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Army Black Knights vs Penn State Nittany Lions Week 5 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

Beaver Stadium will feature the Army Black Knights vs Penn State Nittany Lions on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 5 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home Penn State Nittany Lions were 7.5-point underdogs in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 37-15 win for the Nittany Lions on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Army Black Knights vs Penn State Nittany Lions Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Penn State Nittany Lions sport a record of 3-1 and 2-2 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Army Black Knights sit at 0-3 and 2-1 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 1-3 for the Nittany Lions and 1-2 for the Black Knights. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Penn State vs Army injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Penn State Nittany Lions at No. 50 and the Army Black Knights at No. 102 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Penn State's No. 90-ranked offense, averaging 25.5 PPG, against a Army defense that ranks No. 84 this week at 28 PPG. The Penn State aerial game is averaging 175 yards per game, less than the Army Black Knights secondary allows through the air, 264.5 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Army Black Knights own the league's No. 53-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 169 yards per game when on the road. Penn State, on the other hand, rates No. 63 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Aaron Kemper tore up the turf for 147 rushing yards in the latest Black Knights game, a 58-36 win over the Eagles at Rynearson Stadium.

In their last game, the Nittany Lions were Week 4 winners, coming out on top of the Aztecs by a score of 37-21.

Betting Trends
  • Army is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Army is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Army is 4-15 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
  • Army is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Penn State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Penn State is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games at home
  • Penn State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Army home to Duke, Saturday, October 10th
Penn State home to Indiana, Saturday, October 10th