Northwestern Wildcats vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers - 2/4/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-16) at Northwestern Wildcats (15-8)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Welsh-Ryan Arena)
The Line: Northwestern Wildcats -12 -- Over/Under: 133.5 See the Latest Odds
Northwestern Wildcats will host the Minnesota Golden Gophers this Thursday.
The Northwestern Wildcats come into this game with a 15-8 record and are currently 10th in the Big Ten. The Wildcats have lost their last 5 games in a row with their most recent game being a 85-71 loss to Iowa. Through 23 games this season the leading scorer for the Wildcats has been Bryant McIntosh who is averaging 14.6 points per game and 6.8 assists. Tre Demps is second on the team with 14.4 points per game and 3.5 rebounds.
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers come into this game with a 6-16 record and are currently 13th in the Big Ten. The Golden Gophers have lost their last 11 games in a row. Through 22 games this season the leading scorer for the Gophers has been Nate Mason who is averaging 13.7 points per game and 4.5 assists. Joey King is second on the team with 11.7 points per game and 3.5 rebounds.
Minnesota Golden Gophers are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Golden Gophers are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. Big Ten opponents. Northwestern is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Wildcats are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. Big Ten opponents.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers have been awful in conference play and have lost their past 11 games in a row. Northwestern has struggled also losing their past 5 games in a row. Both of these teams have been struggling so il take Minnesota and the points on the road.