Postseason NIT - Minnesota Golden Gophers vs High Point Panthers Betting Matchup Report
|High Point Panthers||Minnesota Golden Gophers|
|16-14||March 18, 2014, 08:15 | Williams Arena||20-13|
High Point travels to Minnesota on Tuesday in Postseason NIT betting action, hoping to boost its 16-14 record with a victory over the Golden Gophers.
Minnesota was laying 18 points in early betting over at BetOnline. Minnesota is 19-4 SU in its last 23 games at home and clearly the superior squad, but is their motivation too low and the point spread too high?
The Golden Gophers currently sports a 20-13 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-15-2 ATS. The Panthers are 16-14 and 0-3-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Golden Gophers produce a 12-17 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Panthers have gone 1-3 against the number.
This game matches up the No. 248 (Golden Gophers) and the No. 279 (Panthers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.
High Point was a 62-60 loser in its last match at home against Winthrop. They earned a push of the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Panthers got 17 points from John Brown, but it was Winthrop that prevailed in a 62-60 final on Friday at HTC Center.
Minnesota was an 83-57 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Wisconsin. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. Minnesota was run off the court by the Badgers on Friday as Wisconsin routed them 83-57 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
A few Panthers at Golden Gophers trends to consider:
Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 19-4 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home