No. 6 Penn State Football Opens As 42.5-Point Favorite Against UMass
Yes, you read that right.
As game week hits Happy Valley again, Penn State football will aim to come off the bye week with another win despite some historic off-week struggles from head coach James Franklin. Franklin is 3-7 coming off the bye, however, the sportsbooks predict a walk-in-the-park-win for the Nittany Lions on Saturday.
In their last time out, the Nittany Lions took down the Northwestern Wildcats 41-13, covering the spread and hitting the over. This victory pushes Penn State to a perfect 5-0 against the spread and a 3-2 record against the over/under.
This week, FanDuel has set the spread at a whopping 42.5 points in favor of the Nittany Lions, tying the largest spread of the season dating back to their week two matchup against Delaware. The over/under has also been set at 56.5 points, too.
Penn State is 1-0 against UMass in historical matches and recorded a 48-7 victory while covering the spread and hitting the over.
The team’s annual Homecoming game will kick off at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, at Beaver Stadium and will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network.
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