Ohio State vs. Minnesota Buckeyes Wire staff predictions

It’s the penultimate week before what should be a massive edition of The Game next Saturday against Michigan. Before that though, Ohio State can’t get its hand caught in the cookie jar looking ahead and forget to take care of business against Minnesota.

The Golden Gophers aren’t having the best of years, still looking to notch one more win to become bowl-eligible, but they are well coached and could provide a little resistance against the No. 2 team in the College Football Playoff if the Buckeyes don’t stay locked in Saturday.

Each week, our writers take turns predicting the score and outcome of the Ohio State game on tap and we’re doing the same this week. Here’s a look at what all five members of the Buckeyes Wire team say about what Ohio State will do against Minnesota on Saturday.

Does anyone give P.J. Fleck’s boat a chance of rowing its way to a victory on the banks of the Olentangy river? But first, we’ll take a look at the schedule and results for the Buckeyes so far in 2023.

Ohio State schedule and results so far for 2023

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Ohio State schedule and results so far in 2023

Date

Opponent

Score

09/02

at Indiana

Win, 23-3

09/09

vs. Youngstown State

Win, 35-7

09/16

vs. Western Kentucky

Win, 63-10

09/23

at Notre Dame

Win, 17-14

10/07

vs. Maryland

Win, 37-17

10/14

at Purdue

Win, 41-7

10/21

vs. Penn State

Win, 20-12

10/28

at Wisconsin

Win, 24-10

11/04

at Rutgers

Win, 35-16

11/11

vs. Michigan State

Win, 38-3

NEXT … The Predictions

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The Prediction

This should be nothing more than a tune up. Minnesota has had a hard time moving the football on a consistent basis and going against one of the best defenses in the country won’t be an easy task. Combine that with an Ohio State offense that seems to be finding its groove and getting healthy, and this one could…


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Publish date : 2023-11-17 22:11:18

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