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Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Niagara Purple Eagles Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Louis Brown Athletic Center features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the visiting Niagara Purple Eagles in college hoops betting odds action on Sunday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Niagara Purple Eagles in this one, their betting line was listed as 14-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Niagara Purple Eagles vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 3-0 so far on the season, and 2-0 ATS vs the number. The Niagara Purple Eagles, meanwhile, are 0-3 and 0-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Rutgers go 1-1 and the Niagara Purple Eagles go 2-1 on betting totals.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 281-rated Niagara Purple Eagles taking on the No. 327-rated Rutgers Scarlet Knights in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Rutgers's No. 106 nationally ranked offense (79.67 points per game) against a Niagara Purple Eagles defense that sits as the No. 233 at 82 PPG. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have been averaging 44.13% from the field, more than the Purple Eagles have managed so far this season (42.39% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Purple Eagles wasted a 26-point performance from Matt Scott in losing to Hartford 82-78 on Tuesday at Reich Family Pavilion.

The Scarlet Knights grabbed a 66-59 win over the Blue Demons on Thursday, behind a 15-point effort from Corey Sanders at Allstate Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Niagara is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Niagara is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Niagara's last 5 games
  • Niagara is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Rutgers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Rutgers is 4-18 SU in its last 22 games
  • Rutgers is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home

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