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    On Saturday at 3:30 PM ET, the Penn State Nittany Lions (2-0) will visit the Auburn Tigers (2-0).

    The Nittany Lions are the favorites (-3) in their matchup versus the Tigers, with the over/under at 47 points. (On the moneyline, the Nittany Lions are -156 and the Tigers are +126.)

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Penn State vs. Auburn

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 17, 2022
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Auburn, Alabama
    • Stadium: Jordan-Hare Stadium
    Nittany Lions vs Tigers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Nittany Lions -3 -110 -112 47 -109 -112 -156 +126

    Penn State Betting Insights

    • Penn State went 7-6-0 ATS last season.
    • Penn State covered the spread five times last season (5-3 ATS) when playing as at least 3-point favorites.
    • Penn State games went over the point total three out of 13 times last season.

    Penn State Stats & Insights

    • Last year, Penn State racked up 3.2 more points per game (25) than Auburn gave up (21.8).
    • Penn State was 6-2 against the spread and 6-2 overall in games when it put up more than 21.8 points last year.
    • When Auburn gave up fewer than 25 points last season, it had a 6-3 record against the spread and a 6-3 record overall.
    • Penn State racked up only 4.4 more yards per game (377.2) than Auburn allowed per matchup (372.8) last year.
    • When Penn State piled up more than 372.8 yards last year, the team was 6-2 against the spread and 6-2 overall.
    • Auburn had a 3-1 record ATS and a 3-1 record overall when holding its opponents to fewer than 377.2 yards last season.
    • Last year Penn State averaged 108.6 yards per game on the ground, 18.4 fewer than Auburn allowed per contest (127).
    • When Penn State ran for over 127 yards last year, it had a 3-0 ATS record and a 3-0 overall record.
    • Auburn was 4-2 against the spread and 3-3 overall when holding opponents to fewer than 108.6 rushing yards last season.
    • Penn State turned the ball over 15 times last year, three more turnovers than Auburn forced (12).

    Penn State’s Best Players

    • Sean Clifford had a passing stat line last year 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 season 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 season.
    • Jahan Dotson collected 91 receptions for 1,182 yards and 12 touchdowns last year. He was targeted 145 times, and averaged 90.9 yards per game.
    • Parker Washington tacked on 820 yards on 64 grabs with four touchdowns. He was targeted 90 times, and averaged 63.1 receiving yards per game.
    • KeAndre Lambert-Smith grabbed 34 passes for 521 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 40.1 yards per game last year.
    • Last season Arnold Ebiketie stacked up 9.5 sacks, 12 TFL and 59 tackles.
    • Last season Ellis Brooks racked up 95 tackles, two TFL, and one sack.
    • Ji’Ayir Brown collected six interceptions while adding 66 tackles and seven passes defended last year.

    Auburn Betting Insights

    • Auburn put together a 6-7-0 ATS record last year.
    • Auburn covered the spread three times last season (3-3 ATS) when playing as at least 3-point underdogs.
    • In Auburn games last year, combined scoring went over the point total five times.

    Auburn Stats & Insights

    • Auburn scored 28.3 points per game last year, 11 more than Penn State gave up (17.3).
    • Auburn was 6-3 against the spread and 6-3 overall last year when the team scored more than 17.3 points.
    • Last year Penn State had a 6-4 record against the spread and a 7-3 record overall in games when it held opponents to less than 28.3 points.
    • Auburn collected 49.1 more yards per game (401.3) than Penn State allowed per outing (352.2) last season.
    • In games that Auburn amassed more than 352.2 yards last year, the team was 5-4 against the spread and 6-3 overall.
    • In games Penn State limited its opponents to fewer than 401.3 yards last year, it had a 5-4 record ATS and a 6-3 record overall.
    • Auburn rushed for 161.2 yards per game last year, just 8.2 more yards than the 153 Penn State allowed per contest.
    • Auburn had a 4-3 ATS record and a 5-2 overall record when the team rushed for more than 153 yards last year.
    • Penn State was 5-3 against the spread and 5-3 overall when holding opponents to less than 161.2 rushing yards last year.
    • Auburn turned the ball over 12 times last season, nine fewer times than Penn State forced turnovers (21).

    Auburn’s Best Players

    • TJ Finley completed 54.7% of his passes and threw for 827 yards and six touchdowns last season.
    • Tank Bigsby averaged 84.5 rushing yards per game and scored 10 rushing touchdowns.
    • Last season Jarquez Hunter rushed for 593 yards. He also scored four total touchdowns.
    • Kobe Hudson averaged 44.6 yards on 3.4 receptions per game and compiled four receiving touchdowns in 2021.
    • Shedrick Jackson caught 40 passes last season on his way to 527 yards and one receiving touchdown.
    • Demetris Robertson caught 37 passes on his way to 489 receiving yards and four touchdowns a season ago.
    • Last year Derick Hall put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with nine sacks, and added eight TFL and 47 tackles.
    • Zakoby McClain had an impactful defensive performance last season with 91 tackles, six TFL, and two sacks.
    • Bydarrius Knighten collected two interceptions in addition to 45 tackles and two passes defended a year ago.
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