How To Watch Ohio State Vs. Michigan State Live Without Cable

Watch the Buckeyes take on the Spartans.

By Erik Hall  on November 8, 2023

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Wondering how to watch college football this season? Here are your best options:

Most affordable for multiple channels

Sling TV Blue Plan

$20 for the first month, then $40/month (save $20 )



7-day free trial, then $74.99/month

The Ohio State and Michigan State football teams are scheduled to meet in a Big Ten Conference contest on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The game is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. ET. 

Ohio State, ranked No. 3 in The Associated Press poll, enters the matchup 9-0 overall and 6-0 in the Big Ten. Most recently, OSU defeated Rutgers 35-16 on Nov. 4. Michigan State comes into the contest 3-6 overall and 1-5 in the Big Ten. On Nov. 4, MSU beat Nebraska 20-17. Entering Saturday, Ohio State leads the all-time series 36-15 vs. MSU. 

Ryan Day is the Ohio State football head coach. Harlon Barnett is the MSU football interim head coach.  

OSU vs. MSU football kickoff time and networkThe Ohio State vs. Michigan State football game is scheduled to be broadcast on NBC at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 4. The NBC broadcasters are scheduled to be Noah Eagle (play-by-play), Todd Blackledge (analyst), and Kathryn Tappen (sideline reporter). 

To enjoy the game without the constraints of cable or satellite TV, pick an online live streaming platform such as Peacock, FuboTV, and Sling. 

Best streaming services for the Ohio State vs. Michigan State football gameOpt for a streaming service if you want to watch college football without cable or satellite TV. These are your prime streaming selections for Saturday night’s Michigan State vs. Ohio State football game. 

Best nationwide for NBC: Peacock Catch the excitement of the Ohio State vs. Michigan State college football game with Peacock Premium for $5.99/month to watch NBC’s live sports. Opt for an annual subscription at $59.99 to enjoy a 17% discount.

Note that live sports broadcasts will still contain commercials, even with the Premium Plus package, available at $11.99/month.

Most affordable for multiple channels: Sling TV Sling TV offers NBC in specific regions, notably Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Hartford/New Haven, Los Angeles, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose, and Washington, D.C. 

If your location isn’t one of these markets, Sling TV won’t be the solution for viewing the Ohio State vs. Michigan State football game. Residents within these areas can benefit from Sling TV to watch OSU vs. MSU by opting for the Blue Plan, priced at $20 for the first month and $40 for the following months.

Sling TV’s sports channel offerings include ABC, ACC Network, Big Ten Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNews, ESPNU, Fox, FS1, FS2, NBC, NFL Network, Pac-12 Network and SEC Network.

Best for single game: FuboTV FuboTV

7-day free trial, then $74.99/month

Explore the FuboTV website and put in your zip code to check the NBC broadcast availability in your area. If accessible, you can enjoy NBC as part of the FuboTV Pro package at $74.99/month. Additionally, FuboTV offers a seven-day trial period at no charge, featuring over 250 live TV channels and the convenience of streaming on up to 10 screens simultaneously.

FuboTV’s sports channel offerings include ABC, ACC Network, Big Ten Network, CBS, CBS Sports Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews, Fox, FS1, FS2, Golf Network, Marquee Sports Network, Monumental Sports, NBC, NBCSN, NFL Network, Pac-12 Network, and SEC Network. 

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