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Syracuse Orange vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 12/8/2020 NCAAB Spread, Picks & Previews

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Syracuse Orange vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 12-8-2020 NCAAB Spread Picks & Previews

Syracuse Orange vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 12/8/2020 – Syracuse Orange might not have a good football team at present, but their basketball skills are certainly dominating opponents in their Atlantic Coast Conference play. The Orange will enter this game with a 3-0 record and are all set to continuing their success. Rutgers Scarlet Knights are not bad either as they hold the same 3-0 record in the Big Ten Conference play. The Knights will host the Orange at home from Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, New Jersey. This is all set to be a tight game with the college basketball spreads available online.

Syracuse Orange vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 12/8/2020

When: Tuesday, December 8, 9:30 PM ET
Where: Rutgers Athletic Center, Piscataway, New Jersey
TV: ESPN2
Stream: Sofascore

Syracuse Orange vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 12/8/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Syracuse Orange +4.5 (-107) 141.5 o (-107) +164
Rutgers Scarlet Knights -4.5 (-107) 141.5 u (-107) -181
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Syracuse Orange

Syracuse Orange is on a three-game winning streak after their success against Rider Broncos in their last game. The Orange scored 87 points and restricted them to just 52. It was an easy victory for Syracuse, but their biggest challenge is Rutgers. On average, the Orange is touching close to 83 points per game. Syracuse is shooting at 45 percent while their defense is giving up 60 plus points to opponents. The good news is that the Orange is touching close to 47 boards per game.

Players to watch: B. Boeheim G (GP 1 MIN 38 PTS 21 REB 2 AST 4 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 4 FG% 41.2 FT% 100 3PT% 36.4), A. Griffin F (GP 3 MIN 32.3 PTS 16.7 REB 7 AST 4 STL 0.7 BLK 0.7 TO 1.7 FG% 43.6 FT% 75 3PT% 45.5), Q. Guerrier F (GP 3 MIN 29.7 PTS 16.3 REB 11 AST 1.3 STL 1.3 BLK 0.3 TO 0.7 FG% 69 FT% 63.6 3PT% 40).

Rutgers Scarlet Knights

The Knights are doing their best to keep pace alongside Michigan State Spartans and Minnesota in the Big Ten play. Scarlet Knights defeated Hofstra Pride with ease in their last game when they scored 70 and gave up 56. The Knights are impressive with their performance, but they will need more support against Syracuse. Rutgers is scoring an average of 84 points per game while their defense is surrendering just 64.7 to opponents.

Players to watch: R. Harper Jr. G (GP 3 MIN 30.7 PTS 21 REB 7.7 AST 2.7 STL 0.7 BLK 0.7 TO 0.7 FG% 57.8 FT% 62.5 3PT% 37.5), J. Young G (GP 3 MIN 32.7 PTS 15.3 REB 3.3 AST 5.7 STL 2.7 BLK 0 TO 3 FG% 47.4 FT% 70 3PT% 42.9), M. Mathis G (GP 3 MIN 32.7 PTS 15.3 REB 4 AST 2.3 STL 2 BLK 0 TO 2.7 FG% 51.3 FT% 40 3PT% 20).

Syracuse Orange vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Predictions

Trends

Syracuse Orange

Syracuse is 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Syracuse’s last 5 games.
Syracuse is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Syracuse is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against Rutgers.
Orange is 10-0 SU in their last 10 games against Rutgers.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rutgers’ last 5 games.
Rutgers is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
Rutgers is 19-1 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Scarlet Knights are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Syracuse.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Rutgers’ last 12 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.

Syracuse Orange vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Picks

Either one team will taste their first defeat in this game. Unfortunately, the best basketball betting site has predicted against Syracuse. Rutgers Scarlet Knights hold the key to success in this game.

Moneyline: Syracuse Orange +164, Rutgers Scarlet Knights -181.

Spread: +4.5 (-107) is the spread for Syracuse in this game while -4.5 (-107) is the spread for Rutgers in this game.

Totals: Over 141.5 (-107) is the total for Syracuse and the same will go under for Rutgers.

Score Prediction: 76-70 Knights win.