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    The Ohio State Buckeyes (11-16, 3-13 Big Ten) host the Penn State Nittany Lions (16-11, 7-9 Big Ten) after losing three straight home games. The Buckeyes are favored by just 2 points in the matchup, which starts at 6:30 PM ET on Thursday, February 23, 2023. The matchup has a point total of 142.5.

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    How do I watch Buckeyes vs. Nittany Lions?

    • Game Day: Thursday, February 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
    • Location: Columbus, Ohio
    • Arena: Value City Arena

    Betting Lines for Buckeyes vs. Nittany Lions

    Ohio State vs Penn State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Ohio State -2 142.5

    Ohio State Betting Stats & Information

    • Ohio State has been the moneyline favorite 13 times this season. They’ve finished 7-6 in those games.
    • The Buckeyes have not played a game this season with moneyline odds of -123 or shorter.
    • The Buckeyes are 8-19-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Nittany Lions have a 4-5 record against the spread this year when an underdog by 2 points or more.
    • Ohio State’s average point total in outings this season is 142.3, 0.2 points below the total in this game.

    Penn State Betting Stats & Info

    • Penn State has won two of the 10 games it has played as underdogs this season.
    • The Nittany Lions have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +102.
    • So far this season, the Nittany Lions have put together a 14-12-1 record against the spread.
    • In games they have played as at least 2-point underdogs this season, the Nittany Lions are 4-5 against the spread.
    • The average over/under in Penn State’s games this season is 0.5 fewer points than the point total of 142.5 for this outing.

    Ohio State vs. Penn State Season Stat Comparison

    Ohio State Rank Ohio State AVG Penn State AVG Penn State Rank
    150th 73 Points Scored 73.3 146th
    155th 69.2 Points Allowed 68.7 145th
    61st 34 Rebounds 29.7 289th
    67th 9.9 Off. Rebounds 4.9 362nd
    261st 6.6 3pt Made 10.9 2nd
    299th 11.6 Assists 14.5 85th
    63rd 10.8 Turnovers 8.3 3rd

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Ohio State Buckeyes Leaders

    • The scoring leader for the Buckeyes this season is Brice Sensabaugh, who averages 16.5 points, 5.1 rebounds, and one assist per game.
    • Zed Key leads Ohio State in rebounding, averaging 7.5 per game, while Isaac Likekele leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 2.7 in each contest.
    • Sensabaugh makes more threes per game than any other member of the Buckeyes, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of two per contest.

    Penn State Nittany Lions Leaders

    • Jalen Pickett has the top spot on the Nittany Lions leaderboards for scoring (18.6 per game), rebounds (7.4 per game), and assists (seven per game).
    • Andrew Funk makes three three-pointers per game, the most on the Nittany Lions.

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