Nebraska vs. Minnesota Pick

CBB Picks: Can Minnesota cover at home as an 8-point favorite vs. Nebraska?

Will Minnesota have any trouble at home when it welcomes Nebraska to town tonight at 7PM ET?

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Minnesota is the favorite in this game, as the Golden Gophers are getting odds of -8 points against Nebraska. The over/under total for the game is listed at 141 points. Nebraska has won and covered the spread in four of its last five meetings with Minnesota.

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Minnesota is one of the hottest teams in the country right now, having won seven straight to get to 22-7 on the season and 10-6 in the Big Ten. The Gophers are 6-1 against the spread during this win streak and now 17-10 against the spread on the season. Minnesota is averaging 76.1 points per game on offense this season while allowing 68.9 on defense. Nate Mason has been the team leader with 15.1 points and 5.3 assists per game while Jordan Murphy is adding 11 points and 8.7 rebounds per contest.

Nebraska has lost two straight to fall to 12-16 on the season and 6-10 in the Big Ten. The Cornhuskers also sit at 13-13 against the spread on the season as well. Nebraska averages 70.4 points per game on offense while allowing 72.9 on defense. When on the road, the Huskers are giving up 75.2 points per game. Tai Webster has been leading the team with 17.8 points and 5.1 rebounds per game while Glynn Watson Jr. is adding 13.4 points per contest.

Bet on Nebraska vs. Minnesota

Minnesota is rolling right now and the Gophers should be able to cruise to another big win tonight. This win streak has featured five wins by at least nine points and now Minnesota is at home facing a Nebraska team that allows opponents to shoot 45 percent from the field on the road, including 42.5 percent from 3-point land. Look for Minnesota to dominate tonight.

 

COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: MINNESOTA -8

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