October 07, 2012 8:25 PM UTC

Northwestern vs Penn State 10/6/2012

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AccuScore is forecasting a close game with Northwestern winning 51% of simulations, and Penn State 49% of simulations. In close games, turnover margin is especially important. Northwestern commits fewer turnovers in 33% of simulations and they go on to win 63% when they take care of the ball. Penn State wins 60% of the simulations in which they commit fewer turnovers. Venric Mark is averaging 64 rushing yards per sim. If he can have a great game with better than average rushing yards and at least a 1 rushing TD (20% chance) then he helps his team win 61%. Zach Zwinak is averaging 42 rushing yards per sim. If he can have a great game with better than average rushing yards and at least a 1 rushing TD (24% chance) then he helps his team win 67%. SPREADS / TOTALS: Current Point Spread is PAST -3 --- Over/Under line is 48

'CURRENT SEASON: We advise relying on these trends after the first 3 weeks of the season.

NorthwesternATS RECORDPenn StateATS RECORDATS EDGE
All Games4-1-0All Games5-1-0Penn State
Road & Neutral Field1-1-0Home Games3-1-0Penn State
When Underdog2-1-0When Favored3-1-0Penn State
Conference Opp1-1-0Conference Opp2-0-0Penn State
Opp .500+ Record1-1-0Opp .500+ Record2-0-0Penn State

LAST SEASON: We advise factoring for these trends for the first 3 to 6 weeks of the 2010 Season.

NorthwesternATS RECORDPenn StateATS RECORDATS EDGE
All Games5-7-0All Games4-8-0Northwestern
Road & Neutral Field4-3-0Home Games2-4-0Northwestern
When Underdog3-5-0When Favored2-5-0Northwestern
Conference Opp3-5-0Conference Opp4-4-0Penn State
Opp .500+ Record2-5-0Opp Under .5001-2-0Penn State

OVER-UNDER TRENDS

NorthwesternO-U-P RECORDPenn StateO-U-P RECORDO-U EDGE
All Totals (O-U-P)3-2-0All Totals (O-U-P)2-4-0UNDER
On Road2-0-0At Home1-3-0UNDER
All Totals 20105-7-0All Totals 20102-10-0UNDER
On Road 20103-4-0At Home 20100-6-0UNDER

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