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Minnesota Golden Gophers Prediction vs Maryland Terrapins in Week 5 College Football Odds

The Minnesota Golden Gophers will try to pick up win and cover the spread at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Maryland Terrapins in Week 5 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Minnesota Golden Gophers were sitting as -11.5-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

A 36-16 result in favor of the Golden Gophers was the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine earlier this week. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Maryland Terrapins vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the Minnesota Golden Gophers have seen them go 3-0 and 2-1 ATS so far this season, while the Maryland Terrapins are at 2-1 and 2-1 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Maryland Terrapins are 2-1, while the Minnesota Golden Gophers are 1-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Maryland injuries news.

The Minnesota Golden Gophers sit at No. 30 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Maryland Terrapins are at No. 130 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Minnesota Golden Gophers No. 55-ranked offense (33 PPG) against a Maryland Terrapins defense that ranks No. 103 at 32 PPG. The Minnesota Golden Gophers passing attack has averaged 173 yards per game, less than the Maryland Terrapins give up through the air (254.33 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Maryland Terrapins own the league's No. 31-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 98 yards per game when on the road. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 59 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Maryland was hammered in its last outing, as UCF ran up a 38-10 score against them at Maryland Stadium.

Kobe McCrary tore up the turf for 107 rushing yards in the latest Golden Gophers game, a 34-3 win over the Blue Raiders at TCF Bank Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Maryland is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Maryland is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Maryland is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Maryland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Maryland at Ohio State, Saturday, October 7th
Minnesota at Purdue, Saturday, October 7th