Indiana Hoosiers vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-15) at Indiana Hoosiers (17-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 2:15 pm (Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall)
The Line: Indiana Hoosiers -19 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Indiana Hoosiers will host the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
The Indiana Hoosiers come into this game with a 17-4 record and are currently 1st in the Big Ten. The Hoosiers are coming off of a 82-79 loss to Wisconsin but haven won their previous 14 games before that. Through 21 games this season the leading scorer for the Hoosiers has been Yogi Ferrell who is averaging 17.7 points per game and 5.8 assists with 4.4 rebounds. Troy Williams is second on the team with 13.1 points per game and 6.5 rebounds.
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers come into this game with a 6-15 record and are currently 13th in the Big Ten. Minnesota has lost their past 10 games in a row and are in desperate need of a win. Through 21 games this season the leading scorer for the Golden Gophers has been Nate Mason who is averaging 13.3 points per game and 4.5 assists. Joey King is second on the team with 12.2 points per game and 3.5 rebounds.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600. The Golden Gophers are 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 games following a straight up loss. Indiana is 5-1 against the spread in the spread in their last 6 Saturday games. The Hoosiers are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games following a straight up loss.
The Minnesota Golphers have been one of the worst teams in the Big Ten. Minnesota has lost their last 10 games and it will likely be 11 after they play Indiana. Indiana is coming off of a tough loss but still are playing good basketball. Look for this one to get ugly early.