Public Loves Indiana over Minnesota
BLOOMINGTON, IN (The Spread) - Indiana hosts fellow Big Ten rival Minnesota tonight at 7:30PM ET in a matchup that public bettors love the Hoosiers.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Hoosiers are 3.5-point home favorites versus the Golden Gophers tonight while the total is sitting at 148.5. There has been some line movement in this matchup, with Indiana opening at -2.5 and the total going from 148 up to 148.5.
Our College Basketball Public Betting charts show that a whopping 80% of public bettors currently favor Indiana in this matchup. That's reason enough for the spread to climb a full point up from its opening number.
Despite the public support for the Hoosiers, the Golden Gophers might be the better bet in tonight's game, at least based on the trends. Minnesota is 4-1 against the number in its last five games versus Indiana while the underdog is a profitable 6-1 ATS in the last seven meetings between these two teams.