Sportsbook > NCAAB > Indiana Hoosiers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 2/19/2020 Game Analysis, Odds and Picks
Indiana Hoosiers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 2/19/2020 Game Analysis, Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Indiana Hoosiers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 2/19/2020 – These are teams that find themselves at the bottom half of the Big Ten Conference as the last few weeks of the season is about to take place. The Indiana Hoosiers are paying the Minnesota Golden Gophers a visit at the Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota this coming Wednesday, February 19. IT will be the Big Ten Network that holds the broadcast rights for this game and they will air it live at 9:00 pm Eastern Time while SofaScore will be the place to catch the online live stream. According to NCAA Basketball Games Today Odds, it is the Golden Gophers took the upper hand in this game against the Hoosiers.
Indiana Hoosiers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 2/19/2020
Indiana Hoosiers find themselves back on the losing end after losing against the Michigan Wolverines by 24 points. If it was not for their loss against the Iowa Hawkeyes, this team could have been on a six-game losing streak. Jackson-Davis has been the team’s best player with 13.6 points along with 7.7 rebounds per game while Smith contributes 11 points, 5.3 rebounds and a steal as well. Green is a solid third-option for this team with 10.6 points per game. On the road, the Hoosiers have been terrible just winning a game in seven contests. Their current record now stands at 16-9 being fourth to the last in the Big Ten.
Players to watch: T. Jackson-Davis F (25 GP 28.7 MIN 13.6 PTS 7.7 REB 1.3 AST 0.7 STL 1.9 BLK 1.2 TO 59.1 FG% 71.4 FT% 0 3PT%), J. Smith F (25 GP 30.4 MIN 11 PTS 5.3 REB 0.9 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.8 TO 50.2 FG% 65.2 FT% 28.1 3PT%), D. Green G (22 GP 22.4 MIN 10.6 PTS 2.8 REB 2.1 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 38.3 FG% 71.7 FT% 38.2 3PT%).
Minnesota Golden Gophers
Just below the Hoosiers in the Big Ten standings right now are the Minnesota Golden Gophers with the record of 12-12. They hope to stand above the 50% win-loss record and they have a good chance since they just only lost thrice in 13 contests at the Williams Arena. After picking up a win over the Wisconsin Badgers, they lost back-to-back against the Penn State Nittany Lions and Iowa Hawkeyes. Oturu has been a monster in the paint for the Golden Gophers with 19.9 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.7 blocks while Carr provides the additional support with 15.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 6.7 assists. The x-factor of the game would be Kalsheur with 11.7 points and if they can get a good game from him, the game will be favoring them.
Players to watch: D. Oturu C (24 GP 34.2 MIN 19.9 PTS 11.3 REB 1.1 AST 0.5 STL 2.7 BLK 3 TO 57.6 FG% 70.1 FT% 30 3PT%), M. Carr G (24 GP 37.2 MIN 15.4 PTS 5.9 REB 6.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 2.8 TO 36.9 FG% 72.6 FT% 33 3PT%), G. Kalscheur G (24 GP 33.7 MIN 11.7 PTS 2.7 REB 1.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.5 TO 36.9 FG% 75 FT% 33.5 3PT%).
Indiana Hoosiers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Predictions
Indiana is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Minnesota Golden Gophers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 7 games.
Indiana Hoosiers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Picks
The Golden Gophers at home carries the advantage as seen by Sports Betting. Though the Hoosiers have better talent, they slump whenever on the road and it is safer to bet on Minnesota at this point.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Hoosiers on the road is at +200 while the Golden Gophers are at -240.
Spread: It is a +5 given to the Hoosiers on the road while the Golden Gophers find themselves sitting at the -5.
Total: The predicted total for this game is 135 with the Hoosiers going over and the Golden Gophers picked to be the team under.
Score Prediction: 71-64, Golden Gophers win.