On the whole Ohio State has been the most impressive and complete team in all of college football. Fashion the Buckeyes body of work with a loaded roster and you have the favorite to win the national championship. Commencing with this week’s game against Penn State does OSU have its two biggest games. To be exact next week offers one of the nation’s top College Football betting games with the Buckeyes at Michigan. Penn State has been a strong team that has clearly exceeded expectations this year. Ohio State had better not be looking ahead to next week.
Penn State Nittany Lions Vs. Ohio State Buckeyes
|Date and Time:||Saturday, November 23, 2019, Noon ET|
|Location:||Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio|
|Penn State vs. Ohio State TV Coverage:||FOX|
Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Overview
Penn State has a sportsbook record of 9-1 straight up, 5-5 on the board with 5-5 on totals. Overall the Nits rank 15h for scoring offense and seventh for points allowed.
By contrast, Ohio State is 10-0 straight up, 8-2 vs. the odds, and 5-4-1 over the total. The Buckeyes rank first for the scoring offense as well as best for points allowed.
Key Nittany Lions: QB Sean Clifford (2450 YDS, 59.6% COMP, 8.7 AVG, 22 TD, 6 INT, 19 SACK, 154.0 RTG, 97 ATT, 374 YDS, 3.9 AVG, 5 TD,), RB Journey Brown (86 ATT, 521 YDS, 6.1 AVG, 6 TD), WR KJ Hamler (46 REC, 791 YDS, 17.2 AVG, 8 TD), PK Jake Pinegar (45-46 XP, 9-10 FG), LB Micah Parsons (75 TACKLES, 2 SACKS)
Key Buckeyes: QB Justin Fields (2164 YDS, 69.1% COMP, 9.4 AVG, 31 TD, 1 INT, 18 SACK, 191.8 RTG), RB JK Dobbins (183 RSH, 1289 YDS, 7.0 AVG, 13 TD), WR Chris Olave (37 REC, 593 YDS, 16.0 AVG, 9 TD), PK Blake Haubeil (67-67 XP, 8-10 FG), LB Malik Harrison (52 TACKLES, 4.5 SACKS), DE Chase Young (20 TACKLES, 13.5 SACKS)
Penn State and Ohio State Against the Spread
The Nittany Lions Are:
- 6-3 against the spread in their last nine away games
- 0-5 under the total on the road
- 2-3 vs. the line at Ohio State
- 3-2 over the total vs. the Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium
- 10-5 on the board in road games vs. Big Ten teams
- 1-5 under the total away from home vs. the Big Ten
The Buckeyes Are:
- 8-4 against the spread in their last 12 home games
- 3-5 under the total at Ohio Stadium
- 7-6 on the board when hosting Big Ten opponents
- 3-6 under the total at Ohio Stadium vs. the Big Ten
- 1-4 vs. the odds head to head with Penn State
- 1-3 under the total in games vs. the Nittany Lions
Penn State vs. Ohio State College Football Betting Games Picks
As mentioned earlier, Penn State brings good College Football Betting Games Value on the road. Ohio State has the look of an overlay here with a line that is based on public perception. Specifically, Penn State has more than enough to stay within the spread.
Penn State Vs. Ohio State College Football Betting Games Pick: Penn State Nittany Lions
Penn State Vs. Ohio State College Football Betting Games Score Prediction: Penn State 20, Ohio State 31