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Michigan Wolverines vs Minnesota Golden Gophers College Basketball Betting Preview

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

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Minnesota Golden Gophers to cover the point spread in this one found them as -2-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Michigan Wolverines vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Golden Gophers sport a record of 19-7 and 14-10 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Michigan Wolverines have 17-9 and 10-13 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 13-11 for the Minnesota Golden Gophers and 12-10-1 for the Michigan Wolverines.

The Minnesota Golden Gophers sit at No. 131 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Michigan Wolverines sit at No. 42 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Michigan is ranked No. 261 in NCAA basketball at 29.27 per game. Contrast that with Minnesota's No. 17 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Minnesota is the No. 202-ranked team in the country at 6.46 per game, while Michigan rates No. 23 at 9.35 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Wolverines got 21 points from Moritz Wagner as Michigan ran past Wisconsin 64-58 on Thursday at Crisler Center.

Nate Mason scored 30 points leading the Golden Gophers to a 75-74 victory over Indiana at Williams Arena on Wednesday.

Betting Trends
  • Michigan is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Michigan is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan's last 5 games
  • Michigan is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Michigan at Rutgers, Wednesday, February 22nd
Minnesota at Maryland, Wednesday, February 22nd