Just for fun: the annual Rutgers watch

Rutgers opened the week as 41 point underdogs against THE Ohio State University.

41 points? Ouch! (73% of the bettors have taken Rutgers and the points, which have now plummeted to a mere 39.5 from the opening 41.)

Rutgers, the Big Ten’s perennial punching bag, actually started this season 3-0 against non-conference teams, including a 66-7 drubbing of Wagner, whatever that is. Can a football team schedule games against dead German composers? In that case, I’m impressed that Wagner scored a TD. At least he must put on a good halftime show. I wonder if they bothered playing the second half after the fat lady sang.

The Knights stayed within 17 last week against Iowa in their first conference game, but I suppose the ol’ Rutgers dream bubble is about to burst against THE.

2 thoughts on “Just for fun: the annual Rutgers watch

  1. Rutgers covered! Certainly sent a message to those of little faith that bet on Ohio State.

    1. A tip o’ the hat to those bookies. THE won by 39, and the spread was 40.5 the last time I checked. The over/under was 59.5, and the actual was 59!

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