Syracuse vs. Rutgers Odds

cfb-rutgers-flood01-360

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (The Spread) – No. 20 Rutgers hosts Syracuse on Saturday at Noon ET on the Big East Network, as the Knights look to stay undefeated.

View Current College Football Odds

Rutgers is 5-0 on the season, 2-0 in the Big East and 2-0 at home. Syracuse is 2-3 overall, 1-0 in the Big East and 0-1 on the road. The Orange are 1-3-1 against the spread this year while the Knights are 3-2 ATS. Rutgers has won five of its last seven against Syracuse.

Trends show that the home team has covered the spread in 9 of the last 13 games in this series while Syracuse is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 meetings with Rutgers overall. These two teams have hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Rutgers is the favorite at home in this game, as the Knights have odds of -7 points against Syracuse. The over/under total for this game has been set at 46 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Rutgers as a 7.5-point favorite. The spread never gotten higher than that and dropped the hook during the week to sit at Rutgers -7.

Rutgers is coming off a 19-3 win against Connecticut at home last week. The Knights have won four of their five games by 12 points or less as they are scoring just 25.4 points per game, but holding opponents to only 10.8 points per contest. That scoring total on defense ranks fifth in the country. The Rutgers offense has been led by running back Jawan Jamison, who has rushed for 601 yards and two touchdowns.

The Orange are coming off a 14-13 win at home against Pittsburgh last Friday. The Orange have had three games this year decided by seven points or less and two games decided by one point. Syracuse is scoring only 24.4 points per game this season and giving up 26.2 points per game. The offense is led by a strong passing attack that ranks 17th in the country at 310.4 yards per game. Ryan Nassib has thrown for 1,552 yards and 10 touchdowns on the season to lead the team.

Bet on College Football Week 7 Odds

In terms of Injuries, Syracuse safety Shamarko Thomas is questionable for the game with a head injury while receiver Jeremiah Kobena is out with a wrist injury. Rutgers defensive lineman Al Page is questionable with a leg injury while kicker Kyle Federico is questionable with a hip injury.

The Public Bets for this game are backing Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights are getting 70% of the wagers with odds of -7 points at home against Syracuse.

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NCAAF Discussions

2016 NFL Draft Props on Thu, Apr 2016 by Blade
NFL Draft Preview on Thu, Apr 2016 by Blade
Test on Thu, Apr 2016 by Blade
CG releases Divisional Odds on Wed, Mar 2016 by Blade

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Cal lands Davis Webb The Cal Bears may have lost the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft at quarterback, but the Golden Bears seem to have found a good replacement...
Thumbnail FSU dismisses running back The Florida State Seminoles have parted ways with running back Mario Pender after a recent arrest.
Thumbnail Hokies suspend two defenders The Justin Fuente era of Virginia Tech football isn’t off to a great start, as two defensive players have been indefinitely...
Thumbnail Buckeyes get 100K for Spring Game Ohio State may not have made the...
Thumbnail Petrino gets new contract Louisville is happy with the direction that Bobby Petrino is taking the football program and the Cardinals have given the head...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Team Pages