Free Picks - Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Northwestern Wildcats

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 5:15 PM GMT

Rutgers finally won a Big Ten Tournament game on Wednesday by controlling the offensive glass. Now the Scarlet Knights go after their first win in five tries against one of Northwestern's best teams ever.

    Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Northwestern Wildcats

 

Rutgers (15-17 SU, 14-12 ATS) ended its drought at Big Ten Tournaments with a 66-57 upset of Ohio State in Round 1. The Scarlet Knights closed as 7½ point underdogs to the Buckeyes and will be looking for their first Big Ten win vs. Northwestern after dropping both matchups to the Wildcats during the regular season.

Despite losing four of its last six, Northwestern (21-10 SU, 18-10 ATS) should be poised to make an inaugural trip to the NCAA's. Chris Collins will need to get his Wildcats to force the tempo today and not linger when on offense.

Northwestern was opened as -8 chalk at BetOnline where the initial total was 124. Mark me down with an 'over' play for my free college basketball pick.

 

Free NCAAB Pick: Over 123.5Best Line Offered: at 5Dimes

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