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    The Maryland Terrapins (5-3) are in action on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET at SECU Stadium versus the Penn State Nittany Lions (7-1).

    The Nittany Lions are significant favorites (-8.5) in their matchup versus the Terrapins, with the over/under being 51 points. (On the moneyline, the Nittany Lions are -345 and the Terrapins are +271.)

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    Game Info for Penn State vs. Maryland

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 4, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: College Park, Maryland
    • Stadium: SECU Stadium
    Penn State vs Maryland Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Penn State -8.5 -110 -111 51 -110 -111 -345 +271

    Penn State Pick Insights

    • So far this season, Penn State has posted a 5-2-0 record against the spread.
    • In games it has played as at least 8.5-point favorites this season, Penn State is 5-1 against the spread.
    • Four of Penn State’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (57.1%).

    Penn State Stats & Insights

    • On defense, Penn State has been a top-25 unit, ranking second-best by surrendering only 234.5 yards per game. The offense ranks 67th (392.8 yards per game).
    • Penn State has been clicking on all fronts this season, as they rank 10th-best in scoring offense (38.9 points per game) and third-best in scoring defense (11.5 points allowed per game).
    • Penn State sports the 83rd-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (217.6 passing yards per game), and has been better defensively, ranking sixth-best with just 162.3 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Penn State has the 43rd-ranked offense this year in terms of rushing yards (175.1 per game), and has been more effective defensively, ranking fourth-best with only 72.3 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Penn State ranks 58th in third-down conversion rate this year (41.3%), but has been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking fifth-best in the FBS with a 28.8% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Penn State has the best turnover margin in college football at +12, forcing 16 turnovers (14th in the FBS) while turning it over four times (second in the FBS).

    Penn State’s Best Players

    • Drew Allar has 1,655 yards passing for Penn State, completing 61.4% of his passes and collecting 16 touchdowns and one interception this season.
    • Kaytron Allen has carried the ball 105 times for a team-high 482 yards on the ground and has found the end zone three times.
    • Nicholas Singleton has collected 460 yards on 113 attempts, scoring seven times. He’s grabbed 19 passes for 148 yards (18.5 per game) and one touchdown, as well.
    • KeAndre Lambert-Smith’s leads his squad with 550 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 43 receptions (out of 65 targets) and scored four touchdowns.
    • Theo Johnson has hauled in 18 passes while averaging 26.8 yards per game and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Tyler Warren has hauled in 19 catches for 165 yards, an average of 20.6 yards per game. He’s scored five times as a receiver this season.
    • Adisa Isaac paces the team with 5.5 sacks, and also has eight TFL and 19 tackles.
    • Curtis Jacobs is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s amassed 31 tackles, three TFL, and one sack.
    • Daequan Hardy has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 11 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and two passes defended.

    Maryland Betting Insights

    • Maryland is 3-5-0 ATS this year.
    • Maryland is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 8.5 points or greater this season.
    • Maryland has hit the over in four of their eight games with a set total (50%).

    Maryland Pick Insights

    • In terms of total offense, Maryland ranks 48th in the FBS (418.4 total yards per game) and 39th on the other side of the ball (340.5 total yards allowed per contest).
    • From an offensive standpoint, Maryland is generating 32.6 points per contest (37th-ranked). It ranks 31st in the FBS on the other side of the ball (20.4 points given up per game).
    • In terms of passing, Maryland ranks 28th in the FBS (280.5 passing yards per game) and 72nd on defense (231.3 passing yards allowed per contest).
    • Maryland’s run defense has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks 23rd-best in the FBS with 109.3 rushing yards conceded per game. In terms of offense, it is generating 137.9 rushing yards per game, which ranks 89th.
    • Maryland’s third-down defense ranks 27th in the FBS with a 33% third-down conversion percentage surrendered, but it has been bolstered by its offense, which ranks 21st-best by posting a 45.7% third-down rate.
    • Maryland has excelled in terms of turnovers, as the team’s turnover margin of +5 ranks 24th-best in the FBS, with 13 forced turnovers (35th in the nation) and eight turnovers committed (25th in the nation).

    Maryland’s Best Players

    • Taulia Tagovailoa has racked up 2,200 yards (275 per game) while completing 63.9% of his passes and collecting 19 touchdown passes with six interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 84 yards with four touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Roman Hemby, has carried the ball 88 times for 441 yards (55.1 per game) with four touchdowns. He’s also caught 24 passes for 221 yards and one touchdown.
    • Colby McDonald has piled up 264 yards (on 37 attempts) with two touchdowns.
    • Jeshaun Jones’ 496 receiving yards (62 yards per game) are a team high. He has 36 receptions on 54 targets with three touchdowns.
    • Kaden Prather has caught 30 passes and compiled 426 receiving yards (53.3 per game) with five touchdowns.
    • Tai Felton’s 29 grabs (on 51 targets) have netted him 394 yards (49.3 ypg) and four touchdowns.
    • Kellan Wyatt has racked up 3.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording five TFL and 21 tackles.
    • Maryland’s leading tackler, Beau Brade, has 43 tackles, three TFL, and one interception this year.
    • Tarheeb Still has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has 20 tackles, two TFL, and three passes defended to his name.
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