Betting line favors Scarlet Knights over Black Knights

Army Black KnightsRutgers Scarlet Knights
Nov 10, 12:00 PM | Turf of Rutgers Stadium

Army Black Knights vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds

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Rutgers Stadium features a battle between the host Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the visiting Army Black Knights in betting action Saturday.

They will face the 2-7 Black Knights, who own a 3-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Scarlet Knights are 3-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Black Knights are 4-3-1 favoring the OVER.

View Army vs Rutgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Several shops tracked by OddsShark (including Bovada) set the point spread at 18 in favor of the home side. NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Scarlet Knights, currently No. 35 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Black Knights, who rate No. 90 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 37-17 victory for the Scarlet Knights.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Rutgers's No. 79-ranked offense, averaging 26 PPG, against a Black Knights defense that ranks No. 109 this week at 35.1 PPG. The Scarlet Knights aerial game is averaging 227 yards per game, more than the Black Knights secondary allows through the air, 226.7 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Black Knights feature the league's No. 106-rated road run defense, allowing 244 yards per game. Rutgers, meanwhile, ranks No. 102 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Army was a 41-21 winner at home against Air Force. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (62) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. In their last game, Army got a 101-yard performance from Trent Steelman as a key part of its 41-21 win over Air Force.

Last time out for Rutgers, they were a 35-23 loser as they battled Kent State at home. Rutgers failed to cover in the match as a 13.5-point favorite, while 58 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. In Rutgers's last outing, Gary Nova threw for 313 yards in a losing cause against the Golden Flashes, 35-23 at Rutgers Stadium.

Army Black Knights Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 2-8

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 8-2

A few Black Knights at Scarlet Knights trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Army's last 5 games when playing Rutgers
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Army's last 16 games on the road
Army is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Army is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Rutgers is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Army
Rutgers is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Rutgers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rutgers's last 5 games when playing Army

Next up:
Army home to Temple, Saturday, November 17
Rutgers at Cincinnati, Saturday, November 17

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