We look to the great state of Ohio for today’s free college football play, as the Buckeyes play host to Tulsa. This is Game #333-334 in the rotation. The Buckeyes lost a ton of production from last season’s group. Ohio State lost 78% of its offensive production and 64% of its defensive production from the 2015-16 season. That didn’t slow down the Buckeyes last Saturday, as they steamrolled Bowling Green, 77-10.
Not The Greatest Situational Spot for the Buckeyes
That huge blowout win may very well have the Buckeyes feeling “fat and happy” right now. And today’s opponent doesn’t figure to gain Ohio State’s full interest. But what DOES get Ohio State’s full attention is next Saturday’s enormous showdown with Oklahoma. The Sooners were upset by Houston in their season opener, so they figure to be in a foul mood when the Buckeyes come to town.
It makes perfect sense for Ohio State to be caught looking ahead today against Tulsa. I’m certainly not calling for Tulsa to spring the outright upset, but staying within a four-touchdown point spread is very attainable. Tulsa is quite capable of scoring some points against a young Ohio State defense. I just don’t expect the Buckeyes to be very interested in going full tilt for the entire sixty minutes. Your free college football play for Saturday, September 10th is to grab the points and take Tulsa +28 (currently +29 at Bovada).