The Ohio State Buckeyes host the Rutgers Scarlet in week 5 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 12:00 PM ET, at Ohio Stadium.
The Rutgers Scarlet (2-2) suffered from a 14-7 loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes in week 4. Chris Laviano threw for 190 yards and a touchdown in 13-for-24 passes. On the ground, Robert Martin rushed for 106 yards in 21 attempts while Justin Goodwin had 74 yards in 11 attempts. Janarion Grant led in receiving with 98 yards in five receptions while Andre Patton had 33 yards and a touchdown in three catches.
Offensively, Rutgers football is averaging 167.0 yards in passing and 220.3 yards in rushing, and 27.3 points per game. Defensively, Rutgers football is yielding 26.0 points per game against the opposing team.
The Ohio State Buckeyes (3-0) are coming from a 45-24 victory over the Oklahoma Sooners in week 4. J.T. Barrett threw for 152 yards and four touchdowns in 14-for-20 passes. On the ground, Mike Weber rushed for 123 yards in 18 attempts while Curtis Samuel had 98 yards and a touchdown in 11 carries. Noah Brown led in receiving with 72 yards and four touchdowns in five receptions while Samuel had 20 yards in two receptions.
Offensively, Ohio State football is averaging 239.0 yards in passing and 306.0 yards in rushing, and 56.7 points per game. Defensively, Ohio State football is yielding 12.3 points per game against the opposing team.
Rutgers vs Ohio State football game schedule:
Date: October 1, 2016
Start Time: 12:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: BTN
Live Stream: BTN Stream
Odds and Point Spread: -38.0 Ohio State