A casualty of 'Upset Saturday' , the Rutgers Scarlet Knights have been on a free fall ever since. After being ranked as high as No. 10 in the AP and USA Today polls, Rutgers has lost two-in-a-row both SU and ATS—to Maryland and Cincinnati—falling out of the Top 25 altogether. Nevertheless, Rutgers a big favorite in their match-up against the Syracuse Orange at the Carrier Dome this weekend, listed at -17½ with SportsBetting.com. The Scarlet Knights covered as a 16-point favorite when the two met last year.
Sports bettors think that the Knights are primed for a bounce back game as Rutgers is seeing action at an 80% clip.
“I wouldn't be shocked at all if Rutgers bounced back after those two losses,” stated Point-Spreads.com College Football Picks Expert Reno Goldberg when asked to comment on the Rutgers vs Syracuse game. “The Orangemen are short on talent and will not give the Scarlet Knights much of a fight. True, Syracuse did upset Louisville be we know know that Louisville isn't very good.
The #4 ranked Eagles from Boston College visit South Bend this weekend as a 14-point favorite. Despite upsetting UCLA last Saturday, the betting public are still not warming up to this Notre Dame team, as hardly a Fighting Irish ticket has been written. Boston College, 3-1 ATS in their last four visits to Notre Dame, is getting 90% of the action in this tilt at SportsBetting.com.