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Minnesota Golden Gophers Host the Florida Atlantic Owls in NCAA College Basketball Action

Williams Arena will host Florida Atlantic Owls vs Minnesota Golden Gophers action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Minnesota Golden Gophers were listed as -21-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Florida Atlantic Owls vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Golden Gophers currently sport a 10-3 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-6 ATS. The Florida Atlantic Owls are 6-5 and 3-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Minnesota Golden Gophers produce a 8-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Florida Atlantic Owls have gone 3-4 against the totals betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 43-rated Minnesota Golden Gophers and the No. 308-ranked Florida Atlantic Owls, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Florida Atlantic is ranked No. 55 in NCAA basketball at 39.27 per game. Contrast that with Minnesota's No. 8 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Minnesota is the No. 213-ranked team in the country at 6.54 per game, while Florida Atlantic rates No. 219 at 6.36 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Owls were hammered by Texas Tech on Tuesday, losing by a 90-54 final at United Supermarkets Arena in college basketball betting action.

The Golden Gophers got 17 points from Jordan Murphy as Minnesota ran past Oral Roberts 77-63 on Thursday at Williams Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Florida Atlantic is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Florida Atlantic is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • Minnesota is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Florida Atlantic at Florida International, Saturday, December 30th
Minnesota at Harvard, Saturday, December 30th