Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Purdue Boilermakers - 1/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Purdue Boilermakers (17-4) at Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-14)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Williams Arena)
The Line: Minnesota Golden Gophers +14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Minnesota Golden Gophers will host the Purdue Boilermakers this Wednesday.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers will come into this game with a 6-14 record and are currently 13th in the Big Ten. The Golden Gophers have lost their last 9 games and are in desperate need of a win. Through 20 games this season the leading scorer for the Golden Gophers has been Nate Mason who is averaging 13.3 points per game and 4.2 assists. Joey King is second on the team with 12.8 points per game and 3.6 rebounds.
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The Purdue Boilermakers come into this game with a 17-4 record and are currently 5th in the Big Ten. The Boilermakers have won 3 out of their last 4 games with their most recent game being a 83-71 loss to Iowa. Through 21 games this season the leading scorer for the Boilermakers has been A.J. Hammons has been 13.3 points per game and 7.7 rebounds. Issac Haas is second on the team with 10.4 points per game and 4.4 rebounds.
The Purdue Boilermakers are 10-3 against the spread in their last 13 road games. The Boilermakers are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing record. Minnesota is 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 home games. The Golden Gophers are 2-7 against the spread in their last 9 Wednesday games.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers have been dreaful losing their last 9 games. The Purdue Boilermakers have been playing well and should win easily here. Il take Purdue to cover this big spread on the road.