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    The Penn State Nittany Lions (7-1) will visit the Maryland Terrapins (5-3) on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET.

    The Nittany Lions are expected to win by at least a touchdown (currently -9) versus the Terrapins. The over/under for this matchup is 50 points.

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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 -9 -110 -110 50 -109 -111 -344 +269

    Penn State Pick Insights

    • So far this season, Penn State has posted a 5-2-0 record against the spread.
    • Penn State has a 5-1 record against the spread when favored by 9 points or more this season.
    • Penn State games have hit the over on four of seven occasions (57.1%).

    Penn State Stats & Insights

    • Penn State sports the 67th-ranked offense this year (392.8 yards per game), and has been even more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking second-best with only 234.5 yards allowed per game.
    • Penn State has been a difficult matchup for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (10th-best with 38.9 points per game) and scoring defense (third-best with 11.5 points allowed per game) this year.
    • Penn State sports the 83rd-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (217.6 passing yards per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking sixth-best with only 162.3 passing yards allowed per game.
    • On defense, Penn State has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking fourth-best by allowing only 72.3 per game. The Nittany Lions rank 43rd on offense (175.1 rushing yards per game).
    • Penn State sports the 58th-ranked offense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (41.3% percentage), and has been better on defense, ranking fifth-best with a 28.8% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • Penn State has forced 16 total turnovers (14th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over four times (second in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +12, the best in college football.

    Penn State’s Best Players

    • Drew Allar has recorded 1,655 yards (206.9 ypg) on 156-of-254 passing with 16 touchdowns compared to 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 been handed the ball 113 times this year and racked up 460 yards (57.5 per game) with seven touchdowns. He’s also helped out in the pass game with 19 grabs for 148 yards and one touchdown.
    • KeAndre Lambert-Smith’s team-leading 550 yards as a receiver have come on 43 catches (out of 65 targets) with four touchdowns.
    • Theo Johnson has put together a 214-yard season so far with three touchdowns, hauling in 18 passes on 29 targets.
    • Tyler Warren has hauled in 19 receptions for 165 yards, an average of 20.6 yards per game. He’s scored five times as a receiver this season.
    • Adisa Isaac has racked up 5.5 sacks to lead the team, while also recording eight TFL and 19 tackles.
    • Penn State’s top-tackler, Curtis Jacobs, has 31 tackles, three TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Daequan Hardy has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 11 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and two passes defended to his name.

    Maryland Betting Insights

    • Maryland has a 3-5-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Maryland is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 9 points or more this year.
    • Maryland games have hit the over in four out of eight opportunities (50%).

    Maryland Pick Insights

    • In terms of total offense, Maryland ranks 48th in the FBS (418.4 total yards per game) and 39th defensively (340.5 total yards allowed per game).
    • With 32.6 points per game on offense, Maryland ranks 37th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 31st, allowing 20.4 points per contest.
    • From an offensive perspective, Maryland is accumulating 280.5 passing yards per contest (28th-ranked). It ranks 73rd in the FBS defensively (231.3 passing yards given up per game).
    • Maryland ranks 90th in the FBS with 137.9 rushing yards per contest, but it has been carried by its defense, which ranks 23rd-best by allowing only 109.3 rushing yards per contest.
    • Maryland’s third-down offense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 21st-best in the FBS with a 45.7% third-down conversion rate. In terms of defense, it is allowing a 33.0% third-down rate, which ranks 27th.
    • Maryland has compiled 13 forced turnovers this season and have turned it over eight times, resulting in a +5 turnover margin, which ranks 25th-best in the FBS.

    Maryland’s Best Players

    • Taulia Tagovailoa has recored 2,200 passing yards, or 275 per game, so far this season. He has completed 63.9% of his passes and has thrown 19 touchdowns with six interceptions. He’s also contributed on the ground with 10.5 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner four times.
    • Roman Hemby is his team’s leading rusher with 88 carries for 441 yards, or 55.1 per game. He’s found paydirt four times on the ground, as well. Hemby has also chipped in with 24 catches for 221 yards and one receiving touchdown.
    • Colby McDonald has run for 264 yards across 37 carries, scoring two touchdowns.
    • Jeshaun Jones leads his team with 496 receiving yards on 36 catches with three touchdowns.
    • Kaden Prather has caught 30 passes and compiled 426 receiving yards (53.3 per game) with five touchdowns.
    • Tai Felton’s 51 targets have resulted in 29 catches for 394 yards and four touchdowns.
    • Kellan Wyatt paces the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has five TFL and 21 tackles.
    • Beau Brade, Maryland’s tackle leader, 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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