Ohio State vs Missouri Prediction NCAAF Picks 12/29
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- Dec 28, 2023, 9:21:28 PM
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NCAAF Predictions: Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic - Missouri vs. Ohio State
Get ready for an exhilarating matchup as the Missouri Tigers take on the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic on December 29, 2023, at 6:00 PM in AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX. Dive into the in-depth analysis of this game:
The Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic is scheduled to kick off at 6:00 PM in AT&T Stadium, with a game-time temperature of 43 degrees in Arlington, TX. ESPN/ESPN+ will provide live coverage. Ohio State is favored with a -3.5 point spread, and the Over/Under is set at 48.5 points.
Team Stats and Leaders
Quarterback B. Cook has been outstanding, leading the Tigers with 3189 passing yards and 20 touchdowns. Running back C. Schrader and receiver L. Burden III have played pivotal roles in the Tigers' offensive success.
Ohio State Buckeyes
Quarterback K. McCord, unfortunately, won't be available due to transfer, and Devin Brown will be stepping in. Running back T. Henderson and receiver M. Harrison Jr. remain essential components of the Buckeyes' offense.
Missouri enters the Cotton Bowl with an impressive 10-2 record, securing dominant victories against Arkansas, Florida, and Tennessee. The Tigers are determined to finish their season on a high note against Ohio State.
Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State, with an 11-1 record, suffered a close loss to Michigan in their last game. With a change in starting quarterback to Devin Brown, the Buckeyes aim to overcome challenges and deliver a strong performance against Missouri.
The Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic presents an intriguing matchup between Missouri and Ohio State. Despite Ohio State's overall strong performance, the absence of starting quarterback K. McCord may pose challenges for the Buckeyes.
Missouri's consistent offensive performance led by quarterback B. Cook and their ability to cover the +3.5 points spread make them a favorable pick. Expect the Tigers to capitalize on Ohio State's quarterback situation and cover the spread in what promises to be a closely contested Cotton Bowl Classic.