Rutgers vs. Sacred Heart - 12/23/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sacred Heart Pioneers (6-4) at Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-5)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Louis Brown Athletic Center)
The Line: Rutgers Scarlet Knights -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Big Ten Network
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the Sacred Heart Pioneers face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 6-5 so far this season and they are coming off of a loss in their last game. Rutgers is averaging 58.9 points and they are shooting 38.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.1 points and their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent. Kadeem Jack leads the Scarlet Knights averaging 13.8 points and 7.4 rebounds. Myles Mack is averaging 13.2 points, Junior Etou is averaging 10.5 points and 6.8 rebounds, and Mike Williams is averaging 7.1 points. Rutgers is 3-3 at home this season.
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The Sacred heart Pioneers are 6-4 this season and they have won five of their last six games. SHU us averaging 69.1 points and they are shooting 45.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.8 points and their opponents are shooting 41.9 percent. Cane Broom leads the Pioneers averaging 14.6 points per game. Evan Kelley is averaging 13.4 points, DeVon Barnett is averaging 10.4 points, and Jordan Allen is averaging 10.2 points. Sacred Heart has played the 146th ranked schedule in the nation.
Rutgers is 4-1 against the spread following a loss, 2-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 3-15 against the spread in their last 18 Tuesday games. Sacred Heart is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games and 1-4 against the spread in their last five games against a team with a winning record.
Rutgers seems like he logical choice but after digging in here SHU has a chance to win this outright so I am going to take the points.