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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

The Minnesota Golden Gophers will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Cornhuskers in Nebraska at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Tuesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Minnesota Golden Gophers in this one, their betting line was listed as 7.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Golden Gophers will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Tuesday; they are 3-11 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Nebraska Cornhuskers are 7-7 ATS. Minnesota Golden Gophers are 9-5 on betting the total; Nebraska Cornhuskers are 9-5.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 211-rated Minnesota Golden Gophers taking on the No. 125-rated Nebraska Cornhuskers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Nebraska's No. 142-ranked scoring average of 73.82 PPG, against a Minnesota Golden Gophers defense rated No. 185 and allowing 73.69 PPG. The Nebraska Cornhuskers FG% has averaged 45.31% to date this season, more than the Minnesota Golden Gophers shooters have managed so far (41.16% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Gophers were hammered by Northwestern on Saturday, losing by a 77-52 final at Williams Arena in college basketball betting action.

The battle between the Cornhuskers and Scarlet Knights didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Rutgers was handed a 90-56 defeat on Saturday at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Nebraska is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Nebraska is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
  • Nebraska is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Indiana, Saturday, January 16th
Nebraska at Illinois, Saturday, January 16th