Penn State vs Ohio State 10/21/23 - College Football Betting Picks & Odds
Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Ohio State Buckeyes
NCAAF: 12:00 PM EST
Oct. 21, 2023
Latest Odds : OSU -4 ; O/U 47
NCAAF fans have marked their calenders for the clash between college football powerhouses, the Penn State Nittany Lions will square off against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. This thrilling matchup, scheduled for Saturday, October 21st at 12 noon EDT, promises to be a battle of epic proportions as both teams showcase their skills, determined to secure a crucial victory and bolster their conference standings. Stay tuned we've got you covered on all the best betting angles here at Bookie Blasters your leader in free sports betting picks!
Penn State is 6-0 with an offense that's been firing on all cylinders, averaging an impressive 426.7 total yards per game. Quarterback D. Allar has been a standout playmaker, throwing for 1,254 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. Allar's ability to read defenses and find his targets will keep the Ohio State defense on high alert. Wide receiver K. Lambert-Smith has been a primary target for Allar, tallying 402 receiving yards and scoring 3 touchdowns. On the ground, running back K. Allen adds a dynamic element to the Nittany Lions' offense with 375 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns so far. Allen's speed and elusiveness make him a constant threat to break big plays, posing a challenge for the Buckeyes' rushing defense.
Defensively, Penn State will look to stifle the Ohio State offense, led by its strong passing defense, which has allowed just 121.2 yards per game. The Nittany Lions will rely on their defensive prowess to disrupt the Buckeyes' passing game and force turnovers, while aiming to limit their rushing attack.
The 6-0 Buckeyes, boasting an explosive offense averaging 443 total yards per game, will rely on the arm of quarterback K. McCord. McCord has emerged as a tremendous playmaker, accumulating 1,651 passing yards, 11 touchdowns, and only 1 interception. His ability to make accurate throws and connect with his receivers, particularly standout wideout M. Harrison Jr., will be instrumental in Ohio State's offensive success. Harrison Jr. has been a force to be reckoned with, recording 604 receiving yards and finding the end zone 5 times.
In the rushing game, the Buckeyes will look to running back T. Henderson. Henderson has showcased his explosiveness, accumulating 295 rushing yards and scoring 5 touchdowns. His elusiveness and ability to break tackles will test the Penn State defense, which has allowed an average of 72.5 rushing yards per game.
Defensively, Ohio State aims to stifle the potent Penn State offense. Their top priority will be containing the Nittany Lions' passing attack while also tightening their rushing defense. With their pass defense allowing just 154.3 yards per game, the Buckeyes' secondary will aim to disrupt Allar's rhythm and create turnovers to shift the momentum in their favor.
Recent Betting Trends:
Penn State is 6-0 SU this season.
Ohio State is 6-0 SU this season.
The under is 3-2 in Ohio State's last 5 games.
The under is 3-2 in Penn State's last 5 games.
Free Betting Pick: Under 47
In conclusion, we think this Penn State versus Ohio State matchup promises to offer high-octane action and intense competition. Both teams possess explosive offenses led by proficient quarterbacks and talented receiving corps. We think the outcome of this game will hinge on defensive performances and the ability to limit big plays. Fans can expect a thrilling clash between these two powerhouses. Our best bet is the Under 47. Final score prediction the Penn State Nittany Lions win covers the spread and the total stays under 20-17.