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Saturday Night Showdown: College Football Game Analysis for Indiana and Penn State 10/02/2021

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Indiana and Penn State 10/02/2021 – The Nittany Lions continue to rise in the Top 25 rankings and hope to maintain their position after NCAA Football Week 5. This team will be hosting the Hoosiers this coming Saturday, October 2 at the Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania. The kick-off is expected to happen at exactly 7:30 p.m. with the live television coverage through ABC Sports. SofaScore will have the same feed for their online live stream audience to enjoy. The Nittany Lions are expected to win in NCAA betting lines against the visiting Hoosiers.

Indiana and Penn State 10/02/2021

When: Saturday, October 2, 7:30 PM ET
Where: Beaver Stadium, University Park, Pennsylvania
Stream: Sofascore
Indiana and Penn State 10/02/2021
Hoosiers +10.5 (-107) 51.5 o (-107) +333
Nittany Lions -10.5 (-107) 51.5 u (-107) -450
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The Indiana Hoosiers are on a roller coaster ride for the first game of the season. This team has lost twice and won back-to-back but never consecutively. Their most recent opponents were the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and it was a two-point victory on the road, 33-31. RB Stephen Carr was able to reach the end zone twice and it took him 25 rushing attempts and 109 yards. Michael Penix Jr. had a good night doing 373 yards and 66% completion. This QB also had five rushing attempts and one was able to reach the endzone. WR Ty Fryfogle had ten catches and contributed 98 yards in the process. 

Players to Watch: M. Penix Jr. QB (CMP 63, ATT 112, YDS 586, CMP% 56.3, AVG 5.2, LNG 44, TD 3, INT 3, SACK 9, SYL -54, RTG 103.7),  J. Tuttle QB (CMP 2, ATT 6, YDS 91, CMP% 33.3, AVG 15.2, LNG 76T. Baldwin Jr. RB (ATT 27, YDS 102, AVG 3.8, LNG 21, TD 0),, TD 1, INT 0, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 215.7), S. Carr RB (ATT 87, YDS 336, AVG 3.9, LNG 26, TD 3), T. Fryfogle WR (REC 21, YDS 224, AVG 10.7, LNG 33, TD 1).

Penn State

The Nittany Lions continue to impress and after four weeks of competition managed to climb up to 4th place in the top 25 rankings. The only teams above them were the Oregon Ducks, Georgia Bulldogs, and Alabama Crimson Tide. The Villanova Wildcats were their Week 4 opponents and won that game by a wide margin of 21 points. Other teams that they conquered were the Auburn Tigers, Ball State Cardinals and Wisconsin Badgers. Sean Clifford continues to make good calls as the team’s main quarterback and he has Noah Cain backing him up as the leading RB. 

Players to Watch: S. Clifford QB (CMP 86, ATT 120, YDS 1158, CMP% 71.7, AVG 9.6, LNG 83, TD 8, INT 2, SACK 8, SYL -48, RTG 171.4), T. Roberson QB (CMP 4, ATT 7, YDS 51, CMP% 57.1, AVG 7.3, LNG 23, TD 1, INT 0, SACK 1, SYL -5, RTG 165.5), N. Cain RB (ATT 48, YDS 164, AVG 3.4, LNG 34, TD 3), K. Lee RB (ATT 20, YDS 100, AVG 5, LNG 12, TD 0, J. Dotson WR (REC 27, YDS 362, AVG 13.4, LNG 52, TD 4).

Indiana and Penn State Betting Numbers



Indiana are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Hoosiers are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
Indiana are 2-18 SU in their last 20 games against Penn State.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Indiana’s last 11 games on the road.
Hoosiers are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Penn State.

Penn State

Penn State are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
Nittany Lions are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Penn State’s last 5 games against Indiana.
Penn State are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Nittany Lions are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Indiana.

Indiana and Penn State Betting Picks

The Penn State Nittany Lions are expected to win this game against the Indiana Hoosiers and it will be closer than expected. The final score to go over the spread on what is given in the best online sportsbook.