Penn State Nittany Lions vs Ohio State Cyclones 1/16/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Penn State Nittany Lions vs Ohio State Cyclones 1/16/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The Penn State Nittany Lions of the Big Ten Conference will meet with the #16 Ohio State Cyclones of the Big Ten Conference in NCAAB action in Value City Arena, OH, on Sunday at 12:00 PM (EST). After defeating Rutgers 66-49 as a two-point underdog on Tuesday, Penn State is tied for seventh place in the Big Ten with a 3-3 record.

 

This year, they also beat Indiana and Northwestern in conference play. Ohio State, Michigan State, and Purdue are the three Big Ten teams who lost.

 

Penn State covered the spread in three of their previous four matches, with three of those ending in an SU win. According to KenPom, the Nittany Lions are ranked 67th, but just 111th in the College Basketball Power Index BPI rankings.

 

Penn State scores 67.2 points per game (286th), shooting 45.1 percent from the field and 34.5 percent from the three-point range (140th). Penn State’s scoring is evenly distributed at the top, with four players scoring more than 11 points each game.

 

John Harrar averages 11.1 points per game and a team-high 10 rebounds. Seth Lundy tops the team with 14.1 points per game. Penn State permits 65 ppg on defense. With 1.9 blocks (341st) and 4.9 steals (332nd) per game, they are at the bottom of the league.

 

  • The University of Penn State Nittany Lions is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 matches.
  • Penn State is 6-3 ATS in their last 9 matches against Ohio State.
  • The Lions are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 matches in the Big Ten Conference.

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Penn State Nittany Lions vs Ohio State Cyclones Predictions 1/16/2022

 

Ohio State dropped to 4-2 in the Big Ten with a 78-68 defeat to Wisconsin as a four-point road underdog on Thursday, putting them in fourth place in the league. Ohio State has conference victories over Wisconsin, Nebraska, and Northwestern in addition to the Penn State triumph.

 

Ohio State already fell to Indiana this season before Thursday’s setback in their second meeting with the Badgers. Ohio State’s non-conference resume includes victories against then-No. 21 Seton Hall and then-No. 1 Duke.

 

According to KenPom, Ohio State’s schedule is the fourth toughest in the country, while the team is ranked 21st overall. In the BPI rankings, the Buckeyes are ranked 27th. On offense, Ohio State averages 75.6 points per game (98th), shoots 48.3 percent from the field (27th), and shoots 37.8 percent from three-point range (29th).

 

Liddell tops Ohio State with 19.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 3.1 blocks per game. Malaki Branham, a freshman guard, comes second in leading with 10.4 points per game.

 

The Ohio State defense ranks 232nd in the country, allowing 70.4 points per game while also ranking fifth in the country with five blocks per game, thanks in large part to Liddell’s presence on the defensive interior.

 

  • The University of Ohio State Cyclones is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 matches.
  • The total went OVER in 6 of Ohio State’s last 6 matches against Penn State.
  • The total went OVER in 5 of Ohio State’s last 7 matches in the Big Ten Conference.

Penn State Nittany Lions vs #16 Ohio State Cyclones. The NCAAB pick for this game is the Penn State Nittany Lions. In the first encounter between the two teams, Ohio State won by 12 points, although the advantage was just six points with 45 seconds left before the Buckeyes closed off the match with a 6-0 run.

 

Although Ohio State has the home-court advantage this time, Penn State is a highly competitive underdog recently and is showing signs of progress.

 

The Nittany Lions covered the 10-point spread in their previous three matches as underdogs, losing by seven points to Purdue but covering the spread against Northwestern and Indiana, respectively. The Buckeyes failed to cover the spread in three of their previous four Big Ten matches and they’ll win to a predicted score of 74-63.

 

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Penn State Nittany Lions vs Ohio State Cyclones 1/16/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

NCAAB Starting Time: 12:00 PM (EST)

 

Location: Value City Arena, OH

 

Date: Sunday, January 16, 2022

 

TV: BTN

 

NCAAB Odds: #16 Ohio State Cyclones -9

 

NCAAB Totals: 136.5

 

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