Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Odds
The Minnesota Golden Gophers will be trying to slam the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Tuesday when the teams tip off at Williams Arena in college betting action.
Supporters of the Cornhuskers have watched them go 11-10 and 10-9 ATS on the year, while the Golden Gophers are at 15-5 and 12-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Golden Gophers are 8-7, while the Cornhuskers have a 8-9 mark.
Bettors looking to go with the Golden Gophers in this one found them listed as 19-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Cornhuskers was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 169-rated Nebraska taking on the No. 5-rated Golden Gophers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 75-61 win for the Golden Gophers on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 55 nationally ranked offense (73.2 points per game) against a Cornhuskers defense that sits as the No. 61 at 61.2 PPG. The Golden Gophers have been averaging 45.9% from the field, more than the Cornhuskers have managed so far this season (41.2% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nebraska owns the country's No. 71-rated mark, allowing 64.7 points per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 82 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Nebraska, they were a 64-49 winner as they battled Northwestern at home. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point underdog. Nebraska earned a 64-49 victory over Northwestern on Saturday, getting 20 points from Dylan Talley at Bob Devaney Sports Center.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 45-44 loser on the road against Wisconsin. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Minnesota suffered a 45-44 loss against Wisconsin on Saturday, getting 20 points from Andre Hollins in a losing effort at Kohl Center.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Ohio State are 2-1
After playing Northwestern are 0-2
After a win are 5-5
Minnesota Golden Gophers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Iowa are 5-5
After playing Wisconsin are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Cornhuskers at Golden Gophers trends to consider:
Nebraska is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Nebraska is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Nebraska is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Minnesota is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Minnesota is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Nebraska
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Nebraska
Nebraska home to Ohio State, Saturday, February 2
Minnesota home to Iowa, Sunday, February 3