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Purdue Boilermakers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights College Basketball Betting Preview

Purdue Boilermakers

vs

Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Thursday, February 12, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Louis Brown Athletic Center

Rutgers looks to cover the Scarlet Knights-Boilermakers pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 10-15 mark when they host Purdue in college basketball betting action.

Purdue Boilermakers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to back the Purdue Boilermakers before tip-off in this one found them as -6-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

Purdue Boilermakers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 10-15 so far on the season, and 10-12 ATS vs the number. The Purdue Boilermakers, meanwhile, are 15-9 and 15-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Rutgers go 8-12-1 and the Purdue Boilermakers go 7-12 on betting totals.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rutgers Scarlet Knights rated this week at No. 312 and the Purdue Boilermakers sitting at No. 189.

How Purdue Boilermakers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Stats Matchup

The game also pits Rutgers's No. 250-ranked offense, averaging 58.96 PPG, against a Boilermakers defense that ranks No. 110 at 64.62 PPG. The Scarlet Knights field goal percentage has averaged 39.19% so far, less than the Boilermakers marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.03% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Purdue suffered a 62-58 loss against Minnesota on Saturday, getting 17 points from Jon Octeus in a losing effort at Williams Arena.

The Scarlet Knights got 17 points from Bishop Daniels, but it was Ohio State that prevailed in a 79-60 final on Sunday at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Purdue Boilermakers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Odds Trends

Purdue is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Purdue is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Purdue's last 6 games
Purdue is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Rutgers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rutgers's last 6 games
Rutgers is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Purdue home to Nebraska, Sunday, February 15th
Rutgers at Iowa, Thursday, February 19th

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