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College Basketball Betting - Rutgers Scarlet Knights Northwestern Wildcats Odds

The Northwestern Wildcats will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Scarlet Knights in Rutgers at Louis Brown Athletic Center on Tuesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Northwestern Wildcats were listed as -3-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Northwestern Wildcats vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Rutgers Scarlet Knights battles the Northwestern Wildcats, currently sitting with a 15-11 mark (11-13 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 9-14 for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and 8-16 for the Northwestern Wildcats.

The Scarlet Knights - Wildcats odds would favor the Wildcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Rutgers is rated No. 270 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Northwestern is at No. 139.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Rutgers's No. 253 nationally ranked offense (65.48 points per game) against a Northwestern Wildcats defense that sits as the No. 31 at 65.85 PPG. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have been averaging 39.95% from the field, less than the Wildcats have managed so far this season (42.78% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Northwestern got 20 points from Scottie Lindsey but lost anyway, 73-57, to Maryland on Saturday at Xfinity Center.

Rutgers suffered a 67-55 loss against Nebraska on Saturday, getting 14 points from Corey Sanders in a losing effort at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Northwestern is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Northwestern is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Northwestern's last 9 games
  • Northwestern is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Rutgers is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Rutgers's last 7 games
  • Rutgers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northwestern home to Michigan State, Saturday, February 17th
Rutgers at Maryland, Saturday, February 17th