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Penn State vs Ohio State Predictions for Week 13 College Football Game

By David Hayes
Maryland v Ohio State
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The No. 8 Penn State Nittany Lions travel to Columbus to take on the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes in Big Ten East clash this Saturday at 12 p.m. EST. Ohio State is a massive 18.5-point home favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

If you're looking to place a wager on this game, it's always wise to read up on what some industry experts have to say first. With that in mind, here are some expert predictions for the Week 13 showdown between the Nittany Lions and Buckeyes.

Penn State vs Ohio State Predictions

NCAA.com
Wayne Staats, of NCAA.com, cites Ohio State's recent series dominance as the leading reason in his prediction that the Buckeyes will beat the Nittany Lions, 38-21, this Saturday in Columbus.

Sports Illustrated
There isn't any disagreement among the ranks of the Sports Illustrated staff, as all seven of their experts are going with Ohio State to win this game outright.

CBS Sports
The CBS staff is completely backing the Buckeyes as well, with all of the eight experts going with the Buckeyes to pull out the win on Saturday.

In total, all 16 experts highlighted here are backing the Buckeyes to come out on top in this top-25 matchup.


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David Hayes is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David Hayes also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username DavidWHayes. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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