Rutgers Scarlet Knights visit Princeton Tigers in college basketball clash
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Princeton Tigers Odds
The visiting Rutgers Scarlet Knights hope to send their backers to the pay window on Friday as they look to cover the spread at Jadwin Gymnasium against the Princeton Tigers.
Supporters of the Scarlet Knights have watched them go 1-1 and 0-1 ATS on the year, while the Tigers are at 1-1 and 1-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Tigers are 0-0, while the Scarlet Knights have a 0-0 mark.
Bettors looking to go with the Tigers in this one found them listed as 4-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Scarlet Knights was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 84 and the Scarlet Knights at No. 145 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 74-64 result in favor of the Scarlet Knights.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Princeton's No. 275 nationally ranked offense (61.5 points per game) against a Scarlet Knights defense that sits as the No. 93 at 59 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 40.9% from the field, less than the Scarlet Knights have managed so far this season (46.3% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Rutgers owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Princeton, on the other hand, rates No. 223 in scoring at home.
Rutgers was an 88-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against Sacred Heart. Rutgers cruised to victory on Monday, running Sacred Heart out of the gym and running up an 88-62 score at Louis Brown Athletic Center.
Princeton was a 67-66 loser in its last match at home against Northeastern. They failed to cover the 11-point spread as favorites. Ian Hummer scored 25 points for Princeton on Tuesday, but the Huskies managed a 67-66 victory over the Tigers at Jadwin Gymnasium.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
After playing Sacred Heart are 1-0
After a win are 4-6
Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Syracuse are 1-0
After playing Northeastern are 0-2
After a loss are 8-2
A few Scarlet Knights at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Rutgers's last 5 games on the road
Rutgers is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Princeton
Rutgers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Rutgers is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Princeton is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
Princeton is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
Princeton is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Rutgers
Princeton is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Rutgers
Rutgers home to Boston University, Tuesday, November 20
Princeton at Syracuse, Wednesday, November 21