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Minnesota Golden Gophers Battle vs Harvard Crimson Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

College basketball betting interest will be high on Saturday when the Crimson of Harvard hit the hard court against the Golden Gophers of Minnesota.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Minnesota Golden Gophers betting line opened as -13.5-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.

Harvard Crimson vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 11-3 and 7-6 ATS Minnesota Golden Gophers will face the 5-7 Harvard Crimson, who own a 4-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Minnesota Golden Gophers are 9-4 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Harvard Crimson are 4-7.

The Golden Gophers - Crimson odds would favor the Golden Gophers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 42 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Harvard is at No. 224.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Harvard Crimson rank No. 197 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 34.42 per game. That compares with Minnesota’s No. 8 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Minnesota is college basketball's No. 192-ranked team at 6.86 per game, while the Harvard Crimson rate No. 206 with 6.58 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Crimson got 12 points from Seth Towns, but it was George Washington that prevailed in a 58-48 final on Saturday at Charles E. Smith Center.

Minnesota cruised to victory on Saturday, running Florida Atlantic out of the gym and running up a 95-60 score at Williams Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Harvard is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Harvard is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Harvard's last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
  • Minnesota is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Harvard home to Vermont, Tuesday, January 2nd
Minnesota at Illinois, Wednesday, January 3rd