Underdog Ohio State has 5 losses entering Michigan game, and that's not a good sign for the Buckeyes
Michigan has been favored three times against Ohio State since 2001 in its annual rivalry game and won just one of those games — beating Ohio State 35-21 in 2003 after entering the game a 7-point favorite.
Another stat of note from the Plain Dealer: Ohio State is 6-5 overall (3-4 Big Ten), just the fifth time in the history of the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry the Buckeyes enter the game with that many losses. And the Buckeyes are 0-4 in those games, the most recent coming in 1999 when Michigan beat Ohio State, 24-17.
The Buckeyes enter the game at Michigan (Noon, ABC/ESPN) 1-3 on the road this season. They have lost two consecutive games, the most recent a 20-14 loss at home to Penn State.