Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers - 1/12/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-10) at Nebraska Cornhuskers (9-8)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
The Line: Nebraska Cornhuskers -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nebraska Cornhuskers will host the Minnesota Golden Gophers this Tuesday.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers come into this game with a 9-8 record and are currently 10th in the Big Ten. The Cornhuskers are coming off of a 90-56 win over Rutgers. Through 17 games this season the leading scorer for Cornhuskers has been Andrew White who is averaging 17.5 points per game and 5.9 rebounds. Shavon Shields is second on the team scoring 15.0 points per game and 5.2 rebounds.
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers come into this game with a 6-10 record and are currently 13th in the Big Ten. The Golden Gophers have lost 5 games in a row with their most recent game being a 77-52 loss to Northwestern. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for the Golden Gophers has been Nate Mason who is averaging 13.0 points per game and 4.1 assists. Joey King is second on the team with 12.8 points per game.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. Big Ten opponents. The Golden Gophers are 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 Tuesday games. Nebraska is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 games vs. a team with a losing record. The Cornhuskers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games following a win of more than 20 points.
Nebraska is coming off of a big win against Rutgers while Minnesota has los their past 5 games. I think Nebraska can win this game and cover the spread at home. Take the Cornhuskers to cover at home.