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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Michigan Wolverines Over Minnesota Golden Gophers

The Minnesota Golden Gophers will hit the floor running against the away Michigan Wolverines Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Michigan Wolverines in this one, their betting line was listed as -7-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Michigan Wolverines vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Michigan Wolverines have watched them go 17-7 and 11-12 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Minnesota Golden Gophers are at 6-17 and 7-14 ATS. In totals betting, the Minnesota Golden Gophers are 13-8, while the Michigan Wolverines have a 14-7-2 mark.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 320 (Minnesota) and the No. 124 (Michigan) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Michigan is ranked No. 242 in NCAA basketball at 32.17 per game. Contrast that with Minnesota's No. 227 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Minnesota is the No. 169-ranked team in the country at 6.39 per game, while Michigan rates No. 6 at 10.33 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Michigan suffered a 89-73 loss against Michigan State on Saturday, getting 19 points from Zak Irvin in a losing effort at Crisler Center.

Minnesota was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by Northwestern and falling by a 82-58 score at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Michigan is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Michigan is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Michigan's last 13 games
  • Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Michigan home to Purdue, Saturday, February 13th
Minnesota at Iowa, Sunday, February 14th