American Athletic Conference Tournament - Rutgers Scarlet Knights home to South Florida Bulls in NCAA Basketball betting action

South Florida Bulls Rutgers Scarlet Knights
12-19 March 12, 2014, 07:00 | FedExForum 11-20



The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will be trying to slam the South Florida Bulls on Wednesday when the teams tip off at FedExForum in college betting action.

Supporters of the Bulls have watched them go 12-19 and 11-17 ATS on the year, while the Scarlet Knights are at 11-20 and 14-15 ATS. In totals betting, the Scarlet Knights are 18-11, while the Bulls have a 10-17 mark.View South Florida Bulls vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds and Stats.

On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Rutgers sat as -2-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

This game matches up the No. 276 (Scarlet Knights) and the No. 315 (Bulls) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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In their last action, South Florida was a 66-65 loser at home against Temple. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. The Bulls endured a 66-65 loss at the hands of the Owls on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Corey Allen Jr. at Sun Dome.

Rutgers was a 70-66 loser in their most recent outing at home against Cincinnati. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. The Scarlet Knights endured a 70-66 loss at the hands of the Bearcats on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from J.J. Moore at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Rutgers's No. 111-ranked offense, averaging 72.39 PPG, against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 159 at 70.71 PPG. The Scarlet Knights field goal percentage has averaged 43.07% so far, less than the Bulls marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.35% per game.
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