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Minnesota Golden Gophers Host the Maryland Terrapins in NCAA College Basketball Action

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Minnesota and Maryland on Thursday, with the host Golden Gophers trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Minnesota Golden Gophers were listed as 11.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Maryland Terrapins vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Golden Gophers sport a record of 6-19 and 8-15 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Maryland Terrapins have 22-4 and 12-13-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 14-9 for the Minnesota Golden Gophers and 10-15-1 for the Maryland Terrapins.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 119-rated Maryland Terrapins taking on the No. 296-rated Minnesota Golden Gophers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Minnesota's No. 206-ranked scoring average of 69.32 PPG, against a Maryland Terrapins defense rated No. 18 and allowing 64.19 PPG. The Minnesota Golden Gophers FG% has averaged 41.28% to date this season, less than the Maryland Terrapins shooters have managed so far (49.36% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Terrapins got 17 points from Rasheed Sulaimon, but it was Wisconsin that prevailed in a 70-57 final on Saturday at Xfinity Center.

The Golden Gophers endured a 75-71 loss at the hands of the Hawkeyes on Sunday, despite a 14-point effort from Nate Mason at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Maryland is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games
  • Maryland is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Maryland's last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Maryland home to Michigan, Sunday, February 21st
Minnesota at Rutgers, Tuesday, February 23rd