Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Penn State Nittany Lions

  • The Buckeyes are heading to Penn State at 14.5-point favorites and have -650 odds to get a win on the road.
  • Ohio State has only lost four of their 20 games against Penn State since the 2002 season.
  • Since the 2018 season, Ohio State has gone 10-6-1 on the road and 22-15-2 ATS against the Big Ten.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.Ohio State is visiting Penn State for a top 25 matchup Saturday afternoon and the Buckeyes are 14.5-point betting favorites on the road. The Buckeyes have not lost to Penn State since the 2016 season, further enforcing their status as heavy favorites at Bovada.

Moneyline: Spread : Total:
Ohio State -650/Penn State +450 Ohio State -14.5/Penn State +14.5 Over 61 (-110)/Under 61 (-110)

The Buckeyes have been one of the most profitable teams for bettors wagering on them to cover the spread and hit the over in 2022.

Ohio State 2022 Betting Records

  • Covering The Spread – 66.7%
  • Covering The Spread Against Big Ten – 100%
  • Hitting The Over – 71.4%
  • Hitting The Over Against Big Ten – 100%

Ohio State has been the favorite to win the CFP for the majority of the 2022-23 season and legal college football betting sites are not expecting them to have any trouble against their Big Ten rival.

Since the 2002 season, the Buckeyes have beaten the Nittany Lions in 16 of their 20 games and covered the spread in 50% of those games.

Since the 2018 season, Ohio State has gone 10-6-1 ATS when playing on the road and 22-15-2 when playing conference games. Since the 2007 season, the Buckeyes have gone 6-1 SU and 3-3 ATS when playing at Beaver Stadium.

Using Scoring Props to Boost Spread Winnings

If betting on the Buckeyes to hit the over on the 14.5-point spread, legal sportsbooks  have the option to bet on the winning margin of the game as well. These props have longer odds and higher potential payouts, but add the risk of Ohio State having to stay in the set margins.

Scoring Props

  • Ohio State By 1-6 Points +500
  • Ohio State By 7-12 Points +475
  • Ohio State By 13-18 Points +425
  • Ohio State By 19-24 Points +500
  • Ohio State By 25-30 Points +650

The Buckeyes have beaten the Nittany Lions by at least nine points since the 2019 season but are heading into Saturday’s matchup with one of their strongest teams in recent years with CJ Stroud having the shortest odds for 2022-23 Heisman.

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