Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Ohio Bobcats Picks and Prediction – September 10

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The Penn State Nittany Lions (1-0) hit the field against the Ohio Bobcats (1-0) in college football action at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Penn State vs. Ohio Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 28 points, with oddsmakers listing Penn State as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Penn State has -5500 odds to pick up the win, while Ohio is listed at +1575 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 55 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Penn State vs. Ohio Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 10, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: Beaver Stadium

Betting Preview

Penn State

  • Last year, Penn State racked up 5.3 fewer points per game (25.0) than Ohio surrendered (30.3).
  • The Nittany Lions were 2-1 against the spread and 3-0 overall last season when the team recorded more than 30.3 points.
  • Penn State averaged 377.2 yards per game last year, 52.6 fewer yards than the 429.8 Ohio gave up per matchup.
  • The Nittany Lions were 2-1 against the spread and 3-0 overall when the team churned out over 429.8 yards last season.
  • Last season Penn State racked up 108.6 rushing yards per game, 81.6 fewer than Ohio allowed per contest (190.2).
  • When the Nittany Lions rushed for more than 190.2 yards last season, they compiled a 2-0 ATS record and a 2-0 overall record.

Ohio

  • Last year Ohio racked up 5.3 more points per game (22.6) than Penn State surrendered (17.3).
  • The Bobcats were 5-3 against the spread and 3-5 overall in games when they scored over 17.3 points last year.
  • Ohio averaged only 19.2 more yards per game (371.4) than Penn State gave up (352.2) per outing last year.
  • The Bobcats were 4-2 against the spread and 3-3 overall when the team churned out over 352.2 yards last season.
  • Last year Ohio piled up 187.4 yards per game on the ground, 34.4 more than Penn State allowed per outing (153.0).
  • When the Bobcats rushed for over 153.0 yards last season they compiled a 4-2 ATS record and a 2-4 overall record.

Penn State vs. Ohio Betting Analysis

Penn State Betting Insights

  • Penn State had seven wins in 13 games against the spread last year.
  • Penn State went winless ATS (0-1) when playing as at least 28-point favorites last season.
  • The Nittany Lions were the moneyline favorite eight total times last season. They went 6-2 in those games.
  • The Nittany Lions played as a moneyline favorite of -5500 or shorter in only one game last season, which they won.
  • In 13 Penn State games last year, three hit the over.

Bobcats Betting Insights

  • Against the spread, Ohio was 5-7-0 last year.
  • Last season, the Bobcats were the underdog eight times and won two of those games.
  • Last season, the Bobcats were at least a +1575 underdog on the moneyline one time, losing that contest.
  • Out of 12 Ohio games last season, four hit the over.

Penn State vs. Ohio Against The Spread & Betting Records

Penn State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 51.5 51.3 51.7
Implied Total AVG 31.8 33.7 29.7
ATS Record 7-6-0 4-3-0 3-3-0
Over/Under Record 3-10-0 1-6-0 2-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 6-2 5-1 1-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-4 0-1 1-3

Bobcats

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 55.5 57.0 54.0
Implied Total AVG 32.8 33.3 32.3
ATS Record 5-7-0 2-4-0 3-3-0
Over/Under Record 4-8-0 3-3-0 1-5-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-2 0-1 1-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-6 1-3 1-3

Last Season’s Leaders

Penn State

  • On defense last year, Arnold Ebiketie helped keep opposing offenses in check with 59 tackles, 12.0 TFL, and 9.5 sacks in 13 games.
  • Ji’Ayir Brown compiled 66 tackles and six interceptions in 13 games.
  • Ellis Brooks had 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL and 95 tackles in 13 games a season ago.
  • On defense in 2021, Brandon Smith contributed 75 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two sacks in 13 games.

Bobcats

  • On defense Bryce Houston, who played in 12 games, compiled 78 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks.
  • Cannon Blauser accumulated 2.0 sacks to go along with 5.0 TFL and 60 tackles in 12 games.
  • Alvin Floyd helped on defense with one interception to go along with 46 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one pass defended in 12 games.
  • Will Evans was a key contributor on D last season, with 27 tackles, 3.0 TFL, 3.5 sacks, and one pass defended.

Penn State vs. Ohio Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this game is Penn State, and we project that Penn State will cover the spread (Penn State -28). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 55 points.

Penn State vs. Ohio betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Nittany Lions (-28)

    Pick OU:

    Under (55)

How to Bet on Penn State vs. Ohio

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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