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Rutgers Scarlet Knights Open as Week 1 Betting Underdogs vs Huskies

Rutgers visits Washington on Saturday, hoping to send the Huskies to a loss while also covering the spread in college football betting action at Husky Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Rutgers Scarlet Knights opened as 22.5-point underdogs in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 42-13 result in favor of the Huskies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Washington Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Washington Huskies are 0-0 overall and 0-0 ATS against the spread, while the Scarlet Knights are 0-0 and 0-0 ATS. As for the totals, Washington is 0-0 on the OU, and Rutgers is 0-0 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Rutgers injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Washington Huskies rated this week at No. 25 and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights sitting at No. 118.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington's No. -ranked offense, averaging PPG, against a Rutgers defense that ranks No. this week at PPG. The Washington aerial game is averaging yards per game, more than the Rutgers Scarlet Knights secondary allows through the air, YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights own the league's No. 98-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 222.6 yards per game when on the road. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 88 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In Rutgers's last outing, Chris Laviano threw for 344 yards in a losing cause against the Terrapins, 46-41 at High Point Solutions Stadium.

Myles Gaskin went over the 100-yard mark (181) in his team's latest effort as Washington defeated Southern Miss by a score of 44-31 on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Rutgers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Rutgers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Washington's last 17 games

Next Betting Matchups

Rutgers home to Howard, Saturday, September 10th
Washington home to Idaho, Saturday, September 10th