Ohio State vs. Michigan State 2023 preview and prediction

Ohio State is back in Columbus for two home games to finish the 2023 season after being on the road, facing Michigan State and Minnesota.

Ohio State secured a 35-16 win over Rutgers, maintaining their top position in the College Football Playoff rankings for the second week.

The upcoming night game against Michigan State is a rare November occurrence at Ohio Stadium, where the Buckeyes have a winning record in such matchups.

Running back TreVeyon Henderson continues to shine, contributing significantly to Ohio State's offense with 122 rushing yards and a touchdown against Rutgers.

Receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. is nearing 1,000 receiving yards for the second season, needing just 86 more yards to achieve this milestone.

Quarterback Kyle McCord set a school record with 11 consecutive completions, showcasing his efficiency on the field.

The Buckeyes' defense, led by Jordan Hancock, has been solid, limiting opponents to low scores and sparking key plays like a 93-yard interception return.

The secondary has played a crucial role in the Buckeyes' defensive success, keeping plays in front and preventing opponents from scoring over 17 points in a game this season.

While the defensive line seeks more consistency, players like Tyleik Williams have been outstanding, contributing to a strong defensive unit.

Ohio State looks to strengthen its defense for upcoming critical matchups, including the potential College Football Playoff, emphasizing the importance of key players and overall team performance.

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