Minnesota vs. Rutgers Prediction
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are just 4-6 over their last 10 games but have played better over the past week. Are they a safe bet to cover versus visiting Minnesota on Thursday night or is there a better play on the board?
763 Minnesota Golden Gophers (+5.5) at 764 Rutgers Scarlet Knights (-5.5); o/u 140
9:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, February 4, 2021
Venue: Rutgers Athletic Center, Piscataway, NJ
Minnesota vs. Rutgers College Basketball Prediction
The favorite is 8-1 against the spread in the last nine meetings between these two teams while the home side has cashed in four of the last five meetings as well. Rutgers is also 6-1-1 at the betting window in its last eight games following a win, is 20-7-2 against the number in its last 29 games following an ATS win and is 5-2-1 against the spread in its last eight home games.
The Golden Gophers, meanwhile, are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games overall, are 0-6 against the number in their last six road games and are 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games when facing an opponent with a winning record.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: RUTGERS SCARLET KNIGHTS -5.5