Washington Huskies (10-3) at Ohio State Buckeyes (12-1)
|Date & Time||Tuesday January 1, 2019, 5:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Ohio State Buckeyes -6.5 -- Over/Under: 56
The Ohio State Buckeyes collide with the Washington Huskies in the Rose Bowl in Tuesday college football action.
The Washington Huskies represent the PAC-12 after ending the season with four consecutive victories including a 10-3 decision against Utah in the conference title game.
Washington averaged 412 yards and 26.6 points with average passing and rushing numbers. The defense first Huskies allowed 312 yards and only 15.5 points behind top 20 passing and run stopping units.
UW quarterback Jake Browning connected on 65% of his passes for 2,879 yards and 16 touchdowns along with ten interceptions.
Aaron Fuller topped Washington with 51 catches for 794 yards with Andre Baccellia recording 43 receptions for 475 yards.
Myles Gaskin was the Huskies workhorse on the ground with 1,147 yards on 235 carries with Salvon Ahmed adding 604 on 99 totes.
The Ohio State Buckeyes won five straight to conclude the regular season including a 45-24 win against Northwestern in the Big Ten championship game to go 12-1.
The second ranked Ohio State offense totaled 549 yards and 43.5 points with 373 yards coming through the air. The Buckeyes defense was middle of the row with 400 yards and 25.7 points allowed.
OSU quarterback Dwayne Haskins completed 70.2% of his passes for 4,580 yards with 47 touchdowns and eight interceptions.
Parris Campbell topped the Buckeyes receiving corps with 79 receptions for 982 yards while KJ Hill caught 67 passes for 831 yards.
JK Dobbins led Ohio State on the ground with 1,029 yards on 223 carries with Mike Weber totaling 858 yards on 157 touches.
Under is 9-1 in Washington Huskies last 10 vs. a team with a winning record and Washington Huskies are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on grass and Washington Huskies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. Ohio State Buckeyes are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Pac-12 and under is 5-1 in Ohio State Buckeyes last 6 games on grass and Ohio State Buckeyes are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 neutral site games.
The Buckeyes defense scares me but the offense will be able to score and send Urban Meyer to retirement with a big win…