Connecticut vs. Rutgers Odds

rutgers-team01-360

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (The Spread) – No. 23 Rutgers hopes to continue its improbable run up the rankings on Saturday when it hosts UConn at Noon ET on ESPNU.

View Current College Football Odds

Rutgers is 4-0 overall, 1-0 in the Big East and 1-0 at home. Connecticut is 3-2 overall, 0-0 in conference play and 1-1 on the road. Connecticut is 2-2-1 against the spread while Rutgers is 2-2 ATS. The home team has won five of the last six in this series.

Trends show that Connecticut is 7-2-1 against the spread in its last 10 meetings with Rutgers and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 trips to Rutgers. These two teams have combined to hit the over in 4 of their last 5 meetings.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Rutgers is the favorite in this game, as the Knights are getting odds of -7.5 points at home against UConn. The over/under total has been set at 40.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds had Rutgers as a 10-point favorite. The spread never got any higher than that and it hasn’t been lower than its current 7.5-point spread.

Rutgers is off to a 4-0 start following a 35-26 win at Arkansas two weeks ago. The Knights have won three of their four games by 12 points or less. Rutgers is 10th in the nation in defensive scoring, allowing just 12.8 points per game. Offensively, Rutgers is scoring 27 points per game behind a balanced attack. The team is being led by running back Jawan Jamison, who has rushed for 491 yards and two touchdowns.

UConn is coming off a 24-17 win at home against Buffalo last week. The Huskies have had both their losses come by a combined 9 points. The big issue with Connecticut is offense, as it averages just 23.2 points per game. The Huskies are 113th in the country in rushing, posting just 112 yards per game. Defensively, UConn is allowing just 15.6 points per game.

Bet on College Football Week 6 Odds

In terms of Injuries, Rutgers running backs Paul James (ankle) and Savon Huggins (lower body) are both questionable for this game. Connecticut quarterback Casey Cochran is out with a wrist injury.

The Public Bets for this game are backing Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights are getting 56% of the wagers with odds of -7.5 points at home against Connecticut on Saturday.

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

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Cal vs. UCLA Total Prediction Two teams fighting for a bowl berth will square off on Friday night when the UCLA Bruins host the Cal Golden Bears at 10:30 p.m. ET. Will the two teams push the...
Thumbnail Texas Tech vs. Texas Total Pick Is the under a good bet on Friday night when in-state rivals the Texas Longhorns and Texas Tech Red Raiders clash at 8:00 p.m. ET? Yes, and...
Thumbnail Virginia Tech vs. Virginia Total Pick It's rivalry week in college football and on Friday night Virginia will host Virginia Tech in the latest installment of the Commonwealth Clash at 8:00 p.m. ET....
Thumbnail Three Underrated CFB Week 13 Games Could Baker Mayfield’s temper/ego cost him the Heisman Trophy? Doubtful, but he will not start the Sooners’ regular-season finale vs. West Virginia nor serve as...
Thumbnail Missouri vs. Arkansas Total Prediction Is the over a good bet to cash when the Missouri Tigers wrap up their regular season against the Arkansas Razorbacks this Friday...

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Team Pages