Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Indiana Hoosiers: 2/24/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 24, 2021

The Indiana Hoosiers (12-10) visit the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (12-9) as 3.5-point underdogs after Trayce Jackson-Davis racked up 34 points in the Hoosiers 78-71 loss to Michigan State. The matchup airs on BTN at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. The point total for the matchup is 133.5.

Betting Information

Rutgers vs Indiana Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Rutgers -3.5 -113 -109 133.5 -108 -113 -175 143

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Rutgers vs Indiana
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Rutgers (-3.5) Over (133.5) Rutgers 72 Indiana 68

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Total Facts

  • In 14 of 21 games (66.7%) this season, the Scarlet Knights and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s over/under of 133.5 points.
  • In 17 of 22 outings (77.3%) this season, Indiana has combined with its opponents to score at least 133.5 points.
  • The Scarlet Knights and the Hoosiers combine to average 9.9 more points per game than the over/under of 133.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 4.2 more points per game (137.7) than this matchup’s total of 133.5 points.
  • The average point total for Scarlet Knights games this season is 5.4 more points than the over/under of 133.5 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Hoosiers this season is 8.8 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Scarlet Knights average just 1.2 more points per game (70.9) than the Hoosiers allow (69.7).
  • When Rutgers totals more than 69.7 points, it is 9-1 overall and 6-0 against the spread.
  • When Indiana allows more than 70.9 points, it is 3-7-1 against the spread and 4-7 overall.
  • The Hoosiers put up only 4.5 more points per game (72.5) than the Scarlet Knights give up (68).
  • Indiana has put together an 8-0-2 ATS record and a 10-5 overall record in games it scores more than 68 points.
  • Rutgers’ record is 3-5 overall and 3-5 against the spread when it gives up more than 72.5 points to its opponents.
  • The Scarlet Knights have totaled 59 more points than their opponents this season (2.9 per game on average), and the Hoosiers have scored 62 more points than their opponents (2.8 per game).

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Rutgers Betting Information

  • Rutgers has struggled against the spread, going 10-11 on the year.
  • The Scarlet Knights have struggled to cover, going just 3-6 ATS when favored by at least 3.5 points.
  • Rutgers has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 9 times in 21 contests (42.9%).

Indiana Betting Information

  • The Hoosiers have a winning record against the spread, going 11-9-2 ATS (covering 50% of the time).
  • When they play as at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Hoosiers have a record ATS of 5-5-1.
  • In most of Hoosiers games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (13 out of 22 games, 59.1%).

Head to Head

Rutgers vs Indiana (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/24/2021 Indiana -5 134.5 -220 +180 Regular Season 74-70 RUTGERS
1/15/2020 Rutgers -3.5 129.5 -175 +143 Regular Season 59-50 RUTGERS
3/10/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 89-73 IU
1/30/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-58 RUTGERS

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Rutgers Leaders

  • Ron Harper Jr. leads the Scarlet Knights in scoring, tallying 15.5 points per game to go with 5.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists.
  • Rutgers’ leading rebounder is Myles Johnson averaging 8.5 boards per game and its best passer is Jacob Young and his 3.2 assists per game.
  • Harper leads his teammates on the Scarlet Knights with 1.7 made threes per game.
  • Young and Johnson lead Rutgers on the defensive end, with Young leading the team in steals averaging 1.7 per game and Johnson in blocks averaging 2.3 per contest.

Indiana Leaders

  • The Hoosiers’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Jackson-Davis with 20.2 points and 9.4 rebounds per game.
  • Rob Phinisee notches more assists than any other Indiana teammate with 2.8 per game. He also scores 7.0 points and grabs 2.0 rebounds per game.
  • Armaan Franklin contributes the bulk of the Hoosiers’ three-point shooting production. He connects on 1.8 threes per game to pace the team.
  • The Hoosiers’ leader in steals is Franklin with 1.3 per game, and Jackson-Davis is their leader in blocks with 1.5 per game.
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