renowned co-founder of AccuScore, Oh simulates each game 10,000 times using the SportsLine projection model, and he's on an astonishing run picking games involving the Buckeyes, hitting his last eight against the spread..
That includes taking PSU (+3.5) in their mega-matchup with Ohio State that the Buckeyes won 27-26 back on Sept. 28. He also nailed TCU's narrow cover (+13) in a 40-28 win by Ohio State back on Sept. 14.
We can tell you Oh leans heavily toward the Under, but his much stronger play is on the side. He has crunched the numbers and discovered a crucial X-factor that makes one side of the spread a must-back.
Who covers Penn State-Michigan? And what crucial X-factor causes one side of the spread to hit hard? ? Join SportsLine right now to see which side you need to jump all over Saturday from our data scientist who's an insane 8-0 run picking Ohio State games!