Penn State vs. Ohio State Prediction
Big Ten rivals will meet in Columbus, OH on Sunday afternoon when No. 16 Ohio State hosts Penn State at 12:00 p.m. ET. The road team has had plenty of success in previous meetings between these two teams but are the Nittany Lions a sound investment today for bettors?
821 Penn State Nittany Lions (+9) at 822 Ohio State Buckeyes (-9); o/u 136.5
12:00 p.m. ET, Value City Arena, Columbus, OH
TV: Big Ten Network
Penn State Nittany Lions DFS Snapshot
Greg Lee logged four points (2-6 FG), 12 rebounds and one assist in 26 minutes during Tuesday's 66-49 victory over Rutgers. Lee has remained in the starting lineup for each of the last four games, and he recorded a season-high 12 rebounds in Tuesday's win. Across his five appearances this year, he's averaged 6.8 points and 6.0 rebounds in 23.4 minutes per contest.
Ohio State Buckeyes DFS Snapshot
EJ Liddell supplied 34 points (12-20 FG, 5-7 3Pt, 5-5 FT), four rebounds, two assists and five blocks over 34 minutes during Sunday's 95-87 victory over Northwestern. Liddell had converted just 19.2 percent of his field goal attempts across the last two games but bounced back with his highest scoring total of the season Sunday. The junior has had plenty of shot volume recently and has topped 20 points in four of his last nine appearances. Across that span, he's averaged 19.7 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 32.2 minutes per game.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
As previously mentioned, the road team has had plenty of success in previous meetings between these two teams, cashing in eight of last 11 Penn State-Ohio State matchups. The Nittany Lions are also 4-0 against the spread in their last four games overall, are 7-2 against the number in their last nine games as an underdog and are 6-2 at the betting window in their last eight road games when facing an opponent with a winning home record. On the other side, the Buckeye are just 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games as a home favorite.
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