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Rutgers vs. Penn State – College Basketball – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Penn State Nittany Lions (12-15, 7-12 Big Ten) are 5.5-point underdogs as they look to stop a seven-game road losing streak when they square off against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (17-12, 11-8 Big Ten) on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at Louis Brown Athletic Center. The contest airs at 12:00 PM ET. The over/under for the matchup is set at 125.

Rutgers vs. Penn State Predictions

Rutgers vs. Penn State Betting Odds

Rutgers vs Penn State Betting Information
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Rutgers -5.5 125 points

Rutgers vs. Penn State Last 10 Games

  • Rutgers has a 4-6 record straight-up in its past 10 contests, while covering the spread four times in those games.
  • Rutgers’ last 10 contests saw five go over the total.
  • The Scarlet Knights’ last 10 outings have ended with an average of 137 points scored. That’s 12 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Scarlet Knights’ per-game scoring average across their last 10 games is 3.9 points lower than their season-long average.
  • Penn State has a 3-7 record straight-up in its last 10 contests, while covering the spread seven times in those games.
  • Penn State’s past 10 contests saw three go over the total.
  • The past 10 Nittany Lions games averaged six more points (131) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • Over the last 10 games, the Nittany Lions are scoring 64.8 points per game compared to their 64.9 season average.

Rutgers vs. Penn State Betting Trends

  • Rutgers is 4-8-1 against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as 5.5-point favorites or more, the Scarlet Knights have an ATS record of 1-3-1.
  • Rutgers games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under seven times out of 13 chances this season.
  • The 68 points per game the Scarlet Knights average are just 2.5 more points than the Nittany Lions give up (65.5).
  • Rutgers has a 3-3 record against the spread and a 14-4 record overall when scoring more than 65.5 points.
  • Penn State has put together a 14-12-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Nittany Lions are 6-4 ATS when playing as at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • Penn State games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 10 times this season.
  • The Nittany Lions put up only 0.5 fewer points per game (64.9) than the Scarlet Knights give up to opponents (65.4).
  • Penn State has put together a 6-5 ATS record and a 9-3 overall record in games it scores more than 65.4 points.

Rutgers vs. Penn State Over/Under Trends

  • Rutgers and its opponents have combined to outscore Sunday’s total of 125 points 10 times this season.
  • A total of 16 of Penn State’s games ended with a combined score over 125 points this season.
  • The Scarlet Knights average 68 points per game against the Nittany Lions’ 64.9, totaling 7.9 points over the matchup’s total of 125.
  • The 130.9 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 5.9 more than the 125 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Scarlet Knights games is 136 points, 11 more than the over/under of 125 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 8.8 points separates the average total points bet in Nittany Lions’ games (133.8 points) and this matchup’s over/under (125 points).

Rutgers Team Leaders

  • Ron Harper Jr.: 15.8 PTS, 1.1 STL, 43.8 FG%, 40 3PT% (62-for-155)
  • Clifford Omoruyi: 11.8 PTS, 8 REB, 1.3 BLK, 61.3 FG%
  • Paul Mulcahy: 8.9 PTS, 5.1 AST, 1.2 STL, 43.9 FG%, 34.8 3PT% (23-for-66)
  • Caleb McConnell: 6.5 PTS, 2.2 STL, 37.9 FG%, 26.5 3PT% (13-for-49)
  • Geo Baker: 12.2 PTS, 1.2 STL, 39.5 FG%, 31.9 3PT% (44-for-138)

Penn State Team Leaders

  • Jalen Pickett: 13 PTS, 1.1 STL, 40.4 FG%, 30.1 3PT% (40-for-133)
  • John Harrar: 10.4 PTS, 10 REB, 65.5 FG%
  • Seth Lundy: 12.3 PTS, 40.8 FG%, 36.9 3PT% (59-for-160)
  • Sam Sessoms: 11.3 PTS, 46 FG%, 42 3PT% (29-for-69)
  • Myles Dread: 6.1 PTS, 39.3 FG%, 38.8 3PT% (47-for-121)

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