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Scarlet Knights Fall 56-21 Against Ohio State - Game Recap

Justin Fields sliced and diced the Scarlet Knights defense for 305 yards as Ohio State handed Rutgers a 56-21 defeat on Saturday at SHI Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Buckeyes were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -52.0. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 62.5.

Justin Fields completed 15 of 19 pass attempts for 305 yards for the Buckeyes in the win.

Isaih Pacheco rushed for 56 yards for Rutgers, while Johnny Langan added 36 yards. Johnny Langan threw for 121 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Bo Melton and Kay'Ron Adams had 57 and 41 yards respectively.

Ohio State outgained Rutgers 594-231 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 31-10 by the Buckeyes.

Ohio State lost the time of possession battle 31:26-28:34, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Ohio State heads into a 13 battle against Penn State. Rutgers, meanwhile, will have their next action against Michigan State.