Rutgers vs. Indiana Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights (3-3) and Indiana Hoosiers (3-4) will face each other in clash of Big Ten foes at SHI Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey.

Rutgers vs. Indiana Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with bookmakers listing Rutgers as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Rutgers has -162 odds to pick up the win, while Indiana is listed at +129 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 48.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Rutgers vs. Indiana Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BTN
  • Location: Piscataway, New Jersey
  • Stadium: SHI Stadium

Betting Preview


While Rutgers ranks 20th-worst in the FBS in total offense with 332.3 yards per game, it’s been a different situation on the other side of the ball, as the defense ranks ninth-best (280.2 yards per game allowed). Rutgers is averaging 22.8 points per game on offense (103rd in the FBS), and ranks 36th defensively with 22.0 points allowed per game. Rutgers owns the 22nd-best pass defense this season (188.5 passing yards allowed per game), but ranks 17th-worst on the offensive side of the ball (174.0 passing yards per game). Rutgers ranks 61st in rushing yards this season (158.3 rushing yards per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking eighth-best in the FBS with 91.7 rushing yards allowed per game. Rutgers sports the 22nd-best third-down defense this season (31.2% third-down percentage allowed), but ranks 13th-worst on offense (31.0% third-down percentage). Rutgers has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football at even, forcing 10 turnovers (55th in the FBS) while turning it over 10 times (72nd in the FBS).


Indiana has not been getting things done defensively, ranking 24th-worst with 430.4 total yards given up per game. It has been better offensively, regstering 356.1 total yards per contest (96th-ranked). Indiana is accumulating 25.6 points per game on offense this season (91st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 31.6 points per game (106th-ranked) on defense. Indiana has been struggling in pass defense, ranking 12th-worst with 280.4 passing yards surrendered per game. It has been better offensively, posting 273.1 passing yards per contest (38th-ranked). Indiana’s rushing offense has been bottom-25 this season, posting 83.0 rushing yards per game, which ranks sixth-worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 76th with 150.0 rushing yards surrendered per contest. Indiana’s defense has been bottom-25 on third down this season, ceding a 43.6% third-down conversion rate, which ranks 25th-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 69th with a 43.6% third-down rate. With nine forced turnovers (69th in the FBS) and 13 turnovers committed (105th in the FBS) this season, Indiana ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -4.

Rutgers vs. Indiana Betting Analysis

Rutgers Betting Insights

Rutgers has covered the spread four times in six games with a set spread. Rutgers has 1-1 ATS when playing as at least 3.5-point favorites. This season, Rutgers games have hit the over three times. The Scarlet Knights have been the moneyline favorite only one other time so far this season, a game they won. The Scarlet Knights have played as a moneyline favorite of -162 or shorter in only one game this season, which they won.

Hoosiers Betting Insights

Indiana has covered the spread three times in seven games with a set total. In games they have played as 3.5-point or bigger underdogs, Indiana owns an ATS record of 2-2. Games involving Indiana have hit the over on four occasions this season. This season, the Hoosiers have been listed as the underdog in four games and failed to win any of those contests. This season, the Hoosiers have been at least a +129 underdog on the moneyline four times, losing each of those contests.

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Rutgers vs. Indiana Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 47.9 46.5 49.3
Implied Total AVG 34.7 33.3 36.0
ATS Record 4-2-0 2-1-0 2-1-0
Over/Under Record 3-3-0 2-1-0 1-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 0-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-2 0-2 1-0


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 56.6 55.6 59.3
Implied Total AVG 34.9 34.6 35.5
ATS Record 3-4-0 3-2-0 0-2-0
Over/Under Record 4-3-0 3-2-0 1-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-0 3-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-4 0-2 0-2

Players to Watch


  • As part of the Scarlet Knights’ defensive unit, Tyreem Powell has compiled 19 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and four sacks in six games.
  • Christian Izien has helped spur the Scarlet Knights’ defense with 1.5 sacks to go along with 2.0 TFL and 26 tackles in six games.
  • The Scarlet Knights’ defense has been aided by the play of Deion Jennings, who has suited up for six games and registered 27 tackles and 4.0 TFL.
  • With 1.0 sack to go along with 1.0 TFL, eight tackles, and two interceptions, Robert Longerbeam has helped spur the Scarlet Knights’ defense over six games.


  • In seven games for the Hoosiers, Aaron Casey has totaled 1.5 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 45 tackles.
  • On defense, Bryant Fitzgerald has helped lead the charge with 38 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and one interception in seven games.
  • Cam Jones has registered 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL and 37 tackles in seven games for the Hoosiers.
  • The Hoosiers’ Dasan McCullough has amassed 22 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and four sacks in seven games.

Rutgers vs. Indiana Predictions and Pick

Rutgers vs. Indiana betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Hoosiers (+3.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (48.5)

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How to Bet on Rutgers vs. Indiana

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Our pick to win this game is Indiana, and we expect that Indiana will cover the spread (Rutgers -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 48.5 points.


Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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