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    Emeka Egbuka will lead the Ohio State Buckeyes (7-0) into their battle versus the Penn State Nittany Lions (5-1) at Beaver Stadium on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET.

    The Nittany Lions are expected to lose by at least two TDs (currently +15.5) versus the Buckeyes (with an over/under of 60.5 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Ohio State vs. Penn State

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 29, 2022
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: University Park, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: Beaver Stadium
    Buckeyes vs Nittany Lions Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Buckeyes -15.5 -111 -111 60.5 -112 -109 -687 +471

    Ohio State Betting Insights

    • Penn State is 4-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • The teams have hit the over in five of Penn State’s seven games with a set total.

    Ohio State Stats & Insights

    • Ohio State has been a tough matchup for opposing teams, ranking top-25 in both total offense (fifth-best with 517.4 yards per game) and total defense (third-best with 239.9 yards allowed per game) this year.
    • Ohio State has been a tough matchup for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (second-best with 49.6 points per game) and scoring defense (seventh-best with 14.9 points allowed per game) this year.
    • Ohio State has been shining on both offense and defense in the passing game, ranking 15th-best in passing offense (312.6 passing yards per game) and third-best in passing defense (149 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Ohio State has been finding success on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking 22nd-best in rushing offense (204.9 rushing yards per game) and eighth-best in rushing defense (90.9 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Ohio State has been surging on both offense and defense in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking seventh-best in third-down conversion rate (52.4%) and third-best in third-down percentage allowed (24.5%).
    • Ohio State has forced 12 total turnovers (43rd in the FBS) this season and have turned it over seven times (20th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +5, the 25th-best in college football.

    Ohio State’s Best Players

    • C.J. Stroud has thrown for 2,023 yards (289 ypg) to lead Ohio State, completing 70% of his passes and recording 28 touchdown passes compared to four interceptions this season.
    • Miyan Williams has racked up 516 yards on 74 carries while finding paydirt nine times as a runner.
    • TreVeyon Henderson has piled up 474 yards on 80 attempts, scoring four times.
    • Egbuka’s 735 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 57 times and has collected 41 receptions and seven touchdowns.
    • Marvin Harrison Jr. has caught 38 passes while averaging 85.4 yards per game and scoring 10 touchdowns.
    • Julian Fleming’s 17 grabs are good enough for 327 yards and six touchdowns.
    • Michael Hall Jr. leads the team with 4.5 sacks, and also has five TFL and 14 tackles.
    • Ohio State’s tackle leader, Tommy Eichenberg, has 50 tackles, six TFL, 2.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Tanner McCalister leads the team with three interceptions, while also putting up eight tackles and three passes defended.

    Penn State Betting Insights

    • Penn State’s ATS record is 4-3-0 this year.
    • The teams have hit the over in five of Penn State’s seven games with a set total.

    Penn State Stats & Insights

    • In terms of total offense, Penn State ranks 61st in the FBS (414.3 total yards per game) and 66th on defense (378.5 total yards allowed per game).
    • Penn State has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, surrendering just 19.2 points per contest (22nd-best). Offensively, it ranks 56th by racking up 31.5 points per game.
    • With 235.3 passing yards per game on offense, Penn State ranks 72nd in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 86th, giving up 241 passing yards per game.
    • Penn State is putting up 179 rushing yards per contest on offense this season (47th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 137.5 rushing yards per game (60th-ranked) on defense.
    • With a 33.8% third-down conversion percentage on offense, Penn State ranks 106th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 56th, surrendering a 36.6% third-down rate.
    • Penn State has generated 13 forced turnovers this season and have turned it over six times, leading to a +7 turnover margin, which ranks 12th-best in the FBS.

    Penn State’s Best Players

    • Sean Clifford has thrown for 1,445 yards (206.4 yards per game) while completing 61.5% of his passes and recording 13 touchdown passes with three interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 150 yards with four touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Nicholas Singleton, has carried the ball 81 times for 552 yards (78.9 per game) with seven touchdowns.
    • Kaytron Allen has run for 396 yards across 78 carries, scoring four touchdowns.
    • Parker Washington’s 388 receiving yards (55.4 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 30 receptions on 42 targets with one touchdown.
    • Mitchell Tinsley has put up a 340-yard season so far with four touchdowns. He’s caught 28 passes on 47 targets.
    • Brenton Strange’s 17 receptions (on 21 targets) have netted him 245 yards (35 ypg) and four touchdowns.
    • Dani Dennis-Sutton paces the team with three sacks, and also has three TFL and 10 tackles.
    • Ji’Ayir Brown has been all over the field, leading the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has 38 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and three interceptions so far.

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