Big East co-champ Rutgers (9-3) takes on Virginia Tech (6-6) in the Russell Athletic Bowl Friday at 5:30ET. College football odds are posted at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
Rutgers has fallen to earth a bit after their hot start. After starting 7-0, they have since gone an average 2-3 to finish up at 9-3 SU and 7-5 ATS. They have lost their last two games both straight up and against the number to Louisville and Pittsburgh. Included in their recent struggles was an upset loss to Kent State, a game in which they were favored by two touchdowns.
Virginia Tech’s run of 10 win seasons has come to an end and they are now 6-6 SU and 3-9 ATS. The Hokies have won their past two games against Virginia and Boston College, but failed to cover in either contest. They have dropped four of their last five against the number.
Virginia Tech is a 2 point favorite. Rutgers is a physical team, and although they have struggled of late, look for them to spring the mild upset. Take Rutgers +2 at online sportsbook usa.