NCAA Matchups  >>  Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Preview 10/26/2013

The Penn State Nittany Lions and the Ohio State Buckeyes will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Ohio Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Buckeyes listed as 13½-point favorites versus the Nittany Lions, while the game's total is sitting at 60.
In their last action, Penn State was a 43-40 winner at home against Michigan. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (83) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Ohio State was a 34-24 winner in its last match at home against Iowa. They failed to cover the 18.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 58 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

CURRENT STREAK:
Ohio State has won 7 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Penn State: 4-2 SU, 3-3 ATS
Ohio State: 7-0 SU, 5-2 ATS
PENN STATE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 7-3

OHIO STATE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on turf are 10-0
After outgaining opponent are 10-0
When playing within the conference are 10-0


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Penn State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Ohio State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Penn State's last 5 games
Penn State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Penn State is 12-4-1 ATS in its last 17 games
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ohio State's last 6 games when playing at home against Penn State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ohio State's last 5 games

NEXT UP:
Penn State home to Illinois, Saturday, November 2
Ohio State at Purdue, Saturday, November 2