Ball State vs. Penn State Week 2 Betting: Preview, Odds, and Promos at Sportsbooks

Written By Katie Kohler on September 8, 2021 - Last Updated on August 31, 2022
Ball State vs. Penn State Week 2 betting preview

Penn State made an opening statement in Week 1 beating Wisconsin 16-10. The underdog (+4.5) Nittany Lions covered and moved from No. 19 to No. 11 in the AP Top 25.

Penn State returns to Happy Valley for their home opener against Ball State and a full capacity Beaver Stadium on Sept. 11. Pennsylvania sports betting apps have the Penn State between a 22 and 23-point favorites. At BetMGM, the total points is 57.5 and Penn state is -1600 on the moneyline.

Ball State vs. Penn State betting lines and preview

Betting info and stats by FanDuel

  • It will be the first head-to-head matchup between Ball State and Penn State.
  • Ball State is 5-15 straight up in its last 20 road games.
  • Penn State is 12-3 straight up in its last 15 home games.
  • The total has hit the UNDER in six of Ball State’s last seven games.
  • Penn State is 5-0 ATS in its last five games.

Ball State vs. Penn State betting splits from DraftKings

  • 64% of the money is on Ball State (+23)
  • 90% of the money is on the OVER 58
  • 92% of the money is on Penn State ML (-1750)

Ways to bet on college football in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is home to thirteen legal and regulated sports betting apps. There, you can bet on Penn State college football in various ways such as:

  • Spread
  • Moneyline
  • Total
  • Live/in-game betting
  • 1st half spread, moneyline, total,
  • Quarters

College football props for college football are not offered at Pennsylvania sportsbooks. So, you won’t see lines for “Sean Clifford over/under passing yards.”

College Football Week 2 promos at Pennsylvania sportsbooks


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  • 20% parlay boost on college football every week

Penn State 2021 odds tracker

Penn State over/under win total prior to the start of the season OVER 8.5 (-125)/UNDER 8.5 (+105)

Odds via DraftKings

PreseasonWeek 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 10
National Championsip+6000+5000+5000+3000+3000+2500+7500+20000+50,000
Big Ten Title+900+600+650+500+600+500+1400+50,000
Big Ten East Division +600+500+400
To make playoffsNo (-4000)
Yes (+1300)
No (-1400)
Yes (+700)
No (-3500)
Yes (+1400)
Sean Clifford Heisman+7500+7500+7500+5000+4000+4000+20000

Complete Week 2 College Football Odds at PA Sportsbooks

Lead photo by Barry Reeger/AP


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Katie Kohler is a Philadelphia-area based award-winning journalist and Managing Editor at PlayPennsylvania. Katie especially enjoys creating unique content and on-the-ground reporting in PA. She is focused on creating valuable, timely content about casinos and sports betting for readers. Katie has covered the legal Pennsylvania gambling industry for Catena Media since 2019.

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