The road ahead doesn’t get any easier for Indiana (2-4, 0-3 Big Ten), at least not immediately. The Hoosiers, who are winless in the Big Ten and who have scored just one touchdown in conference play, will host the fifth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes (5-1, 3-0 Big Ten) in Week 8.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game.
Kickoff time, TV channel, how to watch
Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 23. The game will air on ABC.
You can listen to the radio broadcast on the IU Radio Network, Sirius 136, XM 195 or SiriusXM App 957.
Ohio State opened as a 19-point favorite over Indiana, with an opening game total of 60.5 points, according to Vegas Insider, which means Vegas sees the Buckeyes winning by a margin of 40-21 or so. The line has since moved in Ohio State’s favor, to 20 or 21 points at most books.
Ohio State has dominated the all-time series with a 77-12-5 record against Indiana, including 26 straight wins. The Hoosiers haven’t defeated the Buckeyes since 1988.
Last season, Ohio State gave Indiana its only regular-season loss, 42-35, after the Buckeyes took a 28-7 lead into halftime.