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RUTGERS (3-1) AT SMU (1-3) 
 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLinePF/PASUATSO/U/PRYPYTYRYPYTY
369: RUTGERS
370: SMU
OFF
+5.0
36.2 / 21.5
21.0 / 40.2
3-1
1-3
2-2-0
0-4-0
2-1-0
2-1-0
176.8
88.8
233.2
330.5
410.0
419.2
69.8
145.0
265.2
293.8
335.0
438.8
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Rating
 EstimateEdge
RUTGERS-8 
SMU  
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
RUTGERS - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1992CurrentLast 3   Since 1992CurrentLast 3   Since 1992
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
as a favorite of 3.5 to 10 points0-05-211-150-03-49-100-05-216-11
in all games2-218-12113-1202-18-1947-603-121-9111-139
in all lined games2-218-12113-1202-18-1947-603-121-999-137
as a favorite1-29-937-471-15-1025-323-014-464-23
as a road favorite0-01-210-150-02-18-80-02-117-9
as a road favorite of 3.5 to 7 points0-01-12-50-02-04-10-01-13-4
in road games1-07-454-521-04-721-240-16-534-73
in road lined games1-07-454-521-04-721-240-16-534-73
against conference opponents0-09-565-800-03-1133-290-09-547-98
when playing on a Saturday1-214-992-1011-17-1430-443-018-590-119
when playing with 2 weeks or more of rest0-04-115-190-01-49-90-04-116-20
after a bye week0-04-118-220-01-413-90-04-117-24
in games played on turf2-28-631-352-14-814-173-111-327-39
in October games0-05-438-440-03-612-220-06-336-46
after 2 or more consecutive straight up wins1-08-525-251-05-817-231-09-430-24
when playing against a team with a losing record0-04-434-320-02-611-180-05-337-31
in weeks 5 through 90-05-441-490-03-615-220-06-340-51

SMU - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1992CurrentLast 3   Since 1992CurrentLast 3   Since 1992
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
as an underdog of 3.5 to 10 points0-12-422-331-04-212-80-12-415-40
in all games0-413-17107-1352-112-1545-611-316-1486-161
in all lined games0-413-17107-1352-112-1545-611-316-1481-160
as an underdog0-37-1080-922-18-926-410-36-1137-134
as a home underdog of 3.5 to 7 points0-11-111-111-02-06-20-11-19-13
in home games0-28-754-651-06-624-261-111-458-65
in home lined games0-28-754-651-06-624-261-111-453-65
against conference opponents0-07-972-890-07-931-420-010-661-100
when playing on a Saturday0-311-1497-1251-18-1435-521-214-1179-148
when playing with 6 or less days rest0-18-1279-1051-07-1134-430-111-962-123
in games played on turf0-29-736-401-06-813-221-19-721-56
in October games0-05-339-430-05-313-220-05-325-55
after 2 or more consecutive straight up losses0-01-242-540-01-28-200-03-026-70
when playing against a team with a winning record0-05-440-380-04-515-220-04-522-55
in weeks 5 through 90-16-444-481-06-417-220-15-525-65
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
RUTGERS - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfYardsYPPTOScoreHalfYardsYPPTO
All Games3-102-22-236.215.5410.0(6)1.521.510.2335.0(4.6)1.5
Road Games0-1-11-01-051.020.0543.0(7.4)2.052.021.0551.0(5.7)3.0
Last 3 Games3-0+11-21-231.314.0365.7(5.5)1.311.36.7263.0(4)1.0
Turf Games3-102-22-236.215.5410.0(6)1.521.510.2335.0(4.6)1.5
RUTGERS - Current Season Statistics
 RushingPassingTotal
 PPGHalfFDTOPATT-YDSYPRCMP-ATTPCTYDSPYAATT-YDSYPPYPPT
Offense (All Games)36.215.519.229:3738-177(4.6)17-3057.1%233(7.8)68-410(6)(11.3)
Opponents Defensive Avg.33.91520.330:4542-191(4.6)19-3160.1%232(7.5)73-423(5.8)(12.5)
Offense Road Games51.020.022.031:4832-195(6.1)26-4163.4%348(8.5)73-543(7.4)(10.6)
Defense (All Games)21.510.218.530:2231-70(2.2)25-4259.8%265(6.3)73-335(4.6)(15.6)
Opponents Offensive Avg.22.712.818.630:1536-136(3.7)19-3457.6%209(6.2)70-345(4.9)(15.2)
Defense Road Games52.021.033.028:1223-81(3.5)53-7471.6%470(6.4)97-551(5.7)(10.6)

SMU - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfYardsYPPTOScoreHalfYardsYPPTO
All Games1-3-10-43-121.011.0419.2(5.1)2.540.218.5438.7(5.8)0.7
Home Games1-100-22-027.014.0475.5(5.7)1.035.517.5419.5(5.3)0.0
Last 3 Games1-200-32-120.311.7395.7(5.1)3.340.020.3431.3(6)1.0
Turf Games1-100-22-027.014.0475.5(5.7)1.035.517.5419.5(5.3)0.0
SMU - Current Season Statistics
 RushingPassingTotal
 PPGHalfFDTOPATT-YDSYPRCMP-ATTPCTYDSPYAATT-YDSYPPYPPT
Offense (All Games)21.011.023.228:5126-89(3.4)35-5563.3%330(6)81-419(5.1)(20)
Opponents Defensive Avg.24.513.321.331:1434-149(4.4)25-4161.4%267(6.5)75-416(5.6)(17)
Offense Home Games27.014.026.528:5728-123(4.3)38-5569.1%352(6.4)83-475(5.7)(17.6)
Defense (All Games)40.218.524.731:0939-145(3.7)23-3763.5%294(7.9)76-439(5.8)(10.9)
Opponents Offensive Avg.37.219.124.730:4238-161(4.2)23-3763.0%298(8.1)74-458(6.2)(12.3)
Defense Home Games35.517.528.031:0335-104(2.9)30-4369.0%315(7.3)79-419(5.3)(11.8)
Average power rating of opponents played: RUTGERS 22.2,  SMU 36
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
RUTGERS - Season Results
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTot.O/URushingPassingTORushingPassingTO
8/29/2013@ FRESNO ST51-52L10.5W54.5O32-19526-41-348223-8153-74-4703
9/7/2013NORFOLK ST38-0W-39L -56-27312-22-150127-598-27-742
9/14/2013E MICHIGAN28-10W-28L54U29-1858-13-89040-3824-40-3351
9/21/2013ARKANSAS28-24W-1.5W42.5O36-5422-43-346334-10116-28-1820
10/5/2013@ SMU            
10/10/2013@ LOUISVILLE            
10/26/2013HOUSTON            
11/2/2013TEMPLE            

SMU - Season Results
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTot.O/URushingPassingTORushingPassingTO
8/30/2013TEXAS TECH23-41L4L59O31-10241-62-388027-4843-60-4130
9/7/2013MONTANA ST31-30W-10L -26-14435-48-317244-16017-27-2180
9/21/2013@ TEXAS A&M13-42L27.5L81U17-9341-67-341348-26519-35-3161
9/28/2013@ TCU17-48L17L50.5O31-1623-44-276536-10715-26-2282
10/5/2013RUTGERS            
10/19/2013@ MEMPHIS            
10/26/2013TEMPLE            
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
All games in this series since 1992
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.
Games over the last 3 seasons
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

All games played at SMU since 1992
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.
Games played at SMU over the last 3 seasons.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
As indicated by the movement of the line, the betting public is favoring RUTGERS in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in RUTGERS games 45.9% of the time since 1992. (95-112)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in RUTGERS games 46.4% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (13-15)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in SMU games 47.4% of the time since 1992. (99-110)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in SMU games 37% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (10-17)
No Edge.
 
No total has been posted for this game.
Key Player Injuries
RUTGERS
[CB] 09/29/2013 - Bryant Gross-Armiento "?" Saturday vs. SMU ( Hamstring )
[DE] 09/29/2013 - Max Issaka "?" Saturday vs. SMU ( Shoulder )
[OL] 09/29/2013 - Andre Civil "?" Saturday vs. SMU ( Elbow )
[OL] 09/29/2013 - Brandon Arcidiacono "?" Saturday vs. SMU ( Shoulder )
[FB] 09/29/2013 - Sam Bergen "?" Saturday vs. SMU ( Ankle )
[WR] 09/29/2013 - Vance Matthews "?" Saturday vs. SMU ( Back )
[WR] 09/29/2013 - Jeffrey Gignac "?" Saturday vs. SMU ( Hamstring )
[LB] 09/29/2013 - Jamal Merrell "?" Saturday vs. SMU ( Kidney )
[TE] 09/29/2013 - Taylor Marini "?" Saturday vs. SMU ( Shoulder )
[DL] 09/29/2013 - Al Page "?" Saturday vs. SMU ( Shoulder )
[RB] 09/29/2013 - Paul James expected to miss Saturday vs. SMU ( Leg )
[DL] 09/13/2013 - Jamil Pollard out for season ( Undisclosed )
[DE] 09/13/2013 - Myles Jackson out for season ( Shoulder )
[DL] 09/06/2013 - Julian Pinnix-Odrick out for season ( Knee )
[WR] 08/23/2013 - Miles Shuler expected to transfer ( Personal )
SMU
[RB] 09/28/2013 - Traylon Shead "?" Saturday vs. TCU ( Knee )
[WR] 09/25/2013 - Der'rikk Thompson expected to miss 5-6 weeks ( Leg )
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