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2012 Russell Athletic Bowl Preview: Rutgers Scarlet Knights (9-3) vs. Virginia Tech Hokies (6-6)

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Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Virginia Tech Hokies

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The fans at Florida Citrus Bowl will be treated to the Russell Athletic Bowl between the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the Virginia Tech Hokies when they take their seats on December 28.

Oddsmakers currently have the Scarlet Knights listed as 1-point favorites versus the Hokies, while the game’s total is sitting at 42.

Rutgers lost its last outing, a 20-17 result against Louisville on November 29. Rutgers failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point favorite, while the 37 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Last time out for Virginia Tech, they were a 17-14 winner as they battled Virginia at home. Virginia Tech failed to cover in the match as a 10-point favorite, while 31 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Rutgers: 9-3 SU, 7-5 ATS
Virginia Tech: 6-6 SU, 3-9 ATS

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rutgers’s last 5 games
Rutgers is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
Rutgers is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Virginia Tech
Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Rutgers
Virginia Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games

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Dirty has been an employee or owner of some of the top online sports gambling forums since 1998. He worked at EOG.com from it's inception until 2008 when he left and opened GamblingIQ and then in 2012 opened Handicappers Hidaway. He has written hundreds af articles over the years and always has his "Dirty Dozen" College Football poll up starting the first week of October.
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