Scarlet Sunrise: Buckeyes riding momentum into Homecoming game against Maryland

Scarlet Sunrise: Buckeyes riding momentum into Homecoming game against Maryland

Chris Olave by Birm -- Lettermen Row
Chris Olave and Ohio State will welcome Maryland into the Horseshoe. (Birm/Lettermen Row)

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Ohio State-Maryland game time, details

Ohio State and Maryland will kick off for the seventh time in their history. The Buckeyes are 6-0 against the Terrapins all-time, the last win in Columbus two seasons ago when the Buckeyes throttled Maryland 73-14.

Ohio State has played Maryland every season but last year since 2014, when the Terrapins joined the Big Ten and became an additional member of the conference. The Buckeyes have traditionally dominated the Terrapins, with the exception coming in a one-point win in 2018.

  • Time: Noon ET
  • Date: Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021
  • Location: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Weather: 75 degrees and mostly cloudy
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • The line: Ohio State is a 21-point favorite, per VegasInsider
  • Over/under: 71 points
  • Ohio State is 3-2 against the number this season.
  • The total has gone over in every Ohio State matchup with Maryland all-time.
  • Ohio State hasn’t lost a Big Ten conference game straight up since 2018 when it lost to Purdue.
  • The total has gone over in eight of Ohio State’s last 11 games.
  • The total has gone under in nine of the last 12 Maryland games.
  • Maryland is 2-6 against the number when facing the Buckeyes.

Weekend Kickoff presented by Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems

Ohio State destroyed Rutgers in its return to Big Ten play last weekend.

Now the Buckeyes must build off of the latest win as they return home. Next on the schedule: Maryland, a high-flying offense who could give Ohio State issues.

Lettermen Row Weekend Kickoff presented by Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems is back again to break it all down – from what the Buckeyes need to show in the annual Homecoming game to how the season could play out from here.

This week’s show features former Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones, former Ohio State linebacker Zach Boren, former defensive lineman Robert Landers and linebacker Bobby Carpenter, alongside Lettermen Row senior writer Austin Ward.

This week’s episode is presented by Sears Heating and Cooling.

Bold Predictions for Buckeyes in Homecoming game against Maryland

The Lettermen Row staff unanimously expects an Ohio State win in its Homecoming matchup against Maryland. And as always, the crew went deeper than the score to make Five Bold Predictions about what will happen on Saturday inside the Horseshoe.

READ: Five Bold Predictions as Buckeyes look to keep rolling against Maryland

Stick with Lettermen Row for wall-to-wall game-day coverage

Lettermen Row will be on site in the Horseshoe for comprehensive coverage of the latest Ohio State matchup, as the Buckeyes take on Maryland in a crucial Big Ten contest. Follow along on TwitterInstagram and YouTube for experienced Ohio State coverage.

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