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Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Pick – Week 12

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Penn State Nittany Lions are set to square off in Week 12 of the College Football season. Rutgers comes into the game with a 6-4 record. The Scarlet Knights are bowl eligible, despite being fifth in the Big Ten East. Rutgers is coming off a 22-0 loss on the road at Iowa on Saturday. 

For the Penn State Nittany Lions, they dropped their second straight game on Saturday. Penn State lost at home 24-15 to the Michigan Wolverines. That moved them third in the Big East East. That loss eliminates them from any chance of the Big Ten title game. Penn State is a massive favorite in this game. The Nittany Lions are listed at -19.5 over Rutgers on Saturday in College Football.

Scarlet Knights 0 for Novembers

The Scarlet Knights came into November with back to back wins. The Scarlet Knights beat Michigan State and Indiana in October. Now that November has arrived, they have been outscored 57-16 and lost to Ohio State and Iowa.

Rutgers is picking up just 316 yards per game. The run game is rushing for 170 yards per game, while the pass game is one of the worst in the nation at 140.9 yards per game. Quarterback Gavin WImsatt is 104 of 228 on the season, for over 1,350 yards and 8 touchdowns, with six interceptions on the season.

The top threat for the Scarlet Knights on offense has been Kyle Monangai. While he struggled in the loss to Iowa, he leads the team with 7 touchdowns on the ground. The running back needs just 58 rushing yards to get to 1,000 on the season. Rutgers will finish next weekend at home against the Maryland Terrapins.

Nittany Lions Under new Offensive Leadership

The Penn State Nittany Lions fired their offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich following their loss to Michigan. In the two losses this season, the Nittany Lions are scoring just 13.5 points per game. Obviously, they have been good offensively against poor teams, with 51 against Maryland, 33 in the win over Indiana and 63 over UMass.

Quarterback Drew Allar has thrown the football 310 times, while he is 35 yards shy of 2,000 on the season. Allar has 21 touchdowns on the season, with just one interceptions. KeAndre Lambert-Smith leads the team with 651 receiving yards, while Tyler Warren is the leader with six touchdown receptions.

The Nittany Lions are playing their final home game in this one. After this game, the Nittany Lions will go on the road on Friday November 24th and take on the Michigan State Spartans.

Nittany Lions over Scarlet Knights

Rutgers is having a tough time scoring points right now. The Nittany Lions are a good defensive team. This is going to be a tough game for the Scarlet Knights to get back on track with. Penn State is going to bounce back strong. They want to win this one, and win more and get to 10 wins, and have a chance at a big time bowl game. Our bet in this game is the Penn State Nittany Lions. The Nittany Lions win this game by 3+ scores. The final bet here is Penn State -19.5 over Rutgers.

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