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Rutgers Scarlet Knights visit Purdue Boilermakers in NCAA College Basketball Betting

Rutgers Scarlet Knights

vs

Purdue Boilermakers
Thursday, February 26, 2015 9:00 PM ET
Mackey Arena

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Purdue Boilermakers battle Thursday at Mackey Arena as the Boilermakers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Purdue Boilermakers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Bettors looking to go with the Purdue Boilermakers in this one found them listed as -14-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu for Thursday's contest at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Scarlet Knights was expected to move the line.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Purdue Boilermakers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will look to cover the spread vs the Purdue Boilermakers on Thursday, as the Scarlet Knights are 10-15 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Boilermakers are 18-6 ATS. Rutgers is 8-13-3 against the total, while Purdue is 8-14 versus the total betting line.

The Boilermakers - Scarlet Knights odds would favor the Boilermakers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Purdue is rated No. 123 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Rutgers is at No. 335.

How Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Purdue Boilermakers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Purdue's No. 64-ranked offense, averaging 70.85 PPG, against a Scarlet Knights defense that ranks No. 127 at 65.68 PPG. The Boilermakers field goal percentage has averaged 45.57% so far, more than the Scarlet Knights marksmen have achieved on the year, 38.66% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rutgers was run off the court by the Hoosiers on Sunday as Indiana routed them 84-54 at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

 

The Boilermakers got 20 points from A.J. Hammons as Purdue ran past Indiana 67-63 on Thursday at Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Purdue Boilermakers Betting Odds Trends

Rutgers is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Purdue is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Purdue is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Purdue's last 6 games
Purdue is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Rutgers home to Maryland, Tuesday, March 3rd
Purdue at Ohio State, Sunday, March 1st

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