|Game||Pitt Panthers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights|
|Date & Time||Tuesday December 3, 2019, 9:00 PM (EST)|
Petersen Events Center
PIT -3.5 O/U 125.5
Rutgers has only dropped a single game on the season so far. However, the Scarlet Knights are coming in without a single game being played on the road so far this year. The last game on the court for Rutger as a win over UMass by a score of 82-57 and definitely was one game that looked very impressive for Rutgers.
This year the Scarlet Knights have been able to score at a clip of 75.9 points a game on 48.2% hooting from the field. When it comes to playing defense, the Scarlet Knights have allowed only 59.9 pointsa game on the year while getting 40.1 boards a game with 15.6 assist a game so far.
Pitt is heading into the game here with a 6-2 record overall, but both of those losses have come on their home court. The Panthers are 3-2 at home on the year so far this season. In the last game the Panthers were able to pull out a 72-59 win over Northwestern in what was a very impressive game for Pitt.
The Panthers are heading into the game with an offense that is scoring at a clip of 65.1 points a game on 41.1% shooting. When it comes to plying defense the Panthers are giving up only 58.8 points a game while pulling down 37.6 boards a game while getting 11.3 assist a game.
Recent Betting Trends
- Rutgers are 3-11 SU in their last 14 games against Pittsburgh.
- Rutgers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
- Pittsburgh are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
- The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games played in December.
The Panthers are coming into the game with a worse shooting offense, fewer boards per game pulled down, but also with a poor passing reputation. Look for all of that to cause some problems for the Panthers in this game as Rutgers has been able to play better most of the year in almost every position on the year. Final Score Prediction, Rutgers Scarlet Knights win in upset but grab the points just in case 65-62.