Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Boston University Terriers Preview
Boston University Terriers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds
Louis Brown Athletic Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the visiting Boston University Terriers in college hoops action on Tuesday.
The Terriers will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 0-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Scarlet Knights are 1-1 ATS. Boston University is 0-0 against the total, while Rutgers is 0-0 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 143-rated Boston University taking on the No. 145-rated Scarlet Knights in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 75-58 win for the Scarlet Knights on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Terriers is ranked No. 207 in NCAA hoops at 34.7 per game. Contrast that with Rutgers’s No. 47 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Rutgers is the No. 298-ranked team in the country at 4 per game, while Boston University rates No. 57 at 8 per game.
Defensively, Boston University features the nation's No. 228-rated defense on the road, allowing 74 points per game. Rutgers, meanwhile, comes in at No. 209 nationally in scoring at home.
Boston University lost its last outing, a 72-59 result against George Washington on November 17. Boston University got 14 points from Dom Morris but lost anyway, 72-59, to George Washington on Saturday at Case Gymnasium.
Rutgers was a 58-52 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Princeton. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Rutgers got 22 points from Eli Carter en route to a 58-52 victory over Princeton on Friday at Jadwin Gymnasium.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
After playing Princeton are 9-1
After a win are 4-6
A few Terriers at Scarlet Knights trends to consider:
Rutgers is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
Rutgers is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Boston University at George Mason, Saturday, November 24
Rutgers at UNC Greensboro, Sunday, November 25