Under the smart play in Piscataway?
PISCATAWAY, NJ (The Spread) - Rutgers hosts fellow Big Ten opponent Ohio State today and the under has been cashing in for bettors in recent Scarlet Knights' games.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Ohio State is a 10-point road favorite versus Rutgers while the over/under total is currently sitting at 129.5 points. The Buckeyes opened as 9-point favorites before the spread was bet up, while the total opened at 129.5 and that's where it has stayed.
The under is 7-1 in Rutgers' last eight home games and 4-1 in its last five games overall. The under is also 4-1 in the Scarlet Knights' last five games versus Big Ten opponents and 4-1 in their last five games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.
While the under has been cashing for bettors in Rutgers' games, the Scarlet Knights have not. They're just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games overall and 1-4 ATS in their last five games versus Big Ten opponents. On the other side, the Buckeyes are also struggling to cover in conference play, going 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games versus Big Ten opponents.