Gameday+ | Who has the edge in the Ohio State-Purdue game

Staff Writer
Buckeye Xtra

When Buckeyes run

Edge

PURDUE

Ohio State’s run game is in a slump and if it’s not fixed, the Buckeyes will pay.

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When Buckeyes pass

Edge

OHIO STATE

This is the part of Ohio State’s game that has been consistently stellar, and that should continue against a vulnerable Boilermakers pass defense.

When Boilermakers run

Edge

OHIO STATE

This is a close call because of the Buckeyes’ susceptibility to big plays.

When Boilermakers pass

Edge

PURDUE

David Blough is on a roll, and the Buckeyes must slow freshman sensation Rondale Moore.

Special teams

Edge

OHIO STATE

Containing Moore will be key, but the Buckeyes have the kickers and coverage units to do it.

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

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