Scouting report: Penn State vs. Ohio State

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Matchup: Penn State (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) vs. Ohio State (7-0, 3-0), 8 p.m. today, Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State is favored by 15.

TV, Radio, Internet: WTAE; KQV-AM (1410) and Penn State Sports Network; www.Go-PSUsports.com.

Penn State: Has given up 84 points in the past two games; Ohio State averages 45 per game. ... Has won two of the past three games played at the Horseshoe. ... Christian Hackenberg is third in the Big Ten in total offense, behind Michigan's Devin Gardner and Illinois' Nathan Scheelhaase.

Ohio State: Rank third in turnover margin in league games at plus-1. ... Has turned the ball over just three times, tied for first in the conference. ...RB Carlos Hyde and Jordan Hall average 6.2 yards per carry. ... Has beaten five ranked teams in 19-game winning streak.

Hidden stat: Penn State has two players among the Big Ten's top five in leaders for tackles for loss: C.J. Olaniyan and DaQuan Jones.


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