The Maryland Terrapins are heading into Columbus, Ohio, with an unbeaten record for the first time as they face off against the No. 4 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes in a crucial Big Ten East matchup this Saturday. The Terrapins (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) are off to their best start since 2001, boasting a 15-5 record in their last 20 games dating back to 2021, ranking fourth in the conference, trailing behind Michigan (18-2), Ohio State (17-3), and Penn State (16-4).
The Buckeyes (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten) come into the game well-rested after their bye week, having secured a 17-14 victory against ninth-ranked Notre Dame in their previous outing at South Bend, Ind. The game at Ohio Stadium kicks off at noon ET. Maryland is averaging 454.8 yards per game, just slightly ahead of the Buckeyes’ 447.5 average. Ohio State is favored by 17 points according to the latest odds from SportsLine consensus, with an over/under of 56 points for total score.
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Ohio State boasts a formidable wide receiver duo. Junior Marvin Harrison Jr. has had a strong start to the season, with two 100-plus receiving-yard games in 2023. Despite an ankle injury against Notre Dame, he’s expected to play. Emeka Egbuka, another junior wide receiver, has also been a hot target for the Buckeyes, showcasing his skills in both receiving and scoring.
On the Maryland side, senior Jeshaun Jones leads the team with 19 catches for 319 yards and two touchdowns, delivering consistent performances. Additionally, Junior Tai Felton was a standout player in their recent win over the Hoosiers, demonstrating his scoring prowess and exceeding his stats from the previous season.
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