Syracuse vs. Rutgers Pick
Rutgers is 5-0 this season and 2-0 at home while Syracuse is 2-3 overall and 0-1 on the road. The Orange are 1-3-1 against the spread while the Scarlet Knights are 3-2 ATS. Rutgers has covered in five of its last seven meetings with Syracuse.
Odds: The oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have Rutgers as 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.
Line Movement: Opening odds 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.
Public Betting: Of the wagers that have been placed on this game, 75% are going on Rutgers with odds of -7 points at home against Syracuse on Saturday. Be sure to click on the public betting link to get the latest odds and betting percentages.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: Rutgers is 5-1 ATS L6 at home in series. Syracuse is 0-6 ATS L6 as a single digit dog. Last year: Rutgers (+1) over SYRACUSE, 19-16. Rutgers is off to a 5-0 start and is 2-0 in the Big East. QB Gary Nova leads the Scarlet Knights with 10 TDs this season, but the defense (led by Dyshawn Davis) has been the calling card. Rutgers is fifth in the FBS in scoring defense at 10.8ppg allowed, and is second against the run, with an average of 60.6 yards. They are also first in the Big East with 10 interceptions. Syracuse has won three straight games, but has covered in just one of those, including last week’s 14-13 home win against Pittsburgh. This will be a low-scoring affair going to the best defense.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 7 FREE PICK: RUTGERS -7