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Purdue Boilermakers Hosting the Minnesota Golden Gophers Week 6 Odds and Betting Pick

Purdue looks to cover the Boilermakers-Golden Gophers point spread this week and improve its overall 2-2 mark when they host Minnesota in Week 6 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at 0 for the Purdue Boilermakers . NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

Odds Shark prediction models picked the Golden Gophers to win this game on Saturday 31-16. 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.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Purdue Boilermakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

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

It's a betting matchup between the No. 84-rated Purdue Boilermakers and the No. 30-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Purdue's No. 71-ranked offense, averaging 29.25 PPG, against a Minnesota defense that ranks No. 11 this week at 13.75 PPG. The Purdue aerial game is averaging 254.75 yards per game, more than the Minnesota Golden Gophers secondary allows through the air, 173.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Minnesota Golden Gophers feature the league's No. 20-rated road run defense, allowing 80 yards per game. Purdue, meanwhile, ranks No. 105 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Gophers suffered a Week 5 loss against Maryland in their last game, falling 31-24 at TCF Bank Stadium.

The Boilermakers suffered a Week 4 loss against Michigan in their last game, falling 28-10 at Ross-Ade Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 7-1-2 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-11-2 ATS in its last 18 games when playing Purdue
  • Purdue is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Purdue is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Purdue's last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Purdue's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Michigan State, Saturday, October 14th
Purdue at Wisconsin, Saturday, October 14th