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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Line and Trends Report

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Michigan State Spartans try to run the Minnesota Golden Gophers off the court at Breslin Center in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Michigan State Spartans as -2.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Michigan State Spartans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Golden Gophers will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Wednesday; they are 10-5 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Michigan State Spartans are 8-8 ATS. Minnesota Golden Gophers are 7-8 on betting the total; Michigan State Spartans are 7-9.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 70-rated Michigan State Spartans and the No. 30-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Minnesota is ranked No. 23 in NCAA basketball at 40.47 per game. Contrast that with Michigan State's No. 110 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Michigan State is the No. 106-ranked team in the country at 7.88 per game, while Minnesota rates No. 190 at 6.65 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Gophers got 19 points from Amir Coffey as Minnesota ran past Ohio State 78-68 on Sunday at Williams Arena.

The Spartans got 16 points from Nick Ward, but it was Penn State that prevailed in a 72-63 final on Saturday at Palestra.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Minnesota's last 18 games on the road
  • Michigan State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Michigan State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Michigan State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Michigan State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Penn State, Saturday, January 14th
Michigan State at Ohio State, Sunday, January 15th

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