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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Ohio Bobcats Underdogs vs Golden Gophers at Minnesota

A key Week 4 battle has the visiting Ohio Bobcats travelling to Minnesota on Saturday to face the Golden Gophers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Minnesota Golden Gophers in this one found them as -13-point favorites at Bovada. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 29-19 win for the Golden Gophers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Ohio Bobcats vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 2-1 so far on the season, and 1-2 ATS vs the point spread. The Ohio Bobcats, meanwhile, are 3-0 and 3-0 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Minnesota go 0-3 and the Ohio Bobcats go 2-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Ohio injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 62-rated Minnesota Golden Gophers and the No. 64-ranked Ohio Bobcats, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Minnesota Golden Gophers No. 123-ranked offense (16.67 PPG) against a Ohio Bobcats defense that ranks No. 30 at 17.33 PPG. The Minnesota Golden Gophers passing attack has averaged 204.67 yards per game, more than the Ohio Bobcats give up through the air (181 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Ohio Bobcats own the league's No. 21-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 106 yards per game when on the road. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 115 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

The Golden Gophers grabbed a Week 3 victory over the Golden Flashes in their last game, winning 10-7 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Ohio is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Ohio is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Ohio is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Ohio is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Minnesota is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Minnesota is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota's last 12 games at home

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