Northwestern at Rutgers Free College Basketball Picks & Odds 12/30/2014
by Guy Bruhn - 12/29/2014
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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It will be the Big Ten opener for both teams on Tuesday as the Northwestern Wildcats take a trip to the Louis Brown Athletic Center to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. This is also the first Big Ten game ever for Rutgers. Northwestern comes into conference play with a 9-4 record. The Wildcats have split their first two road games of the season. On the other side, the Scarlet Knights have gone 4-3 at home, and are 8-5 overall.
Rutgers beat Sacred Heart on December 23rd, and then barely snuck by Monmouth on Sunday. The Scarlet Knights have losses to George Washington, St. Peter's, Seton Hall and St. Francis. In their 13 games, Rutgers is scoring 60.6 points per game. The top scorer for the Scarlet Knights is Myles Mack. Mack is scoring 13.7 points per game, and averaging just shy of 5 assists per game. Rutgers is shooting just 39% from the field.
Chris Collins is in his second year as the head coach of the Northwestern Wildcats. After winning their first five games of the season, the Wildcats dropped four of their next five. Since their last loss on December 17th to Central Michigan, the Wildcats have beat Western Michigan, Illinois-Chicago and Northern Kentucky. Northwestern is led in scoring by Tre Demps, with his 11.5 points per game. The Wildcats as a team are scoring 65.8 points per game.
Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
Northwestern Wildcats are 7-4-0 Against the Spread
Northwestern Wildcats are 5-2-0 against the Over/Under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 5-5-0 Against the Spread
Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 2-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/16/14 G JerShon Cobb Foot out indefinitely
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
11/15/14 C Ibrahima Diallo Eligibility out for season
11/15/14 G Ryan Johnson Eligibility out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Rutgers
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