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Ohio State vs. Wisconsin: How to stream the Big 10 championship game

Can Wisconsin upset Ohio State and wreck havoc on College Football Playoff?

 

Kahron Spearman

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Published Dec 7, 2019   Updated May 19, 2021, 9:02 pm CDT

No. 1 Ohio State Buckeyes vs No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers

  • When: 8pm ET, Saturday, Dec. 7 
  • Where: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana 
  • Streaming: FOX
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In a battle for the Discover Big 10 Championship, No. 1 Ohio State Buckeyes (12-0, 9-0 Big 10) and No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers (10-2, 8-2) square off in an anticipated rematch at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, in a prime-time Saturday night showdown.

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The Buckeyes come in perfect on the season after their dominating 56-27 win over Michigan. The Badgers knocked off then-No. 8 Minnesota, 38-17 in a crucial road win. Ohio State already owns a win over Wisconsin–a misleading 38-7 victory on Oct. 26 in Columbus. Ohio State led only 10-7 in the third quarter in a virtual stalemate, then turned on the turbo jets down the stretch to reel off 28 unanswered points.

The keys for each team lay in the run game. Badgers running back Jonathan Taylor ranks only behind Oklahoma State’s Chuba Hubbard with 1,761 yards, but his two previous games versus Ohio State have been unmitigated disasters. Though not an apples and oranges comparison given Ohio State has Chase Young on its defensive line, OSU running back J.K. Dobbins, on the other hand, has dominated the Badgers.

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In 2017, the Buckeyes won 27-21, and Taylor gained just 41 yards on 15 carries. Dobbins ran for 174 yards on 17 carries. This year Taylor carried the ball 20 times for 52 yards–20 from a single first-quarter carry. Dobbins, again unstoppable, put up 163 yards on 20 carries.

For Wisconsin to have any shot–given the Buckeyes likely won’t start as slowly–they will need Taylor to equal Dobbins, no matter the yardage total. Even then, it may not be enough.

How to stream Ohio State vs. Wisconsin live: Watch the Big 10 championship

The following services offer a one-week trial.

1) Sling TV

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Sling offers a ton of live sports. Sling TV provides two base channel package options, each priced at $25 per month. Sling Orange includes three ESPN channels, while Sling Blue includes sports channels like NFL Network, NBCSN, and local channels. If you’re Team “Why Not Both,” Sling Orange + Blue combines the two for just $40 per month. Sports Extra: Sling Blue ($10 per month) also includes NFL RedZone.

For $10 extra per month, you can get NFL RedZone via the Sling Blue Sports Extra package.

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How to use AirTV with Sling

AirTV solves one of Sling’s biggest problems: The inability to receive all of your local channels. By purchasing a basic AirTV for $79.99 or the AirTV Player for $119.99, you can merge those local channels into your Sling TV, (or on your mobile device if you have the basic AirTV). As the Daily Dot wrote in its AirTV review, “It’s practically magic.”

The basic AirTV is a dual-tuner streaming device, while the AirTV Player is basically an upgraded Chromecast that has Netflix preinstalled. You’ll still need to own an HD antenna because even though AirTV gets you access to your local channels, it doesn’t actually physically show them to you.

But AirTV—which has no monthly fee—serves to strengthen one of Sling’s biggest weaknesses compared to other live streaming services like Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, and PlayStation Vue. All those services have plenty of local channels. While select NFL and college football games (on Fox, FS1, and FS2) are no longer on Sling, you can still catch Fox games with AirTV.

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2) FuboTV

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  • Cost: $44.99 for your first month and $54.99 per month thereafter
  • FuboTV devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, the CW (in some markets) (check local availability here)
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FuboTV is a solid TV streaming service option, whether your tastes run to entertainment (AMC, Syfy, FX), news (MSNBC, CNN), or sports (NBA TV, NFL Network). If you can’t watch a game live, FuboTV offers a three-day replay for each match and 30 hours of cloud DVR. (Check out the complete FuboTV channels list.)

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3) Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV includes sports programming among its offerings, including ESPN and FS1, and as a subscriber to the service, you’ll get free access to Hulu’s sizable on-demand library. (Check out the full list of Hulu Live TV channels.)

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4) YouTube TV

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YouTube TV is a great option for college football: Fox, ABC, NBC, CBS, FS1, FS2, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN News, and ESPNU are all here and offer a nearly 360 programming platter of action. (Take a look at the full list of YouTube TV channels here.)

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Ohio State vs. Wisconsin: What to watch for

What else is there to watch for besides Chase Young, the most dominant defensive player in high Division I football in a decade? He’s an almost perfect player–he can play off the edge as a down lineman, or anywhere in the box as a stand-up rusher. He can play through speed or bull-rush power. He’s got tremendous technique, shifty hands, and footwork. Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst will need to limit Young in whatever way possible. 

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On the flip side, Ohio State star quarterback Justin Fields is nursing a knee injury, for which he’ll continue wearing the brace he wore to finish the Michigan win last Saturday. The Badgers would do well to apply pressure and put some doubt in the Big 10 offensive player of the year’s mind.

Bettors have Ohio State as a 16-point favorite, according to Odds Shark. Wisconsin will need some special teams plays and an offense that finishes with touchdowns and not field goals.

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*First Published: Dec 7, 2019, 7:25 am CST