When Buckeyes

run

Edge

MICHIGAN

Ohio State has gotten back on track in the run game, but the Wolverines’ run defense has allowed only 3.3 yards per carry.

 

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When Buckeyes

pass

Edge

OHIO STATE

This will need to carry the Buckeyes, and Haskins and his receivers are unstoppable if the line can consistently pass-block.

 

When Wolverines

run

Edge

MICHIGAN

Maryland exposed the Buckeyes here yet again, and an Ed Warinner-coached line blocking for Karan Higdon is a tough combination.

 

When Wolverines

pass

Edge

MICHIGAN

Quarterback struggles have cost the Wolverines in their rivalry with the Buckeyes. Shea Patterson has done what Michigan has needed.

 

Special

teams

Edge

MICHIGAN

Both teams have excellent punters, but Ohio State has been prone to penalties and mistakes in other areas of the kicking game.

 

— Bill Rabinowitz / brabinowitz@dispatch.com / @brdispatch