Let's take a look at what could be a very close matchup this week in college football. The Penn State Nittany Lions take on the Michigan Wolverines in a late game. Kickoff is 7:00 PM ET at Michigan Stadium.
Penn State is 4-1 SU so far this season, and 2-0 SU on the road. They are 3-2 ATS, and two of their games have gone OVER the line set by the oddsmakers, with the other three games going UNDER. They are coming off of a 29-6 loss to Northwestern, where they lost against the spread as 10 ½ point home favorites, and the total went UNDER the 47 point line that was set.
Michigan is 2-4 SU overall this year, and 2-2 at home. They are 2-4 ATS, with three of their games going OVER the line set by the sportsbook, with the other three games all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 26-24 loss to Rutgers, where they won against the spread as 3 point road underdogs, and the total went OVER the 46 point line that was set.
The Lions are 8-1 ATS coming off of a SU loss, and 7-2 ATS against teams with a losing record. They are 2-5-1 ATS on the road, and 2-6 ATS against conference opponents. The total h as gone OVER in all 6 of their recent games in October, and UNDER in 5 of their last 7 games in conference play.
The Wolverines are 4-1 ATS against conference opponents, and 1-4 ATS against teams with a winning record. They are 1-4 ATS overall recently. The total has gone OVER in all 4 of their recent games in October, and OVER in 10 of their last 14 games at home.
Between these schools, Penn State is 4-0 ATS lately, while the home team is 4-1 ATS in this series.
They last met in October 2013, when Penn State won 43-40, and won against the spread as 2 point home underdogs. The total went OVER the 51 ½ point line set by the oddsmakers.
For tonight's game, Michigan is a slight home favorite at -1 ½ points. The over/under is set at 41 ½ points. For the moneyline, Penn State is listed as a +105, with Michigan a -125.