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Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Minnesota Golden Gophers NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Minnesota Golden Gophers will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Tuesday when they play host to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Williams Arena in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Minnesota Golden Gophers betting line as -12-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will look to cover the spread vs the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Tuesday, as the Scarlet Knights are 9-14 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Golden Gophers are 9-15 ATS. Rutgers is 15-8 against the total, while Minnesota is 14-10 versus the total betting line.

The Minnesota Golden Gophers sit at No. 279 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rutgers Scarlet Knights sit at No. 345 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Rutgers is ranked No. 192 in NCAA basketball at 35.11 per game. Contrast that with Minnesota's No. 219 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Minnesota is the No. 185-ranked team in the country at 6.35 per game, while Rutgers rates No. 255 at 4.89 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rutgers got 19 points from Jonathan Laurent but lost anyway, 70-58, to Penn State on Saturday at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

The Golden Gophers got 18 points from Nate Mason as Minnesota ran past Maryland 68-63 on Thursday at Williams Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Rutgers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Rutgers's last 15 games
  • Rutgers is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 1-14 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Rutgers at Northwestern, Saturday, February 27th
Minnesota at Illinois, Sunday, February 28th

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