Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers - 12/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Golden Gophers (5-4) at Oklahoma State Cowboys (5-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 8:30 pm (Sanford Pentagon)
The Line: Oklahoma State Cowboys -2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Minnesota Golden Gophers will host the Oklahoma State Cowboys this Saturday.
The Minnesota Gophers come into this game with a 5-4 record and are currently 11th in the Big Ten. The Gophers are coming into this game on a two game losing streak. Through 9 games this season the leading scorer of the Gophers has been Joey King who is scoring 15.8 points per game and 3.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists. Nate Mason is second on the team scoring 13.3 points per game and 4.6 assists and 2.6 rebounds. The Golden Gophers will try to pull off this big win at home.
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Oklahoma State comes into this game with a 5-3 record and are currently 8th in the Big 12. The Cowboys come into this game on a two game losing streak with their most recent loss coming against Missouri State 64-63. Through 8 games this season the leading scorer of the Cowboys has been Jeff Newberry who is averaging 13.0 points per game and 6.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists. Second on the team is Chris Olivier who is scoring 12.1 points per game and 4.3 rebounds. Oklahoma State will try to pull off this big win on the road at Minnesota.
Minnesota is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games following a straight up loss. The Golden Gophers are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 neutral site games. Oklahoma State is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Cowboys are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 games vs. Big Ten opponents.
Minnesota and Oklahoma State are both coming into this game on 2 game losing streaks. Both of these teams have not been playing good as of late. So in these situations i will side with the home team here and the points.