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Minnesota Golden Gophers visit Nebraska Cornhuskers in NCAAB hoops battle

Minnesota Golden GophersNebraska Cornhuskers
Feb 5, 1:00 PM | Bob Devaney Sports Center

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Odds

16-7TEAM RECORD11-10

The Nebraska Cornhuskers will try to pay off for their supporters on Sunday when they play host to the Golden Gophers at Bob Devaney Sports Center in NCAAB action.

The Cornhuskers sit at 11-10 (8-9 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Golden Gophers are currently 16-7 (10-10 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Nebraska is 9-7-1 OU, and Minnesota is 9-11 OU.

View Minnesota vs Nebraska Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Nebraska in this one will find them as 1-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 207-rated Cornhuskers and the No. 103-ranked Golden Gophers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 71-63 result in favor of the Golden Gophers.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Golden Gophers rank No. 188 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.3 per game. That compares with Nebraska’s No. 291 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Nebraska is college basketball's No. 166-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Golden Gophers rate No. 275 with 5.1 per game.

Defensively, Minnesota features the nation's No. 201-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.1 points per game. Nebraska, meanwhile, comes in at No. 314 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 63-59 loser as they battled Iowa on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. Minnesota got 13 points from Ralph Sampson III but lost anyway, 63-59, to Iowa on Wednesday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Nebraska was an 84-74 loser in its last match on the road against Northwestern. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs. The Cornhuskers endured an 84-74 loss at the hands of the Wildcats on Thursday, despite a 24-point effort from Bo Spencer at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Minnesota Golden Gophers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Wisconsin are 5-5
After playing Iowa are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
After playing Northwestern are 0-1
After a loss are 5-5

A few Golden Gophers at Cornhuskers trends to consider:
Minnesota is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Minnesota is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Nebraska is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nebraska's last 6 games
Nebraska is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Nebraska is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games

Next up:
Minnesota home to Wisconsin, Thursday, February 9
Nebraska home to Michigan, Wednesday, February 8