Rutgers vs Penn State Prediction 1/7/20

Game Info

Time: 1/7/20 @ 7:00 PM ET
Location: Louis Brown Athletic Center, Piscataway, NJ
TV: Big Ten Network
Spread: Penn State -1.5
Money Line: Rutgers +110 | Penn State -130
Total: 139.5

Team Overall Conference ATS
Penn State

Rutgers vs Penn State Prediction

Penn State has come out of nowhere this year and looks like an elite team in the Big Ten. After a devastating loss to Ohio State in early December, they have now won 5 straight. The only other loss they have was a two-point loss to Mississippi in the NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament. This week they moved up one spot in my computer power rankings becoming the 41st ranked team in the country. While Penn State has had a great start to the season so has Rutgers. After losing two games in a row in early December they have now won 5 in a row. This week Rutgers moved up 4 spots in the power rankings to the number 70 team in the country. When it comes to covering the spread, both of these teams have done a decent job at covering. Rutgers has covered in 66.7% of there games while Penn State has covered in 61.5% of games. When it comes down to the stats Penn State has done a better job at shooting the three. While 31.7% is nothing to go crazy about, it is definitely more impressive than Rutgers 28.9%. Also when it comes to free-throw shooting Penn State has been shooting at 69.1% while Rutgers has only shot 64.4%. Neither of these stats pop off the page, but when it comes to finding an edge it is important. This is why I am taking the Penn State in this one.

Penn State -1.5

Chris Hogan

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