Northwestern vs Rutgers Football Odds

The Wildcats will play the Scarlet Knights on Sunday, September 3rd, 2023. The matchup takes place at SHI Stadium. Watch this exciting Week 1 matchup at 12:00 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on CBS.

Learn more about College Football betting with our handy tutorial and guide. We explain spread, total and money line bets.


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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023 college football season has begun, with Northwestern and Rutgers scheduled to matchup at SHI Stadium. First, let's review each team's stats from the 2022 season to get an idea of what we can expect on gameday.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Northwestern had a 95.00 conference power ranking in the 2022 season. The conference power ranking for Rutgers in the 2022 season was 95.33.
  • Away Northwestern - At the end of the 2022 regular season, Northwestern had a 0-5 record as an away team, ranking them 4th in the Big Ten Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Rutgers - Rutgers finished the 2022 regular season with a 2-4 record as a home team. They ranked 7th in the Big Ten Conference for home team wins in 2022.
  • Points Scored - Northwestern wound up 7th (165) in the Big Ten Conference, with Rutgers ranked 7th (209) for points scored in the 2022 Big Ten Conference.
  • Points Against - Northwestern finished 2nd (340) in the Big Ten Conference for points scored by opponents in 2022. Rutgers wound up 2nd (351) in the 2022 Big Ten Conference for points against.
  • Team Records - Northwestern had a 1-11 regular season overall record, with Rutgers notching a 4-8 regular season standing last year.

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Get ready for a wild clash at SHI Stadium as Northwestern faces Rutgers...(expletive)!

The Northwestern, coming off a disastrous 1-11 season, is hungry for redemption...(expletive). After a rough year, they're looking to start the new season on a high note...(expletive). However, it won't be easy as they face the Rutgers, who finished last season with a 4-8 record...(expletive).

Both teams are eager to prove themselves in one of the first games of the 2023-24 college football regular season...(expletive). With the Week 1 showdown taking place at SHI Stadium, the home advantage may give Rutgers a slight edge...(expletive). But don't count out Northwestern just yet, as they could surprise everyone...(expletive).

This game is sure to be a nail-biter, filled with unpredictable plays and intense action...(expletive). If you're looking for some excitement, head over to SportsBetting3.com and bet on this game...(expletive). Review the odds below and place your wagers for a thrilling start to the college football season...(expletive)!

Best Wildcats at Scarlet Knights Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Northwestern
Favorite

Rutgers
Rutgers has a -6 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Northwestern has a +6 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. Northwestern 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 39.5 points. Risk $108 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 39.5 points. Risk $113 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Northwestern
Favorite

Rutgers
Rutgers is the -245 moneyline favorite. Risk $245 to win $100 on Rutgers at BetRivers. Northwestern is the +195 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $195 on Northwestern. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Northwestern vs Rutgers College Football game on Sunday, September 3rd, 2023?

Rutgers is a -6 -110 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Northwestern is a +6 -110 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Northwestern vs Rutgers College Football game on Sunday, September 3rd, 2023?

The best over line is 39.5 -108 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $108 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 39.5 -113 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $113 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Northwestern vs Rutgers College Football game on Sunday, September 3rd, 2023?

Rutgers is a -245 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and Northwestern is a +195 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

College Football Odds Example

College Football Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Northwestern
Rutgers
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
+6 -110-6 -110
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Underdog Northwestern - Northwestern bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +6 Northwestern underdog bet wins if they lose by 5 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 6. Your bet loses if they lose by 7 or more.

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

A -6 Rutgers favorite bet wins if they win by 7 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 6. Your bet loses if they win by 5 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Northwestern at Rutgers Prop Bets

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College Football Prop Bets
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Bet
Northwestern
Rutgers
First Team To Score
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
+120-162Bet
Northwestern
Rutgers
Last Team To Score
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
+120-167Bet
Northwestern
Rutgers
Tie
First to 15 Points
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
+188-200+850Bet
Northwestern
Rutgers
Tie
First to 20 Points
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
+250-143+300Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Northwestern
Rutgers
Tie
First to 25 Points
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
+480+150-122Bet
Northwestern
Rutgers
Tie
First to 30 Points
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
+850+270-295Bet
Northwestern
Rutgers
Tie
First to 35 Points
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
+2000+650-1430Bet
Northwestern
Team Total Points
NU at RUTG
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
16.5 o -11416.5 u -114Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Rutgers
Team Total Points
NU at RUTG
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
22.5 o -12022.5 u -108Bet
Northwestern
To Score First & Win
NU at RUTG
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
Yes +370No -590Bet
Rutgers
To Score First & Win
NU at RUTG
9/03/23 12:00pm EDT
Yes +106No -141Bet

Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 1
Northwestern vs Rutgers
Sunday, September 3rd, 2023
RUTG 24, NU 7
SHI Stadium
Rutgers by 17
2021
Week 7
Rutgers vs Northwestern
Saturday, October 16th, 2021
NU 21, RUTG 7
Ryan Field
Northwestern by 14

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - Northwestern, Rutgers
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
Big Ten East
Rutgers3-60.333763022765-21-4W1
Big Ten West
Northwestern5-40.556852872935-12-3W4

Northwestern & Rutgers Futures Odds

Latest NCAA Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review odds for other teams and learn the best College Football bets.

Northwestern Championship Odds
2024-25 Northwestern NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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Northwestern
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Rutgers Championship Odds
2024-25 Rutgers NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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Rutgers
+80000
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Team Schedules & Results


2023-24 Northwestern Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Northwestern vs
Rutgers
RUTG 24, NU 7
Sunday, September 3rd, 2023
Week 2UTEP vs
Northwestern
NU 38, UTEP 7
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Northwestern vs
Duke
DUKE 38, NU 14
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Minnesota vs
Northwestern
NU 37, MINN 34 (OT)
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Penn State vs
Northwestern
PSU 41, NU 13
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Howard vs
Northwestern
NU 23, HOW 20
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 8Northwestern vs
Nebraska
NEB 17, NU 9
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 9Maryland vs
Northwestern
NU 33, MD 27
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10Iowa vs
Northwestern
IOWA 10, NU 7
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Northwestern vs
Wisconsin
NU 24, WIS 10
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Purdue vs
Northwestern
NU 23, PUR 15
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Northwestern vs
Illinois
NU 45, ILL 43
Saturday, November 25th, 2023
BowlsUtah vs
Northwestern
Srs Distribution Las Vegas Bowl
NU 14, UTAH 7
Saturday, December 23rd, 2023


2023-24 Rutgers Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Northwestern vs
Rutgers
RUTG 24, NU 7
Sunday, September 3rd, 2023
Week 2Temple vs
Rutgers
RUTG 36, TEM 7
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Virginia Tech vs
Rutgers
RUTG 35, VT 16
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Rutgers vs
Michigan
MICH 31, RUTG 7
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Wagner vs
Rutgers
RUTG 52, WAG 3
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Rutgers vs
Wisconsin
WIS 24, RUTG 13
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 7Michigan State vs
Rutgers
RUTG 27, MSU 24
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 8Rutgers vs
Indiana
RUTG 31, IU 14
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 10Ohio State vs
Rutgers
OSU 35, RUTG 16
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Rutgers vs
Iowa
IOWA 22, RUTG 0
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Rutgers vs
Penn State
PSU 27, RUTG 6
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Maryland vs
Rutgers
MD 42, RUTG 24
Saturday, November 25th, 2023
BowlsRutgers vs
Miami (FL)
Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl
RUTG 31, MIA 24
Thursday, December 28th, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Northwestern vs Rutgers College Football 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 Sunday, September 3rd, 2023 at 12:00 pm EDT, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Football page, look for the Northwestern vs Rutgers Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Football page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Northwestern vs Rutgers Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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