Minnesota Golden Gophers home to Memphis Tigers in NCAA Basketball betting action
Memphis Tigers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Odds
The Minnesota Golden Gophers will be trying to slam the Memphis Tigers on Friday when the teams tip off at Atlantis Resort in college betting action.
Atlantis Resort is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.
Minnesota will face the 2-1 Tigers, who own a 0-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Golden Gophers are 1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Tigers are 1-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 110-ranked Golden Gophers and the No. 10-rated Tigers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 84-71 win for the Golden Gophers on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 231 in NCAA hoops at 33.7 per game. Contrast that with Minnesota’s No. 27 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Minnesota is the No. 267-ranked team in the country at 4.8 per game, while Memphis rates No. 306 at 4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Memphis owns the country's No. 270-rated mark, allowing 78 points per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 169 in scoring at home.
Memphis lost its last outing, a 78-65 result against Virginia Commonwealth on November 22. They failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. Memphis suffered a 78-65 loss against Virginia Commonwealth on Thursday, getting 19 points from Adonis Thomas in a losing effort at Atlantis Resort.
Minnesota lost its last outing, an 89-71 result against Duke on November 22. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point underdog. Minnesota suffered an 89-71 loss against Duke on Thursday, getting 16 points from Rodney Williams Jr. in a losing effort at Atlantis Resort.
Memphis home to Tennessee-Martin, Thursday, November 29
Minnesota at Florida State, Tuesday, November 27