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Ohio State-Nebraska game time, details
Ohio State leads the all-time series against Nebraska 7-1 and has won five in a row. The Buckeyes covered the spread last season against the Cornhuskers and were 7-2 against the number in Big Ten play a season ago. Ohio State is 4-1 against the spread in its five wins over Nebraska since the Cornhuskers joined the Big Ten. Nebraska has one outright win, coming in 2011.
Time: Noon ET
Date: Saturday, Oct. 24
Location: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
TV Channel: FOX
Weather: High of 46 degrees with an 8 percent chance of precipitation.
The line: Ohio State is a 26.5-point favorite, per VegasInsider.com
Over/under: 68 points
All Buckeyes starters expected healthy for season opener
The Ohio State roster isn’t completely healthy, but the projected starting lineup is expected to be completely intact for the opener.
Nothing can ever be taken for granted during this unusual season in the midst of a pandemic. But as of Friday morning, the Buckeyes are expecting to be close to full strength as they open the Big Ten slate against Nebraska.
Outside linebacker Justin Hilliard is considered a game-time decision according to the program’s availability report, but the senior appears to be the only rotation regular dealing with any uncertainty heading into the matchup on Saturday at noon in the Horseshoe.
Ohio State doesn’t specify any injuries and isn’t planning to release any COVID-testing details this season. But so far, the Buckeyes appear to have managed the health of the roster through training camp well on the eve of kickoff.
Ohio State Game-Time Decisions
- LB Justin Hilliard
- DT Jaden McKenzie
- CB Lejond Cavazos
- DL Jacolbe Cowan
- RB Marcus Crowley
- OG Gavin Cupp
- LB Tommy Eichenberg
- WR Jaylen Harris
- WR Austin Kutscher
- LS Roen McCullough
- DB Alec Taylor
- QB Danny Vanatsky
- SAF Kourt Willilams
- RB Miyan Williams
Bold prediction for Buckeyes against Nebraska
What can be expected of the Buckeyes as they open the season against the Cornhuskers? Who will make a difference for Ohio State? The Lettermen Row staff passed out five bold predictions ahead of the late-October season opener. Here’s what our staff predicted to see.
Miss any of our coverage this week?
- Buckeyes entrust Jonathon Cooper with new ‘Block O’ tradition
- WATCH: Game week finally arrives for Big Ten, Buckeyes
- Reloaded Buckeyes defense ready to fire opening shots
- Harry Miller blazing own path to Ohio State stardom
- ‘Different’ Thayer Munford ready to be unleashed by Buckeyes
- Buckeyes face intriguing decisions about reps, playing depth in opener
- How Marcus Hooker can put ball-hawking skills to good use for Buckeyes
- Ryan Day throws down challenge to Buckeyes: ‘Champs or chumps?’
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