Scarlet Sunrise: Buckeyes among most expensive tickets in college football

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Ohio State plays in some of the best games of the fall. (Birm/Lettermen Row)

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Buckeyes among most expensive tickets in college football

Ohio State plays in some of the biggest games in the country this fall. And the ticket prices indicate it won’t be cheap to see the Big Ten’s best program on the field in person.

The Buckeyes are the second most-expensive team in terms of ticket prices on the secondary market for this fall, according to TicketIQ. The average list price for Ohio State tickets on the secondary market is $537. The only program with a more expensive average ticket? Georgia, which has an average of $665 per ticket.

Nebraska and Michigan were also in the top five among most expensive tickets. But no school in the Big Ten can top the Buckeyes.

Not even in average ticket prices on the secondary market.

Buckeyes open as double-digit favorite over Oregon

Ohio State accomplished its mission in Week 1 by going on the road in Big Ten play and beating Minnesota. There is plenty the Buckeyes want to improve on, but Ryan Day’s team picked up a conference win in the opening week of the season with a first-time starting quarterback.

But that’s now in the past, and the Buckeyes now shift their attention to the top-15 showdown with Oregon. Ohio State has a chance to make a national statement that it can truly contend with Alabama for a national title this season.

First, the Buckeyes have to beat Oregon in Columbus. Ohio State has opened as a 14-point home favorite for Saturday’s top-15 showdown between the Buckeyes and Oregon, according to the folks at VegasInsider.com. The total has also been set at 62.5.

Ohio State is 2-4-1 against the spread in its last seven games. And the total has gone over in six of Ohio State’s last seven games. Oregon is 1-5 against the spread in its last six games. The total has gone over in six of Oregon’s last nine games on the road.

READ: Buckeyes enter top-15 matchup as double-digit favorite

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