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Fighting Irish face Rutgers Scarlet Knights: NCAAB odds preview and stats

Notre Dame Fighting IrishRutgers Scarlet Knights
Jan 16, 9:00 PM | Louis Brown Athletic Center

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds


Notre Dame pays a visit to Rutgers on Monday, hoping to send the Scarlet Knights to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

The Scarlet Knights sport records of 10-8 and 4-8 ATS heading into this battle, while the Fighting Irish have 11-7 and 3-9 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-7 for the Scarlet Knights and 3-9 for the Fighting Irish.

View Notre Dame vs Rutgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Notre Dame before tip-off in this one will find them as 3-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Scarlet Knights, most recently No. 101 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Fighting Irish, who rate No. 109 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 72-71 victory for the Fighting Irish.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Rutgers's No. 124-rated squad against Notre Dame's No. 206-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Rutgers rates No. 308 in the country with 4.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 165 nationally with 6.3 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Notre Dame owns the country's No. 203-rated mark, allowing 72 points per game on the highway. Rutgers, on the other hand, rates No. 160 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Notre Dame, they were a 67-53 loser as they battled Connecticut at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point underdog. The Fighting Irish got 20 points from Eric Atkins, but it was Connecticut that prevailed in a 67-53 final on Saturday at Joyce Center.

Rutgers was an 84-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against West Virginia. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. The Scarlet Knights were hammered by West Virginia on Saturday, losing by an 84-60 final at WVU Colliseum in college basketball betting action.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Syracuse are 7-3
After playing Connecticut are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Georgetown are 3-7
After playing West Virginia are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Fighting Irish at Scarlet Knights trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Notre Dame's last 22 games on the road
Notre Dame is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Rutgers
Notre Dame is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Notre Dame is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Rutgers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rutgers's last 5 games when playing Notre Dame
Rutgers is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Notre Dame
Rutgers is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Notre Dame home to Syracuse, Saturday, January 21
Rutgers at Georgetown, Saturday, January 21