Greg Schiano is 64-65 as the head coach of Rutgers University. Schiano is 2-7 against Top 10 teams and 4-17 against Top 25 teams. Schiano is 4-1 in bowl games.
Rutgers enters Saturday’s game against the Mountaineers at 5-2 with both losses by a total of 4 points.
Rutgers has been dominated in the WVU series with a series record of 4-32-2 and 16 straight losses by an average score of 41-16. Last season, WVU fumbled 3 times in the Red Zone and won 35-14 in Morgantown.
Rutgers enters the game a 7.0 point underdog at home. Over the past 10 years, Rutgers is 60-53-1 against the spread and 16-12 as a home underdog.
Rutgers is averaging 327.9 yards of offense per game. At home, Rutgers’ offense is averaging 362.8 yards.
Rutgers’ defense allows 301.3 yards per game and 5.1 yards/play. The defense is averaging 7.86 tackles for loss and 3.43 sacks per game.
Rutgers returned 37 lettermen, 9 starters on offense and 5 starters on defense this season.
Rutgers leaders: Rushing (Jawan Jamison – 376 yards on 124 attempts, averaging 3.03 yards per carry), Passing (Gary Nova is completing 55.3% of his passes and averaging 148.3 yards per game while throwing 7 TDs and 5 INTs) and Receiving (Mohamed Sanu has 65 receptions for 683 yards and 6 TDs). San San Te leads the team in scoring with 58 points (12 FGs, 22 PATs).
Rutgers’ Red Zone Success is 77.42%. They have scored 24 times on 31 trips in the Red Zone this season (17 TDs, 7 FGs).
Rutgers is +11 in the turnover margin for the season.