On Saturday at Beaver Stadium, the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Penn State Nittany Lions will clash against each other. Ohio State is fresh off a matchup versus Iowa. In that one the Buckeyes won by 44 points. As for Penn State, they played Minnesota in their last outing. The Lions also won their matchup in a blowout.
Ohio State opened up the season with a 21-10 win over Notre Dame, then took out Arkansas State 45-12. The Buckeyes kept it rolling with wins 77-21 over Toledo, 52-21 over Wisconsin, 49-10 against Rutgers and 49-20 versus Michigan State.
In the Iowa game, the Buckeyes scored double-digit points in every quarter and held the Hawkeyes to zero second-half points in a 54-10 win. QB CJ Stroud managed 286 yards with four touchdowns and a pick. Julian Fleming caught two balls for 105 yards and a score.
Over on the Penn State side, their year opened up with a five-game win streak. The Lions took out Purdue 35-31, Ohio 46-10, Auburn 41-12, Central Michigan 33-14 and Northwestern 17-7 before their first loss to Michigan 41-17.
Matched up against Minnesota, Penn State got off to a bit of a slow start but made up for it with 21 third-quarter points in a 45-17 blowout win. QB Sean Clifford finished with 295 yards, four scores and a pick. Nick Singleton added 79 rush yards with two more scores.
Both teams are coming off impressive victories so this one could go either way cover-wise. The Buckeyes dominated Iowa over the weekend, holding the Hawkeyes to just 158 total yards, eight first downs, six turnovers and an ugly 1-of-13 rate on third-down attempts. Ohio State wasn’t particularly great offensively, but they didn’t need to be.
As for Penn State, they posted some pretty solid defense stats themselves, giving up just 16 first downs and a 2-of-13 run on third-down tries. Ohio State will mark a hefty step up in talent however, which is why we can expect the Lions to struggle as they won’t have that much room.
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Ohio State Buckeyes vs Penn State Nittany Lions Game Information
- Date: 10/27/2022
- Time: 12:00 PM ET
- Location: Beaver Stadium, University Park, PA.
- How to Watch Ohio State vs Penn State: FOX
- Live Stream: fubo.tv
Ohio State vs Penn State Betting Lines
Ohio State is -700 according to our Vegas NCAAF Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $14. On the other side, Penn State is +500 according to the Vegas NCAAF Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $500.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Ohio State at a 87.50% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Penn State have 16.67% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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