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Rutgers favored by 8 against Army on Saturday

Rutgers Scarlet KnightsArmy Black Knights
Nov 12, 3:30 PM | Grass of Yankee Stadium

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Army Black Knights Odds

6-3TEAM RECORD3-6

Rutgers travels to Army on Saturday, hoping to boost its 6-3 mark in Week 11 action with a victory over the Black Knights.

The Scarlet Knights will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 6-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Black Knights are 5-4 ATS. Rutgers is 2-7 on the totals; Army is 5-4.

View Rutgers vs Army Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Several shops tracked by OddsShark set the point spread at 8 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 power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Black Knights rated this week at No. 68 and the Scarlet Knights sitting at No. 35. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 34-26 result in favor of the Scarlet Knights this week.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Army's No. 60-ranked offense (27.9 PPG) against a Scarlet Knights defense that ranks No. 17 at 18.9 PPG. The Black Knights passing attack has averaged 47 yards per game, less than the Scarlet Knights give up through the air (186.1 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Scarlet Knights feature the league's No. 44-rated road run defense, allowing 148.3 yards per game. Army, meanwhile, ranks No. 1 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Rutgers was a 20-17 winner at home against South Florida. They covered the 2.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (37) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Army was a 24-14 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Air Force. They covered the 16.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (38) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 2-8
When favored on the road are 7-3

Army Black Knights Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on grass are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When an underdog at home are 2-8

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

Next up:
Rutgers home to Cincinnati, Saturday, November 19
Army at Temple, Saturday, November 19

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