Minnesota vs. Santa Clara - 11/20/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Santa Clara Broncos (0-3) at Minnesota Golden Gophers (3-0)
College Basketball: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:00 pm (Vancouver Convention Centre)
The Line: Minnesota Golden Gophers -15.5 -- Over/Under: 143 See the Latest Odds
Tuesday college basketball actions pits the Santa Clara Broncos against the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
The Santa Clara Broncos fell behind early against Washington and didn’t have enough firepower to rally in an 82-68 loss. Santa Clara was outshot 48%-44.8% with the Golden Gophers owning a 26-12 advantage at the charity stripe.
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The Broncos received 21 points from Josip Vrankic on 9-14 marksmanship followed by a 15 point, four board effort from Keshawn Justice. Tahj Eaddy gave Santa Clara 14 points on 5-11 from the field while Guglielmo Carusco chipped in with five points and six rebounds.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers held off Texas A&M for a 69-64 victory and improve to 3-0. Both teams sank shots in the 42% range with Minnesota hitting more threes and foul shots to offset nine fewer shots.
The balanced Golden Gophers saw Jordan Murphy score 14 points and grab seven rebound on 4-8 from the floor followed by Amir Coffey with 12 points on 3-8 and 6-10 at the line. Minnesota received ten points from Dupree McBrayer while Gabe Kalscher chipping in eight points. Over is 7-1-1 in Santa Clara last 9 non-conference games and over is 7-3 in Santa Clara last 10 overall. Over is 16-5-1 in Minnesota last 22 Tuesday games and Minnesota are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 games overall and over is 12-5 in Minnesota last 17 non-conference games.
Given the struggles of Santa Clara I believe Minnesota is the type of team to pour it on…