The Buckeyes are about three touchdown favorites in college football betting odds at the sportsbook with a total of 47.5.
College football betting line attention on Saturday will be focused on Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor. He is the Big Ten's preseason offensive player of the year and he will need to produce for Ohio State since seven offensive starters are gone from last year including Wells and receivers Brian Robiskie and Brian Hartline. "I think he accepts that," offensive lineman Andrew Moses said. "If you're a quarterback at a university like this you're going to know that's going to be a part of the deal. Terrelle just wants to be the best player he can be for his team. I don't know if he's really nervous about it. He doesn't show it." Ohio State does return seven defensive starters as college football betting line info indicates but three of their best, Malcolm Jenkins, James Laurinaitis and Marcus Freeman are gone. College football betting line has them without linebacker Tyler Moeller who is injured.
Some of the college football betting line trends point to Navy in this game. The Midshipmen are 53-22 against the college football betting line in their last 75 road games. The Midshipmen are 36-15 against the college football odds in their last 51 games as a road underdog. With a highly touted quarterback and a lot of returning starters on defense the Midshipmen could be fun to watch in 2009.
The Buckeyes are 4-0 against the college football betting line at the sportsbook in their last 4 games as a favorite. The Buckeyes are 1-4 against the college football odds at the sports book in their last 5 non-conference games. The Buckeyes are 1-5 against the college football betting line in their last 6 games as a home favorite.
Some interesting college football betting line trends tells us a few things about the total. Four of the last five Navy games in September have gone under the college football betting odds at the sports book. Eight of the last eleven Navy road games have gone under the college football betting line total. The last four Ohio State non-conference games have all gone under the college football betting line.