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Ohio State vs. Indiana Prediction, Preview, Spread, Game Time, Channel

Ohio State vs. Indiana prediction, preview: the Buckeyes look to continue their winning ways against the Hoosiers.

On Saturday, October 8 at 3:30 p.m. E.T., the Ohio State Buckeyes (4-0) host the Indiana Hoosiers (3-1) at OhioStadium, which has a listed capacity of 104,944. The game will be broadcast on ESPN. Read on for our Ohio State vs. Indiana prediction and preview.

According to ESPN's matchup predictor, which is based on the network's Football Power Index, Ohio State has a 97.7% chance to defeat the Hoosiers. Ohio State won last year's matchup 34-27. Ohio State has dominated the all-time series with a 71-12-5 advantage. Indiana's last win over the Buckeyes came in 1988. According to OddsShark, Ohio State is the heavy favorite in this week's matchup.

Spread: Ohio State -32

Game Time: 3:30 p.m. E.T.

Channel: ESPN

Ohio State vs. Indiana preview:

This isn't much of a rivalry. Ohio State has dominated series, and after last year's win, the Buckeyes current win streak against Indiana is at 20 games. Quarterback J.T. Barrett leads the No. 3 scoring offense in the country, and has the Buckeyes putting up 57 points-per-game. They also own the No. 1 scoring defense in college football. Head coach Urban Meyer is among the top head coaches in college football, and wasn't happy with his team's performance against the Hoosiers last season.

Indiana puts up a respectable 29 points-per-game, but they are going to need to score a lot more than that to keep pace with the Buckeyes. Since taking over in 2011 head coach Kevin Wilson has improved his program year over year, but they still have a long way to go to give Ohio State a good game.

Ohio State vs. Indiana prediction:

Unless the Buckeyes are looking past Indiana to their matchup with Wisconsin in two weeks, the Hoosiers have no chance. Ohio State brings the No. 3 rushing offense into this contest, with over 330 yards per game. The Buckeyes will run all over the Hoosiers defense, and eventually wear them out completely.

Ohio State 52, Indiana 20