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Rutgers Scarlet Knights battle vs West Virginia Mountaineers highlights college odds menu

West Virginia MountaineersRutgers Scarlet Knights
Feb 27, 12:00 PM | Louis Brown Athletic Center

West Virginia Mountaineers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds

17-10TEAM RECORD13-14

The Scarlet Knights hope to be lousy hosts on Sunday as the West Virginia Mountaineers pay a visit to Louis Brown Athletic Center on the college basketball betting menu.

The Scarlet Knights sport records of 13-14 and 10-11-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Mountaineers have 17-10 and 9-14 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-11 for the Scarlet Knights and 11-12 for the Mountaineers.

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Betting Line:
Rutgers opened as 3-point underdogs in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 12-rated West Virginia taking on the No. 137-rated Scarlet Knights in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 72-67 win for the Mountaineers on Sunday.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Rutgers has the nation's No. 255-rated offensive output, at 66.2 PPG. The visiting Mountaineers defense ranks No. 72 allowing on average 64.4 PPG. The Scarlet Knights FG% has averaged 44.1% so far, more than the Mountaineers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.2% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, West Virginia owns the country's No. 43-rated mark, allowing 65.3 points per game on the highway. Rutgers, on the other hand, rates No. 291 in scoring at home.

West Virginia was a 71-58 loser in its last match on the road against Pittsburgh. They failed to cover the 8–point spread as underdogs. The Mountaineers endured a 71-58 loss at the hands of the Panthers on Thursday, despite a 22-point effort from Casey Mitchell at Petersen Events Center.

Last time out for Rutgers, they were a 55-37 loser as they battled Louisville at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point underdog. The Scarlet Knights endured a 55-37 loss at the hands of the Cardinals on Tuesday, despite a 12-point effort from Gilvydas Biruta at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Connecticut are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 9-1
After a loss are 8-2

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing DePaul are 1-5
After playing Louisville are 1-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few Mountaineers at Scarlet Knights trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of West Virginia's last 5 games on the road
West Virginia is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
West Virginia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rutgers's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Rutgers's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rutgers's last 6 games when playing West Virginia
Rutgers is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next up:
West Virginia home to Connecticut, Wednesday, March 2
Rutgers at DePaul, Wednesday, March 2