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Minnesota Golden Gophers Face the Rutgers Scarlet Knights: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

Louis Brown Athletic Center will host Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Minnesota Golden Gophers in this one, their betting line was listed as -2-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 6-24 overall and 9-17 ATS, while the Minnesota Golden Gophers are 8-21 and 10-17 ATS. As for the betting totals, Rutgers boasts a 18-8 on the OU, and Minnesota is 16-11.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at No. 350 and the Minnesota Golden Gophers at No. 221 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Rutgers's No. 226-ranked scoring average of 67.3 PPG, against a Minnesota Golden Gophers defense rated No. 181 and allowing 73.59 PPG. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights FG% has averaged 41.69% to date this season, more than the Minnesota Golden Gophers shooters have managed so far (41.06% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Gophers got 16 points from Stephon Sharp, but it was Wisconsin that prevailed in a 62-49 final on Wednesday at Williams Arena.

Rutgers was run off the court by the Spartans on Wednesday as Michigan State routed them 97-66 at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 2-16 SU in its last 18 games
  • Minnesota is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Minnesota's last 13 games on the road
  • Rutgers is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Rutgers's last 9 games
  • Rutgers is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home