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Ohio State Buckeyes vs Penn State Nittany Lions 02/18/2021 Previews, NCAAB Spread & Game Analysis

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Ohio State Buckeyes vs Penn State Nittany Lions 02-18-2021 Previews NCAAB Spread & Game Analysis

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Penn State Nittany Lions 02/18/2021 – On Thursday, yet another unbalanced Big Ten Conference play is all set to take place as Ohio State Buckeyes take on Penn State Nittany Lions from Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania. The Buckeyes will enter this game sitting at the third spot in the Big Ten play. Penn State Nittany Lions are the opposite as they sit at the 12 spots and are at the bottom three. Ohio State will make use of this easy opportunity to get past the Lions as they seem to have the online betting odds in their favor.

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Penn State Nittany Lions 02/18/2021

When: Thursday, February 18, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania
TV: BTN
Stream: Sofascore

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Penn State Nittany Lions 02/18/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Ohio State Buckeyes -5 (-107) 148.5 o (-107) -240
Penn State Nittany Lions +5 (-107) 148.5 u (-107) +190
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Ohio State Buckeyes

The Ohio State Buckeyes are holding an 11-4 conference record and are 14-1 with their overall play. Ohio State will enter this game riding a hot six-game winning streak. In their last game, they took out Indiana with ease when they scored 78 and gave up just 59 in return. Ohio has a storing scoring offense that is touching an average of close to 78 points per game. The Buckeyes have a neat 45.6 percent from their field goal attempts and they are touching close to 36 percent from the three-point radar.

Players to watch: E.J. Liddell F (GP 19 MIN 27.7 PTS 15.1 REB 6.7 AST 1.2 STL 0.8 BLK 1.3 TO 1.4 FG% 49.7 FT% 75.9), D. Washington Jr. G (GP 21 MIN 31 PTS 14.6 REB 2.9 AST 3 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 2.2 FG% 37.2 FT% 87.9), J. Sueing F (GP 21 MIN 27 PTS 10.7 REB 5.8 AST 2 STL 1 BLK 0.1 TO 2 FG% 49.7 FT% 76).

Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State Nittany Lions are one of the worst teams this season as they are way too weak to make ends meet. The Lions are not in a position to win against bigger teams. In their last outing, they lost against Nebraska with a close call. The Lions scored 61 and gave up 62 in return. However, they have been doing a decent job with their scoring offense. The Nittany Lions are touching close to 73 points per game. Penn State has plenty of room for improvement with their defensive unit.

Players to watch: M. Jones G (GP 17 MIN 30.4 PTS 14.9 REB 2.8 AST 1.9 STL 1.4 BLK 0.1 TO 1.4 FG% 40.6 FT% 75.5), I. Brockington G (GP 17 MIN 30.9 PTS 13.8 REB 4.6 AST 1.8 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 1.6 FG% 43.2 FT% 80.7), S. Lundy F (GP 17 MIN 25.6 PTS 10.8 REB 4 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 0.8 TO 1.3 FG% 36.9 FT% 84.6).

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Predictions

Trends

Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio State is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Ohio State’s last 10 games.
Ohio State is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
Ohio State is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against Penn State.
Buckeyes are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games against Penn State.

Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Penn State’s last 5 games.
Penn State is 4-9 SU in their last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Penn State’s last 5 games against Ohio State.
Penn State is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Picks

A straight bet is out for the Ohio State Buckeyes to win this game against the Lions. The Buckeyes have taken out some of the big opponents and the Lions are no major issue. Back the Buckeyes to win this game.

Moneyline: The ML for the Buckeyes is -240 and the ML for the Lions is +190.

Spread: A spread of -5 (-107) is set for Ohio and the spread for the Lions is +5 (-107).

Totals: Over 148.5 (-107) is the total for Ohio and the same will go under for the Lions.

Score Prediction: 75-72, Buckeyes win.