Penn State vs. Northwestern live stream, watch online, TV, kickoff time, football game odds, prediction
The Northwestern Wildcats (2-2) are in action on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET at Ryan Field against Drew Allar and the Penn State Nittany Lions (4-0).
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How to Watch Penn State vs. Northwestern
- When: Saturday, September 30, 2023 at 12:00 PM ET
- Location: Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois
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Penn State’s 2023 Schedule
|9/2/2023||vs. West Virginia||W 38-15||-21|
|9/9/2023||vs. Delaware||W 63-7||-21|
|9/16/2023||at Illinois||W 30-13||-14|
|9/23/2023||vs. Iowa||W 31-0||-14|
|10/21/2023||at Ohio State||–||–|
|11/24/2023||vs. Michigan State||–||–|
Nittany Lions 2023 Stats & Insights
- Penn State ranks 33rd in total offense this season (449.8 yards per game), but has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, ranking best in the FBS with 449.8 yards allowed per game.
- Penn State ranks 66th in passing yards this season (239.8 per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking second-best in the FBS with 142 passing yards allowed per game.
- The Nittany Lions have been firing on all cylinders this season, as they rank 15th-best in scoring offense (40.5 points per game) and fourth-best in scoring defense (8.8 points allowed per game).
- The Nittany Lions have been making things happen on both sides of the ball in the running game this year, as they rank 19th-best in rushing offense (210 rushing yards per game) and 10th-best in rushing defense (77.5 rushing yards allowed per game).
- On the defensive side of the ball, Penn State has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking seventh-best by surrendering a 26% third-down conversion rate. The team’s offense ranks 49th (44.3% third-down percentage).
- The Nittany Lions have the best turnover margin in college football at +11, forcing 11 turnovers (third in the FBS) while turning it over zero times (first in the FBS).
Penn State 2023 Key Players
|Drew Allar||QB||903 YDS (67.2%) / 8 TD / 0 INT
74 RUSH YDS / 1 RUSH TD / 18.5 RUSH YPG
|Nicholas Singleton||RB||203 YDS / 5 TD / 50.8 YPG / 3.8 YPC
7 REC / 72 REC YDS / 0 REC TD / 18 REC YPG
|KeAndre Lambert-Smith||WR||21 REC / 286 YDS / 3 TD / 71.5 YPG|
|Kaytron Allen||RB||280 YDS / 2 TD / 70 YPG / 4.4 YPC|
|Curtis Jacobs||LB||14 TKL / 2 TFL / 1 SACK|
|Adisa Isaac||DE||8 TKL / 3 TFL / 1.5 SACK|
|Dominic DeLuca||LB||5 TKL / 1 TFL / 1 SACK / 1 INT|
|Abdul Carter||LB||7 TKL / 1 TFL / 1 SACK / 1 INT|
Northwestern’s 2023 Schedule
|9/3/2023||at Rutgers||L 24-7||–|
|9/9/2023||vs. UTEP||W 38-7||-1|
|9/16/2023||at Duke||L 38-14||+17|
|9/23/2023||vs. Minnesota||W 37-34||+12|
|9/30/2023||vs. Penn State||–|
Wildcats 2023 Stats & Insights
- With 337.8 total yards per game on offense, Northwestern ranks 100th in the FBS in 2023. On defense, it ranks 77th, giving up 372 total yards per game.
- With 239.8 passing yards per game on offense, Northwestern ranks 66th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 32nd, surrendering 187.5 passing yards per contest.
- The Wildcats rank 90th in the FBS with 24 points per contest on offense, and they rank 77th with 25.8 points ceded per contest on defense.
- The Wildcats have plenty of room to get better in the running game, as they rank 13th-worst in rushing yards per game (98) and 21st-worst in rushing yards allowed per game (184.5).
- Northwestern is generating a 47.5% third-down conversion percentage on offense this season (28th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up a 35.8% third-down rate (46th-ranked) on defense.
- With four forced turnovers (98th in the FBS) and four turnovers committed (30th in the FBS) this season, the Wildcats rank 67th in the FBS with a turnover margin of 0.
Northwestern 2023 Key Players
|Ben Bryant||QB||804 YDS (59.6%) / 6 TD / 3 INT
-19 RUSH YDS / 1 RUSH TD / -4.8 RUSH YPG
|Bryce Kirtz||WR||17 REC / 274 YDS / 2 TD / 68.5 YPG|
|A.J. Henning||WR||16 REC / 111 YDS / 2 TD / 27.8 YPG|
|Cam Porter||RB||203 YDS / 1 TD / 50.8 YPG / 4.1 YPC
10 REC / 49 REC YDS / 0 REC TD / 12.3 REC YPG
|Bryce Gallagher||LB||36 TKL / 1 TFL / 1 INT / 1 PD|
|Xander Mueller||LB||21 TKL / 2 TFL / 1.5 SACK / 1 INT|
|Rod Heard||DB||18 TKL / 1 TFL / 1 SACK|
|Devin Turner||DB||19 TKL / 0 TFL|