Penn State vs. Central Michigan Football Betting Preview, Odds, and Promos at Sportsbooks

Written By Katie Kohler on September 18, 2022
Penn State betting vs. Central Michigan

Penn State’s running game continues to roll. Two freshman running backs combined for 176 rushing yards and four touchdowns to give the Nittany Lions a 41-16 win over Auburn. Penn State easily covered as 2.5-point road favorites and Over bettors (45) were winners. The 29-point win tied Penn State’s second largest-ever margin of victory over an SEC team.

Nicholas Singleton rushed for 124 yards and Kaytron Allen carried the ball for 52 yards. The Nittany Lions improve to 3-0 and leaped from No. 22 to No. 14 in the AP poll.

Penn State is a 25.5-point favorite when the hosts Central Michigan on Sept. 24 at noon. Pennsylvania sportsbooks have college football betting lines and spread for Week 4 available now.

Penn State betting lines vs. Central Michigan

Penn State betting preview vs. Central Michigan

  • Penn State 3-0 ATS; Central Michigan 0-2 ATS
  • Penn State 3-0 O/U; Central Michigan 1-1 O/U
  • Penn State 40.7 avg points for; Central Michigan 36.3 avg points for
  • Penn State 17.7 avg points against; Central Michigan 32 avg points against

Players to watch for Penn State 

  • Nicholas Singleton: During the first 3 games of the season, Singleton has rushed for 334 yards. It’s the best start ever for a freshman back at Penn State.
  • Defense: The Penn State defense took the ball away from Auburn four times and limited running back Tank Bigsby to 39 rushing yards.
  • Sean Clifford: Through three games, the sixth year senior has been steady. He has thrown 5 TDs and his only interception was the pick-6 against Purdue.

How to bet on college football in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has 14 legal and regulated sports betting apps. You can bet on college football in various ways such as:

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

Player 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 promos at Pennsylvania sportsbooks

FanDuel Sportsbook in PA is offering customers one of the best college football promos – bet $5 and get $150, win or lose.

Penn State Football 2022 odds

Let’s take a look at Penn State betting futures at the start of the season at FanDuel Sportsbook:

  • Win total: Over 8 (-150)/Under 8 (+125)
  • Odds to win National Championship: +10000
  • Odds to win Big Ten East: +800
  • To win 10+ games: +300

College Football Odds at PA Sportsbooks

Lead photo by Butch Dill/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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