Penn State vs Rutgers Basketball Odds

The Nittany Lions will play the Scarlet Knights on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 8:30 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Looking into the second half of the 2023-24 college basketball season, Penn State and Rutgers are set to hit the hardwood on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024. Luckily, we have some clear performance trends emerging now that each team has more than a dozen games under their belts. Use the following data to help analyze this matchup and to place an intelligent wager on its ultimate outcome.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - With the 2023-24 season in full stride, Penn State currently has a 94.00 conference power ranking, while the SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Rutgers is 94.00.
  • Away Penn State - Penn State starts this game with a 0-4 record as an away team, ranking them 5th in the Big Ten Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Rutgers - Rutgers meets Penn State boasting a 9-2 record as a home team. They currently rank 4th in the Big Ten Conference for home team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Penn State currently ranks 6th (0.333) in the Big Ten Conference, with Rutgers now standing 7th (0.250) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Big Ten Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Penn State has a 0.450 overall win percentage, with Rutgers, matching up with a 0.526 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Penn State currently possesses 9-11 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Rutgers has tallied a 10-9 standing as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to unfold.

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Welcome, my fellow sorcerers of sports! On Wednesday, January 31st, 2024, our beloved Penn State wizards shall venture forth to face the Rutgers mystics on their enchanted home court. Penn State, with a 9-11 overall standing, shall strive to outshine Rutgers, who currently holds a 10-9 overall record, in this battle of brawn and wit.

Ah, the college basketball conference records, a mystical element that determines the seeds for the grand conference tournament. Penn State, with a 3-6 standing in the Big Ten, aims to cast powerful spells to overcome Rutgers, who currently holds a 2-6 Big Ten standing.

Both teams are currently engulfed in a spell of misfortune, having lost their last two games. Oh, the fickle nature of fate! But do not despair, for the tides of destiny can change in an instant.

Now, before you embark on your magical journey of wagering, review the tables below to find the best point spread, total, and moneylines for this game. Remember, my enchanting colleagues, you can bet on college basketball legally at BetRivers, BetMGM, and BetWay.

Intrigued, aren't you? Fear not, for we've also listed each team's futures odds and current standings below. Harness the power of knowledge and make your bets wisely, for the game of wizardly basketball shall soon unfold before our eyes. May the most skilled sorcerer prevail!

Best Nittany Lions at Scarlet Knights Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Penn State
Favorite

Rutgers
Rutgers has a -7 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Penn State has a +7 -110 point spread at BetRivers. Penn State is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 144.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 144.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Penn State
Favorite

Rutgers
Rutgers is the -315 moneyline favorite. Risk $315 to win $100 on Rutgers at BetRivers. Penn State is the +245 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $245 on Penn State. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Penn State vs Rutgers College Basketball game on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024?

Rutgers is a -7 -110 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Penn State is a +7 -110 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Penn State vs Rutgers College Basketball game on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024?

The best over line is 144.5 -110 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 144.5 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Penn State vs Rutgers College Basketball game on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024?

Rutgers is a -315 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and Penn State is a +245 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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Underdog Penn State - Penn State bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +7 Penn State underdog bet wins if they lose by 6 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 7. Your bet loses if they lose by 8 or more.

Favorite Rutgers - Rutgers bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A -7 Rutgers favorite bet wins if they win by 8 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 7. Your bet loses if they win by 6 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Penn State at Rutgers Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Penn State, Rutgers
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
Rutgers15-140.51712-43-87-11+80.389L1
Penn State14-160.46711-42-88-11+7.50.421L2

Penn State & Rutgers Futures Odds

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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Penn State vs Rutgers College Basketball Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024 at 8:30 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

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  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Basketball page, look for the Penn State vs Rutgers Game.

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