Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Odds
Bob Devaney Sports Center will host Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Golden Gophers will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 15-12 ATS against the number this season, while the Cornhuskers are 14-12-1 ATS. Minnesota is 10-14 on the totals; Nebraska is 13-12.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Cornhuskers as 7.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Cornhuskers sit at No. 230 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Golden Gophers sit at No. 16 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Golden Gophers will win this game 71-58.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Nebraska's No. 333-ranked offense, averaging 58.7 PPG, against a Golden Gophers defense that ranks No. 57 at 61.4 PPG. The Cornhuskers field goal percentage has averaged 40.8% so far, less than the Golden Gophers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.6% per game.
Defensively, Minnesota features the nation's No. 70-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.9 points per game. Nebraska, meanwhile, comes in at No. 328 nationally in scoring at home.
Minnesota won its last outing, a 73-44 result against Penn State on March 2. They covered in that game as a 16.5-point favorite. The battle between the Golden Gophers and Nittany Lions didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Penn State was handed a 73-44 defeat on Saturday at Williams Arena.
In their last action, Nebraska was a 72-65 loser on the road against Illinois. They covered the 13.5-point spread as underdogs. The Cornhuskers endured a 72-65 loss at the hands of the Fighting Illini on Saturday, despite a 23-point effort from Ray Gallegos at University of Illinois Assembly Hall.
Minnesota Golden Gophers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Purdue are 6-4
After playing Penn State are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Iowa are 0-3
After playing Illinois are 2-1
After a loss are 4-6
A few Golden Gophers at Cornhuskers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
Minnesota is 11-4-1 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Nebraska
Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Nebraska is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nebraska's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nebraska's last 6 games at home
Nebraska is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota at Purdue, Saturday, March 9
Nebraska at Iowa, Saturday, March 9