Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights - 11/30/19 NCAAF Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Penn State Nittany Lions

Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 3:30 PM (Beaver Stadium)

Penn State Nittany Lions -38.5 . Total Even

TV: BTN

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are on the road for a matchup with the 8th ranked Penn State Nittany Lions.  Rutgers enter this matchup at (2-9), after falling to Michigan State 27-0.  Penn State is (9-20, coming off a 28-17 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes. 

In the loss to Michigan State, Rutgers was led by Johnny Langan.  Langan completed 8 of 20 for 57 yds, while throwing a pick and rushing for 49 yds.  The Scarlet Knights were shut out in the game and being out gained 395 to 140.  Rutgers had 2 turnovers in the game and committed 7 penalties.

In the Nittany Lions loss to Ohio State, Penn State was guided throughout the game by running back Jourey Brown.  Brown had 64 yds rushing on 11 carries and a score.  After trailing 21-0, Penn State made it a game, by rattling off 17 straight points.  Penn State got back in the game, thanks to some turnovers by Ohio State.  Penn State forced 3 turnovers in the game.  Penn State was out gained, 417 to 227.

Recent Betting Trends:

Scarlet Knights are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall.

Scarlet Knights are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games.

The under is 6-1 in Scarlet Knights last 7 road games. 

Nittany Lions are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games.

Nittany Lions are 5-15-2 ATS in their last 22 games following a SU loss.

The over is 5-2 in Nittany Lions last 7 home games.

The under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings between the two schools.  The Scarlet Knights are 0-3 ATS on the road.  The Nittany Lions are 6-5 ATS on the year.  This spread is large for a reason, you have an 8th ranked teams playing a Rutgers team that has struggled all year.  However, Rutgers have not lost by 38 or more points in the last 6 games.  I'll take Rutgers to cover this large spread.  Penn State is also 2-4 ATS at home.  Final score prediction, Penn State wins and Rutgers cover, 42-6.  

Chris’s Pick RUTG +38.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.