Check out our free Scarlet Knights vs Terrapins pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in College Park. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Scarlet Knights vs Terrapins Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

Kickoff for this matchup between the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Maryland Terrapins is set for 12:00 PM ET. The game will be played in College Park, MD at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium with BTN carrying television coverage. The -14.5 head into this Big Ten matchup as the 14.5 point favorite to come away with the win. The over-under point total is currently set at 49.

Scarlet Knights vs Terrapins Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Maryland Terrapins
  • Where: College Park at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium
  • Date: Saturday, November 26th
  • Betting Odds:
  • MARY -14.5, RUTGER +435 | MARY -650 O/U 49

Scarlet Knights Preview:

As the Scarlet Knights travel to take on the Maryland Terrapins, they have an overall record of 4-7. This includes going 1-7 in Big Ten action.

In their last matchup, Rutgers fell by a score of 55-10 to Penn State. Heading into the game, the Scarlet Knights were 19.0 point underdogs on the spread, leading to a loss vs the spread. The two team’s combined to score 65 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 45.0. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 436 yards, with 237 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 94th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Rutgers is ranked 41st in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 199 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Rutgers offense is averaging 19.0. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Maryland defense ranked 43rd in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Rutgers can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 134.09 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Maryland defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Scarlet Knights will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 161.36 yards places them 166th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 154th ranked team in attempts per contest (28.18).

Terrapins Preview:

As the Terrapins travel to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, they have an overall record of 6-5. This includes going 3-5 in Big Ten action.

In their previous game, the Terrapins lost by a score of 43-30 to Ohio State. However, they were able to cover the spread as 26.5 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 73 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 62.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 401 yards, with 160 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 84th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Maryland is ranked 106th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 241 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Maryland offense is averaging 28.45. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Rutgers defense ranked 39th in EPA. Look for the Terrapins offense to struggle on the ground, as they are facing a Rutgers defense that is tough up front. This season, the Scarlet Knights are averaging 147.91 yards per game and have a below average rush rate compared to other teams. Heading into the game, the Terrapins will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 248.45 yards places them 64th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 92nd ranked team in attempts per contest (33.0).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Scarlet Knights have an ATS record of 4-4-0. Their current over-under record sits at 3-5-0. When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Rutgers has an ATS record of 3-2-0 while averaging 13.8 per game. The team went 2-3-0 overall in these games.

In terms of betting, the Terrapins have an ATS record of 5-6-0. Their current over-under record sits at 5-6-0. Across their 5 previous home games, Maryland has an ATS mark of 3-2-0. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-2-0 while averaging 30.2 points per game.

Scarlet Knights vs Terrapins Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Rutgers Scarlet Knights 14.5

Free Total Prediction: Over 49

 


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