Washington Huskies vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Rose Bowl Prediction Odds

Washington Huskies vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Rose Bowl Prediction Odds

Admittedly Urban Meyer is many things to many people.  The Ohio State Buckeyes head coach must be acclaimed as one of the greatest in history.  However, off the field drama has always come as part of the total package with Meyer.  More emphatically it is the off the field issues have served to wear down the Buckeyes head man.  As a consequence, the Rose Bowl will be his final game before “retirement.”  This intangible has served to help make Ohio State a Betting on NCAA Football favorite over the Washington Huskies.  Extending that status is their tremendous offense.

Rose Bowl

Washington Huskies vs. Ohio State Buckeyes

Date and Time: Tuesday, January 1, 2019, 5 p.m. ET

Location:  Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California

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Washington Huskies

Washington closed strong to clinch the Pac 12 championship with four wins and two payouts consecutively.  First the Huskies robbed the North Division at Washington State in a 28-15 win.  Secondly UW won the Pac 12 championship game over Utah 10-3.  As a result, the Huskies have a Betting on NCAA Football Record of 10-3 straight up, 4-9 vs. the odds and 3-10 under the total.  Overall Washington ranks 60th in the country for total offense but sixth for points against.  Despite the late surge and Rose Bowl berth more was expected out of the Huskies this season.

Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio State has an Offshore bookmaker record of 12-1 straight up, 6-7 against the spread, and 7-6 over the total.  In the same way as Washington did the Buckeyes finish strong to win the Big Ten championship.  First, they robbed Michigan of the East Division title with a 62-39 home payout.  Following that was a 45-24 cover against Northwestern in the Big Ten championship game.  Ohio State had national rankings of second for total offense but 54th for points allowed.  In view of a 49-20 loss at Purdue did the Bucks miss out on the college football playoff.

Important Names on the Field

In this situation both teams have well known starting quarterbacks.  Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins was a Heisman Trophy finalist.  Haskins threw for 4580 yards with a whopping 47 touchdown passes.  Correspondingly Jake Browning of Washington is a four-year starter that will play his final game as a Husky.

Stats to Consider

Washington has been a strong betting value as a road dog.  To illuminate the Huskies have covered six of their last nine getting points away from home.  Seven of Washington’s last eight in that role have gone under the total.  Ohio State has been in the red laying points on the road.  For example, the Buckeyes have lost five of their last six in that situation.  Seven of Ohio State’s last nine as a road chalk have gone over the total.

Matchup to Watch

In view of this Betting on NCAA Football matchup each team has a strength and weakness.  Ohio State’s offense will matchup against the stout Washington defense.  Conversely Washington’s anemic offense is pitted against the Buckeyes inconsistent unit.  In conclusion Urban Meyer’s retirement for Ohio State gives the Bucks a motivational edge.

Rose Bowl Betting on NCAA Football Picks

To conclude Ohio State rates the call.

Rose Bowl Betting on NCAA Football Pick: Ohio State Buckeyes

Rose Bowl Betting on NCAA Football Score Prediction: Ohio State 38, Washington 24

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