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Beaver Stadium is the venue where the Penn State Nittany Lions (1-0) will match up against the Ohio Bobcats (1-0) on Saturday, September 10, 2022.
The Nittany Lions are expected to win by at least two touchdowns (currently -24.5) against the Bobcats. The over/under for this matchup is 53.5 points.
Game Info and Betting Lines for Penn State vs. Ohio
- Game Day: Saturday, September 10, 2022
- Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ABC
- Location: University Park, Pennsylvania
- Stadium: Beaver Stadium
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Penn State Betting Insights
- Penn State covered seven times in 13 matchups with a spread last season.
- Penn State was favored by 24.5 points or more last season once, and failed to cover the spread.
- Last season, three Penn State games went over the point total.
Penn State Stats & Insights
- Last year, Penn State scored 5.3 fewer points per game (25) than Ohio surrendered (30.3).
- When Penn State recorded more than 30.3 points last year, it went 2-1 against the spread and 3-0 overall.
- Ohio had a 1-1 record against the spread and a 1-1 record overall in games when it allowed opponents to score less than 25 points last year.
- Penn State collected 52.6 fewer yards per game (377.2) than Ohio allowed per matchup (429.8) last season.
- When Penn State amassed more than 429.8 yards last year, the team was 2-1 against the spread and 3-0 overall.
- Ohio had a 2-2 record ATS and a 1-3 record overall when holding its opponents to less than 377.2 yards last year.
- Last year Penn State piled up 108.6 yards per game on the ground, 81.6 fewer than Ohio allowed per contest (190.2).
- Penn State had a 2-0 ATS record and a 2-0 overall record when the team rushed for over 190.2 yards last year.
- Ohio was 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall when holding opponents to less than 108.6 rushing yards last year.
- Penn State turned the ball over 15 times last season, seven more turnovers than Ohio forced (8).
Penn State’s Best Players
- Sean Clifford had a passing stat line last season of 3,107 yards with a 61% completion rate (261-for-428), 21 touchdowns, eight interceptions, and an average of 239 yards per game. His rushing stat line was 97 carries for 172 yards and two TDs.
- Last year Keyvone Lee took 109 carries for 536 yards (41.2 per game) and scored two touchdowns.
- Noah Cain churned out 350 yards on 106 carries (26.9 yards per game), with four rushing touchdowns last year.
- In the previous year, Jahan Dotson grabbed 91 passes (on 145 targets) for 1,182 yards (90.9 per game). He also found the end zone 12 times.
- Parker Washington also impressed receiving last year. He bagged 64 receptions for 820 yards and four touchdowns. He was targeted 90 times.
- KeAndre Lambert-Smith’s stat line last season: 521 receiving yards, 34 catches, three touchdowns, on 65 targets.
- Last season Arnold Ebiketie amassed 9.5 sacks, 12 TFL and 59 tackles.
- Last season Ellis Brooks tallied 95 tackles, two TFL, and one sack.
- Ji’Ayir Brown intercepted six passes last year while also totaling 66 tackles and seven passes defended.
Ohio Betting Insights
- Ohio covered five times in 12 chances against the spread last season.
- In Ohio games last year, combined scoring went over the point total four times.
Ohio Stats & Insights
- Last season Ohio put up 5.3 more points per game (22.6) than Penn State surrendered (17.3).
- When Ohio recorded over 17.3 points last season, it was 5-3 against the spread and 3-5 overall.
- Last year Penn State had a 6-3 record against the spread and a 7-2 record overall in games when it held opponents to less than 22.6 points.
- Ohio collected only 19.2 more yards per game (371.4) than Penn State allowed (352.2) per outing last season.
- In games that Ohio churned out over 352.2 yards last season, the team was 4-2 against the spread and 3-3 overall.
- Penn State had a 5-3 record ATS and a 6-2 record overall when holding its opponents to fewer than 371.4 yards last season.
- Last year Ohio rushed for 34.4 more yards per game (187.4) than Penn State allowed per contest (153).
- Ohio had a 4-2 ATS record and a 2-4 overall record when the team ran for more than 153 yards last season.
- Penn State was 7-4 against the spread and 7-4 overall when holding opponents to less than 187.4 rushing yards last year.
- Ohio turned the ball over 16 times last year, five fewer times than Penn State forced turnovers (21).
Ohio’s Best Players
- Kurtis Rourke threw for 1,800 yards and 11 touchdowns last season. He also chipped in with his legs, tallying three touchdowns while racking up 327 yards.
- De’Montre Tuggle accumulated 805 rushing yards and seven touchdowns on the ground during last year’s campaign.
- Armani Rogers rushed for 529 yards and seven touchdowns last season.
- Cameron Odom averaged 33.8 receiving yards and racked up one receiving touchdown over the course of the 2021 season.
- Ty Walton collected two touchdowns and had 380 receiving yards (31.7 ypg) in 2021.
- Isiah Cox worked his way to four receiving touchdowns and 362 receiving yards (30.2 ypg) last season.
- Last year Will Evans collected 3.5 sacks, three TFL and 27 tackles.
- Bryce Houston put together a strong stat line last year, accruing 78 tackles, five TFL, and 1.5 sacks.
- Last year Tariq Drake picked off three passes to go along with 36 tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended.