LINE: Ohio State -27.5, o/u: 64.5
ATS PICK: Ohio State
Ohio State might have some questions and concerns, Justin Fields has to prove he can be a consistent all-around playmaker, the defense has to show that it can start hitting again, and …
Lane Kiffin is complaining that it’s no fun to be the lamb for this type of slaughter, but he has a good enough FAU team to at least be more than a light scrimmage for the Buckeyes.
There’s speed, there’s talent, and there’s enough to be a far better and far stronger Owl team than the one that underwhelmed in 2018.
And it won’t matter.
New Ohio State head coach Ryan Day will be just fine, especially to start the season. Last year in place of Urban Meyer, Day’s team hung 77 on Oregon State, whacked around Rutgers 52-3, and destroyed Tulane 49-6.
And you’re worried about covering 27.5 against a Conference USA squad?
Don’t think too hard about this one. It’s statement time for the new era.