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Minnesota Bucknell Betting Preview

Bucknell BisonMinnesota Golden Gophers
Nov 11, 8:00 PM | Williams Arena

Bucknell Bison vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Odds


Bucknell pays a visit to Minnesota on Friday, hoping to send the Golden Gophers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Williams Arena.

This season, the Golden Gophers are 0-0 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Bison are 0-0 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Minnesota boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Bucknell is 0-0.

View Bucknell vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Golden Gophers at No. 56 and the Bison at No. 72 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 2-0 result in favor of the Golden Gophers.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bison is ranked No. 12 in NCAA hoops at 0 per game. Contrast that with Minnesota’s No. 12 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Minnesota is the No. 12-ranked team in the country at 0 per game, while Bucknell rates No. 12 at 0 per game.

Defensively, Bucknell features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 nationally in scoring at home.

Bucknell was an 81-52 loser in its last match against Connecticut. They failed to cover the 10.5–point spread as underdogs.

Minnesota was a 75-65 loser in its last match against Northwestern. They failed to cover the 1–point spread as underdogs.

Minnesota Golden Gophers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing South Dakota State are 5-1
After playing Northwestern are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

A few Bison at Golden Gophers trends to consider:
Minnesota is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home
Minnesota is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games

Next up:
Bucknell at Vanderbilt, Tuesday, November 15
Minnesota home to South Dakota State, Monday, November 14