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Cotton Bowl: Missouri Tigers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Pick

Friday night in College Football will feature a great game at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. This game features the Missouri Tigers and Ohio State Buckeyes. This is the final game of Friday night. The Missouri Tigers are 10-2 coming into this game. The Tigers finished second in the SEC – East. Missouri won their season finale on the road at Arkansas.

For Ohio State, they finished second in the Big Ten East. The Buckeyes lone loss was in their finale on the road at Michigan. Ohio State is 11-1 on the season. The Ohio State Buckeyes are -1 in this game over Missouri. The total for this affair is 48.5.

New Signal Caller for Ryan Day

Kyle McCord was the signal caller for the Ohio State Buckeyes this season, and really had a solid season. But, he has chosen to transfer, and will move on to play at Syracuse next season. That leaves the Buckeyes will see a new quarterback start this game. Devin Brown will get the nod. Brown completed just 12 passes this season.

The big name expected to play in this game for the Buckeyes if Marvin Harrison Jr. He was one of the best receivers in all of College Football, and expected to be one of the top picks in the NFL Draft. Harrison had 14 touchdowns on the season. TreVeyon Henderson is also expected to play, and be the top running back option. Backup Chip Trayanum has committed to transfer to Kentucky.

Ohio State was one of the top offensive teams in the country with 32.8 points per game, but they made more of their name on defense. Ohio State allowed just 11 points per game.

Tigers Offense Big Season

Brady Cook and the Missouri Tigers offense was one of the best in College Football this season. Cook was terrific with over 3,100 yards and 20 touchdowns. Luther Burden III was one of the elite receivers in the game this season. He had six receptions in the win over Arkansas, and 83 on the season.

Burden had nearly 1,200 yards on the season. The passing game for the Tigers averaged 273.5 yards per game. Also on offense was Cody Schrader. The running back from St. Louis was a workhorse for the Tigers offense. He rushed the football 247 times. He is 11 yards shy of 1,500 on the season, with 13 touchdowns.

The two losses this season for the Tigers came at home to the LSU Tigers, and on the road at the Georgia Bulldogs.

Thriller in Dallas

This should be a really good bowl game. Both teams are fighting with some guys missing for this game. Ohio State seems to have some pretty big losses here. Missouri is having a season to remember, and would love to come away with the Cotton Bowl title.

Missouri is going to use their depth and their strength to win this game. The final bet for this game is the Missouri Tigers +1 over the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Cotton Bowl. Best of luck with all your College Football betting. Enjoy the game!

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