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Rutgers Scarlet Knights Hosting the Michigan State Spartans Week 6 Odds and Betting Pick

The NCAA college football betting menu features a clash between Rutgers and Michigan State on Saturday, with the host Scarlet Knights trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at 17 for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights . 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).

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 27-20 win for the Spartans on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Michigan State Spartans vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Rutgers battles the Michigan State Spartans, currently with a 5-0 mark (0-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 2-2 for the Scarlet Knights and 2-3 for the Michigan State Spartans. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Rutgers vs Michigan State injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 97-rated Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the No. 14-ranked Michigan State Spartans, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Rutgers Scarlet Knights No. 52-ranked offense (31.75 PPG) against a Michigan State Spartans defense that ranks No. 43 at 20.8 PPG. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights passing attack has averaged 226 yards per game, less than the Michigan State Spartans give up through the air (248.8 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Michigan State Spartans own the league's No. 1-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 18 yards per game when on the road. Rutgers, on the other hand, rates No. 20 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time we saw the Boilermakers, they had no answer for Markell Jones as the Spartans rolled to a 24-21 victory at Spartan Stadium.

The Scarlet Knights grabbed a Week 4 victory over the Jayhawks in their last game, winning 27-14 at High Point Solutions Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Michigan State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Michigan State's last 20 games
  • Michigan State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Rutgers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Rutgers is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Rutgers is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rutgers's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Michigan State at Michigan, Saturday, October 17th
Rutgers at Indiana, Saturday, October 17th