Our computer model predicts the Ohio State Buckeyes will beat the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Saturday, September 16 at 4:00 PM. For a complete projection on the game at Ohio Stadium, which includes our prediction on the spread, over/under, and final score, keep scrolling.

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Ohio State vs. Western Kentucky Predictions and Picks

ATS Pick Total Pick Score Prediction
Western Kentucky (+29.5) Under (65.5) Ohio State 29, Western Kentucky 16

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Ohio State Betting Info (2023)

  • Based on this matchup's moneyline, the Buckeyes' implied win probability is 99.0%.
  • The Buckeyes haven't won a game against the spread this year.
  • Ohio State has yet to cover the spread (0-2) when playing as at least 29.5-point favorites.
  • Ohio State games this season have posted an average total of 58, which is 7.5 points fewer than the total for this matchup.

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Western Kentucky Betting Info (2023)

  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 5.3% chance of a victory for the Hilltoppers.
  • The Hilltoppers have covered the spread once in one opportunity this season.
  • The Hilltoppers' one games with a set total this year have all gone under the over/under.
  • The average over/under for Western Kentucky games this season is five more points than the point total of 65.5 for this outing.

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Buckeyes vs. Hilltoppers 2023 Scoring Insights

Pts Pts Allowed Home Pts Home Pts Allowed Away Pts Away Pts Allowed
Ohio State 29 5 35 7 23 3
Western Kentucky 46.5 23 46.5 23 -- --

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