Point spread favors Scarlet Knights in battle with Spartans
Norfolk St Spartans vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds
Norfolk St travels to Rutgers on Saturday, hoping to boost its 0-1 mark in Week 2 action with a victory over the Scarlet Knights.
Supporters of the Spartans have seen them go 0-1 and 0-1 ATS so far this season, while the Scarlet Knights are at 0-1 and 0-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Scarlet Knights are 0-1, while the Spartans are 1-0.
Betting Line: The home team opened as 37.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at 5Dimes. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to posted shortly.
How They Match Up:
Norfolk St was a 44-10 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Ohio. There was no line on the game due to the fact a non-board team was involved. Norfolk St was hammered in its last outing, as Ohio ran up a 44-10 score against them at Peden Stadium.
Rutgers was a 52-51 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Fresno State. They covered the 10.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (103) made winners of OVER bettors. Gary Nova's 348-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Fresno State earned a 52-51 win over Rutgers on Thursday at Bulldog Stadium.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing in September are 8-2
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
A few Spartans at Scarlet Knights trends to consider:
Norfolk St is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Norfolk St is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Rutgers's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rutgers's last 5 games at home
Rutgers is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
Rutgers is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
Rutgers home to Eastern Michigan, Saturday, September 14