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Northern Illinois Huskies vs Minnesota Golden Gophers College Basketball Betting Preview

College basketball betting interest will be high on Sunday when the Huskies of Northern Illinois hit the hard court against the Golden Gophers of Minnesota.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Minnesota Golden Gophers betting line opened as -16.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Golden Gophers bring a 9-1 record (6-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-4 Huskies, who are 3-4 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Minnesota go 3-6 so far and the Northern Illinois Huskies go 4-3.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Minnesota Golden Gophers at No. 220 and the Northern Illinois Huskies at No. 118 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 100 nationally ranked offense (76.7 points per game) against a Northern Illinois Huskies defense that sits as the No. 137 at 70.38 PPG. The Minnesota Golden Gophers have been averaging 43.82% from the field, more than the Huskies have managed so far this season (43.7% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Golden Gophers and Eagles didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Georgia Southern was handed a 86-49 defeat on Friday at Williams Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Northern Illinois is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Northern Illinois is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Illinois home to Olivet Nazarene, Wednesday, December 14th
Minnesota at LIU-Brooklyn, Wednesday, December 14th

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