Rutgers vs. Ohio State - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ohio State Buckeyes (15-10) at Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-18)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Louis Brown Athletic Center)
The Line: Rutgers Scarlet Knights +9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Ohio State Buckeyes and Rutgers Scarlet Knights meet Saturday at the Louis Brown Athletic Center.
The Ohio State Buckeyes look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Ohio State Buckeyes are averaging 70.6 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 66.2 points on 39.4 percent shooting. Marc Loving is averaging 13 points and 1.6 assists while Keita Bates-Diop is averaging 11.6 points and 6.3 rebounds. Jae'Sean Tate is grabbing six rebounds and JaQuan Lyle is dishing 4.4 assists. The Ohio State Buckeyes are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 66.1 percent from the free throw line. The Buckeyes are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.4 rebounds per game. The Ohio State Buckeyes have lost 10 of their last 15 road games.
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights could use a win here in order to snap an 11-game losing streak. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are averaging 68.3 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 80 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Corey Sanders is averaging 15.9 points and 4.2 assists while Mike Williams is averaging 12.1 points and 3.9 rebounds. Bishop Daniels is dishing 2.6 assists and D.J. Foreman is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are shooting 31.4 percent from beyond the arc and 68.3 percent from the free throw line. The Scarlet Knights are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.4 rebounds per game. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have lost five straight home games.
The Buckeyes are 7-18-1 ATS in their last 26 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win. The Scarlet Knights are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 vs. Big Ten and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
Rutgers is straight trash. Unbackable. The Scarlet Knights have been the punching bag for the rest of the Big Ten and simply doesn't have the talent at this point in its transition. Give me OSU in a blowout.