NCAA Matchups  >>  Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Preview 01/05/2013

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The Pittsburgh Panthers and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Louis Brown Athletic Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Panthers listed as 7-point favorites versus the Scarlet Knights, while the game's total is sitting at 129.
Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 70-61 result against Cincinnati on December 31. They failed to cover in that game as a 6-point favorite.
Rutgers was a 78-53 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Syracuse. They failed to cover the 16-point spread as underdogs.
Pittsburgh:
Team record: 12-2 SU, 4-4 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Rutgers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games on the road
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Georgetown are 10-0
After playing Cincinnati are 8-1
After a loss are 6-4

Rutgers:
Team record: 9-3 SU, 5-4 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games when playing Pittsburgh
is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing St. John's are 5-5
After playing Syracuse are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Pittsburgh at Georgetown, Tuesday, January 8
Rutgers at St. John's, Wednesday, January 9