The Auburn Tigers are headed to Pennsylvania this weekend to face the Penn State Nittany Lions in the third week of NCAA football. After annihilating Alabama State last week. the Tiger’s search for their third win of the season. Meanwhile, the hosts also look good after securing wins against Wisconsin and Ball State, respectively. With that, Penn State gets a chance to secure their fourth 3-0 start in the last five seasons.
As college football starts to open up, NitroBetting puts together previews of some of the most interesting matchups headed your way, and that includes this Auburn vs. Penn State game. Fight all the essential information down below, including event details, team and player statistics, the latest betting NCAAF odds, timely betting trends, and expert betting predictions. Make your way closer to the winning picks as we help you elevate your sports betting experience. Check the out latest 2021 College Football odds at out online Bitcoin sportsbook.
Auburn Tigers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Game Information
- When: Saturday, September 18, 2021, 7:30 PM ET
- Where: Beaver Stadium, University Park, Pennsylvania
- TV: ABC
- Radio: WELR Eagle 102.3 (Auburn) / CBS SPORTS RADIO 96.5 (Penn State)
- Live Stream: WatchESPN
- College Football Odds: Auburn Tigers (+4.5) / Penn State Nittany Lions (-4.5)
Why Bet on the Auburn Tigers?
It was an enthralling weekend for the Tigers as they held the Alabama State Hornets scoreless in a 62 to nothing victory. Quarterback Bo Nix recorded 108 yards and 9 of 17 passing and a pair of touchdowns, while TJ Finley put in work following a 66 yard on 2 of 2 passing performance on top of a touchdown. However, it was the rushing unit that did a lot of damage.
Jarquez Hunter led the group with 147 yards on 8 carries and a touchdown, Cartavious Bigsby was not far behind with 122 yards and 11 carries, while Sean Jackson and Demetris Robertson combined for 74 yards, 11 carries, and 2 rushing touchdowns. Additionally, Robertson documented a team-high 61 yards on 3 receptions and 2 touchdowns on the receiving end.
Defensively, it was a busy night for the Tigers as each player managed to list down at least one tackle assist or solo tackle by the final whistle. Zakoby McClain went out in front with 10 tackles (7 solo). Roger McCreary had 7 tackles (6 solo) and one interception, while T.D Moultry and Eku Leota got hold of one sack each.
Why Bet on the Penn State Nittany Lions?
The Nittany Lions looked just as strong in their previous game, taking down the Ball State Cardinals 44 to 13. They dominated their opponents by more than 200 total yards and over 170 rushing yards by the end of the game. Sean Clifford took charge and finished his stint with 230 yards on 21 or 29 passing and a touchdown. Ta’Quan Robertson had a short but sweet game with 23 yards on 1 of 2 passing and one touchdown. As for the receiving side, Jahan Dotson took charge as he led his team with 65 yards on 5 receptions and a touchdown, while Theo Johnson recorded the only other receiving touchdown.
It was a rushing feast for the Lions as Noah Cain, Keyvone Lee, and Sean Clifford all had over 60 rushing yards each on 20, 8, and 11 carries, respectively. In addition, the team’s rushing produced two touchdowns to further pull away from the Cardinals.
Furthermore, it was an impressive night for the Lions’ defense as the unit managed to claim a pair of interceptions and a sack in the process, while Brandon Smith led the line with 7 tackles. Tyler Rudolph and Jonny Dixon did well and combined for 9 tackles that night.
Auburn vs. Penn State Betting Trends
- Auburn is 2-3 in their last 5 away games.
- Auburn is 2-3 against the spread in their last 5 away games.
- The totals have gone over in 4 of Auburn’s last 5 games.
- Penn State is 3-2 in their last 5 home games.
- Penn State is 3-2 against the spread in their last 5 home games.
- The totals have gone under in 3 of Penn State’s last 5 games.
Auburn vs. Penn State Expert Betting Predictions
The Penn State Nittany Lions produced enough results to enter the game as favorites. Now that they hold the home-field advantage, there’s a good chance that they secure another win in front of their fans. However, Auburn is not far behind here. The team may keep the scoreline close enough to cover the spread and make the game more interesting than it already is. Ultimately, we expect very little margin between the two teams this weekend, so expect an end-to-end action from start to end.
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