College Football Odds Week 12: Rutgers vs Penn State Lines, Spreads, Betting Trends

Matchup Spread Total Moneyline
Penn State vs
-18.5 (-115)
+18.5 (-105)
o39.5 (-115)
u39.5 (-105)

Penn State tries to rebound from last week's loss to Michigan as the Nittany Lions return home for a Big 10 battle with Rutgers in Week 12 of college football. Betting odds see PSU as 20.5-point home favorites against the Scarlet Knights. Coverage begins from Happy Valley on Saturday, November 18 at 12:00 p.m. ET on FS1.

Here's everything you need to know about the college football odds for Week 12 Rutgers vs Penn State the opening lines, spreads, betting trends and more. Check back regularly for updates and use our BetMGM bonus code to get the most out of your action.

Rutgers vs No. 12 Penn State Odds

Penn State battles Rutgers in its home finale on Saturday. (Getty)
  • Opening point spread: Penn State -19
  • Opening moneyline: Penn State -1400/Rutgers +800
  • Opening total: Over/Under 43.5 points scored
  • Time: Noon ET Saturday (FS1)

UPDATE 11 A.M. ET FRIDAY: BetMGM pegged Penn State 20.5-point chalk at Sunday's open and is at -20.5 this morning, as well. It's two-way spread play, with 55% of bets on Rutgers/54% of money on Penn State.

The total dropped from 43.5 to 40.5, with 63% of bets/74% of cash on the Under.

UPDATE 2 P.M. ET MONDAY: Penn State (8-2 SU/7-3 ATS) likely saw its Big Ten championship game hopes – and therefore any CFP hopes – go up in smoke against Michigan. The Nittany Lions hung around the whole game, but couldn't get enough offense in a 24-15 loss as 4.5-point home underdogs.

Rutgers (6-4 SU/6-2-2 ATS) got shut out at Iowa, losing 22-0 as a 1.5-point road pup.

Rutgers-Penn State opened at Nittany Lions -19 Sunday afternoon at Caesars, and the line climbed to 19.5/20.5 this morning. Conversely, the total is down 1.5 points to 42.

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Click here for Vegas Insider senior reporter Patrick Everson's full College Football Odds Week 12 Report containing spreads, lines, and trends for every Top 25 matchup.