Big East Football Preview: Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-0) vs. Temple Owls (3-2)

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Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Temple Owls

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the Temple Owls will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Lincoln Financial Field.

Oddsmakers currently have the Scarlet Knights listed as 4½-point favorites versus the Owls, while the game’s total is sitting at 42.

Rutgers was a 23-15 winner in their most recent outing at home against Syracuse. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score (38) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Temple, they were a 17-14 winner as they battled Connecticut on the road. Temple covered in the match as a 5-point underdog, while 31 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

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College Football Betting Trends

Current streak:
Rutgers has won 6 straight games.
Temple has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Rutgers: 6-0 SU, 4-2 ATS
Temple: 3-2 SU, 3-2 ATS

Rutgers most recently:

When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 7-3

Temple Owls most recently:

When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 7-3

A few trends to consider:

Rutgers is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Rutgers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Rutgers’s last 9 games on the road
Rutgers is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Temple
Temp is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Tem is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Tem is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Rutgers

Next up:
Rutgers home to Kent State, Saturday, October 27
Temple at Pittsburgh, Saturday, October 27

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