Rutgers vs. Temple Free Pick

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PHILADELPHIA, PA (ATS Consultants)Temple hosts No. 19 Rutgers on Saturday at Noon ET on the Big East Network, live from Lincoln Financial Field.

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Rutgers is 6-0 on the season and 3-0 on the road while Temple is 3-2 overall and 2-1 at home. The Owls are 3-2 against the spread this year while the Knights are 4-2 ATS. Rutgers has won the last two meetings in this series, while the Owls won four straight prior to that.

Odds: The oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have Rutgers as a road favorite in this game, as the Knights have odds of -5.5 points at Temple on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 41.5 points.
Line Movement: Opening odds had Rutgers favored by 4.5 points. The spread got as low as 4 during the week and as high as 6 before closing at 5.5.

Public Betting: Of the wagers that have been placed on this game, 78% of the wagers are going on Rutgers with odds of -5.5 points at Temple. Be sure to click on the public betting link to get the latest odds and betting percentages.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: Temple is 13-3 ATS L16 conf. games and Temple is 18-7-1 ATS L26 in October. Rutgers is ranked 19th and 6-0. They are coming off a 23-15 win over Syracuse, while Temple came back to beat UConn on the road, 17-14. Temple is 2-0 in their first year in the Big East. Sophomore quarterback Chris Coyer is a decent threat on the ground, leading the team with 302 yards and two TDs, while passing for 66 2yarsd with six TDs and two INTs. Their best player on offense is RB Montel Harris (142 yards last week), a Boston College transfer who is finally healthy and arguably the best back in the league. The Owls will give up some yards (392ypg), but allow just 22.4ppg.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 8 FREE PICK: TEMPLE +5.5

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