Penn State at Indiana Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 11/4/2014
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Memorial Stadium in Bloomington
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The Penn State Nittany Lions (4-4) will attempt to snap their four-game losing skid when they face the Indiana Hoosiers (3-5) on Saturday afternoon. The Hoosiers easily beat the Nittany Lions 44-24 at home last year.
Penn State gave up 13 second-half points to Maryland last weekend and ended up losing 20-19 on the road. They had just 219 total yards in that loss and they turned the ball over four times.
The Nittany Lions haven't had a very strong offense this season, but their defense has done well to only give up 17.8 points per game. Quarterback Christian Hackenberg has thrown for 2,038 yards this season with seven touchdowns, but he has also been picked off 10 times. Wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton has 62 receptions for 728 yards and one touchdown.
Over the weekend, Indiana lost their third straight game when they were blown out 34-10 by Michigan on the road. They were outgained 404-191 in that loss and they were just 3-for-13 on their third down chances.
So far this season, the Hoosiers are scoring 27.6 points per game, but they are also giving up 34.8 points per game. Tevin Coleman has been one of the best running backs in the country by rushing for 1,300 yards with 11 touchdowns. Junior quarterback Nate Sudfeld has 1,151 passing yards on the year with six touchdowns and three interceptions.
Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
Penn State Nittany Lions are 4-4-0 Against the Spread
Penn State Nittany Lions are 3-5-0 against the Over/Under
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
Indiana Hoosiers are 2-6-0 Against the Spread
Indiana Hoosiers are 4-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Penn State Nittany Lions
11/02/14 OL Donovan Smith Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
11/02/14 C Miles Dieffenbach Knee "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/29/14 S Ryan Keiser Undisclosed out for season
10/27/14 RB Zach Zwinak Leg out for season
08/11/14 RE Adam Breneman Knee out indefinitely
08/02/14 LB Ben Kline Achilles out indefinitely
10/18/14 2ndQB Chris Covington Knee out for season
10/13/14 QB Nate Sudfeld Shoulder out for season
10/11/14 WR Isaiah Roundtree Achilles out for season
09/23/14 CB Kenny Mullen Knee out for season
09/23/14 LB Marcus Oliver Knee out for season
09/19/14 LB Steven Funderburk Back out for season
08/28/14 Backup RB Tommy Mister Knee out for season
08/22/14 WR Caleb Cornett Suspension out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Penn State
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