Our projection 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 reading.

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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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Week 3 Predictions

Ohio State Betting Info (2023)

  • Based on this game's moneyline, the Buckeyes have an implied win probability of 99.0%.
  • The Buckeyes have no wins against the spread this year.
  • Ohio State has not covered a spread (0-2) when playing as at least 29.5-point favorites.
  • The over/under for this game is 65.5 points, 7.5 more than the average point total for Ohio State games this season.

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Western Kentucky Betting Info (2023)

  • The Hilltoppers have a 5.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Hilltoppers have compiled a perfect 1-0-0 record against the spread this year.
  • The Hilltoppers' one games with a set total this season have all finished under the over/under.
  • The average total for Western Kentucky games this season is 5.0 more points than the point total of 65.5 in 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 29.0 5.0 35.0 7.0 23.0 3.0
Western Kentucky 46.5 23.0 46.5 23.0 -- --

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