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Minnesota Golden Gophers Favored by -2 Point Spread Against the Penn State Nittany Lions on Wednesday

Minnesota Golden Gophers

vs

Penn State Nittany Lions
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Bryce Jordan Center

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Minnesota Golden Gophers taking on the Penn State Nittany Lions Wednesday.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Opening Odds and Betting Line

Bettors looking to go with the Penn State Nittany Lions in this one found them listed as 2-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu for Wednesday's contest. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Golden Gophers was expected to move the line.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Penn State Nittany Lions sport a record of 13-7 and 7-11 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Minnesota Golden Gophers have 13-8 and 7-10-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-6 for the Penn State Nittany Lions and 9-6 for the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 55 (Penn State) and the No. 83 (Minnesota) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

How Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Stats Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Minnesota is ranked No. 134 in NCAA basketball at 34.95 per game. Contrast that with Penn State's No. 95 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Penn State is the No. 98-ranked team in the country at 6.65 per game, while Minnesota rates No. 32 at 7.86 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota got 28 points from Andre Hollins en route to a 79-71 victory over Illinois on Saturday at Williams Arena.

The battle between the Nittany Lions and Scarlet Knights didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Rutgers was handed a 79-51 defeat on Saturday at Bryce Jordan Center.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
Minnesota is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Penn State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Penn State's last 5 games
Penn State is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
Penn State is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Nebraska, Saturday, January 31st
Penn State at Illinois, Saturday, January 31st

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