2 B1G programs holding on to impressive streaks through Week 5 when favored by 10 points or more
B1G programs Indiana and Ohio State are among the leaders when it comes consecutive wins in games that they are favored by 10 or more points in per Brett McMurphy of Action Network.
Surprisingly, Indiana ranks sixth in such matchups, whereas Ohio State ranks 15th.
While the Hoosiers have had considerably less success than the Buckeyes, that also means that they have been the heavy favorites in less games and against more inferior opponents.
The Buckeyes have been at least 10 point favorites in each of their contests this year, including a 17 point favorite against then No. 5 Notre Dame. Meanwhile, the Hoosiers have only been at least 10 point favorites once against FCS opponent Idaho.
Ohio State has won 13 games in a row when favored by 10 points or more, while Indiana has won a impressive 23 games in a row.
Ohio State enters Week 5 as a 39.5 point favorite over Rutgers and Indiana enters the week as 5 point underdogs to Nebraska.
Consecutive wins in games favored by at least 10 points:
Texas Tech 31
Boise State 22
Ole Miss 20
Utah State 20
NC State 15
Oklahoma State 13
Ohio State 13
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) September 29, 2022