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    Star running back Mohamed Ibrahim and the Minnesota Golden Gophers (4-2) play the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (4-3) on Saturday at 2:30 PM ET at Huntington Bank Stadium.

    The Scarlet Knights are expected to lose by at least two TDs (currently +14) versus the Golden Gophers (with an over/under of 41 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Minnesota vs. Rutgers

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 29, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BTN
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Huntington Bank Stadium
    Golden Gophers vs Scarlet Knights Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Golden Gophers -14 -112 -109 41 -109 -112 -630 +429

    Minnesota Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Rutgers has put together a 5-2-0 record against the spread.
    • Rutgers is a perfect 1-0 against the spread when an underdog by 14 points or more this season.
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Rutgers’ seven games with a set total.

    Minnesota Stats & Insights

    • Defensively, Minnesota has been a top-25 unit, ranking sixth-best by giving up just 263.7 yards per game. The offense ranks 36th (442.7 yards per game).
    • Minnesota ranks 35th in points scored this year (34.5 points per game), but has been thriving on defense, ranking third-best in the FBS with 11.7 points allowed per game.
    • Minnesota sports the 94th-ranked offense this year in terms of passing yards (214.8 passing yards per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking fifth-best with only 159.2 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Minnesota has been shining on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking 14th-best in rushing offense (227.8 rushing yards per game) and 16th-best in rushing defense (104.5 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Minnesota has been surging on both sides of the ball in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking best in third-down percentage (66.2%) and second-best in third-down conversion rate allowed (21.9%).
    • Minnesota ranks 100th in college football with an even turnover margin after forcing 9 turnovers (80th in the FBS) and committing nine (43rd in the FBS).

    Minnesota’s Best Players

    • Tanner Morgan has compiled 1,164 yards (166.3 ypg) on 83-of-124 passing with seven touchdowns compared to five interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 74 rushing yards (10.6 ypg) on 24 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
    • The team’s top rusher, Ibrahim, has carried the ball 134 times for 796 yards (113.7 per game), scoring 10 times.
    • This season, Treyson Potts has carried the ball 67 times for 311 yards (44.4 per game) and three touchdowns.
    • Brevyn Spann-Ford has hauled in 23 catches for 320 yards (45.7 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone two times as a receiver.
    • Mike Brown-Stephens has hauled in 17 receptions totaling 288 yards so far this campaign.
    • Chris Autman-Bell has racked up 11 grabs for 214 yards, an average of 30.6 yards per game. He’s scored one time as a receiver this season.
    • Danny Striggow has collected 3.0 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 4.0 TFL, 13 tackles, and one interception.
    • Mariano Sori-Marin is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s collected 50 tackles and 3.0 TFL.
    • Jordan Howden has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 27 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two passes defended to his name.

    Rutgers Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Rutgers has put together a 5-2-0 record against the spread.
    • Rutgers is 1-0 against the spread so far this season when playing as at least 14-point underdogs.
    • Rutgers games have hit the over in three out of seven opportunities (42.9%).

    Rutgers Stats & Insights

    • While Rutgers’ offense has been stuck in neutral, ranking 19th-worst with 328.4 total yards per game, its defense ranks eighth-best with only 279.0 total yards ceded per contest.
    • Rutgers ranks 101st in the FBS with 23.0 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 31st with 21.3 points given up per game on defense.
    • While Rutgers’ pass offense has been sputtering, ranking 14th-worst with 165.3 passing yards per game, its defense ranks 23rd-best with only 191.6 passing yards allowed per contest.
    • Rutgers’ run defense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks sixth-best in the FBS with 87.4 rushing yards allowed per game. In terms of offense, it is putting up 163.1 rushing yards per game, which ranks 59th.
    • On the offensive side of the ball, Rutgers is a bottom-25 unit on third down, generating a 30.7% third-down conversion percentage (12th-worst). On the bright side, it is thriving on the defensive side of the ball, ceding a 29.2% third-down rate (12th-best).
    • Rutgers sports a +1 turnover margin this season, which ranks 58th in the FBS.

    Rutgers’ Best Players

    • Evan Simon leads Rutgers with 745 yards on 71-of-123 passing with four touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Samuel Brown V has rushed 85 times for 373 yards, with three touchdowns.
    • Kyle Monangai has compiled 197 yards on 55 carries with two touchdowns.
    • Aron Cruickshank has racked up 255 receiving yards on 27 catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring two touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Sean Ryan has put up a 223-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 12 passes on 20 targets.
    • Shameen Jones’ 23 targets have resulted in 11 grabs for 184 yards.
    • Tyreem Powell paces the team with 4.0 sacks, and also has 5.0 TFL and 23 tackles.
    • Christian Izien is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s racked up 34 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks.
    • Christian Braswell has a team-high three interceptions to go along with 12 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and three passes defended.
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