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Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 1/26/2020 Preview, Spread and Game Analysis

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Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 1-26-2020 Preview Spread and Game Analysis

Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 1/26/2020 – The Big 10 Conference play will continue as Michigan State Spartans take on Minnesota Golden Gophers from Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The college basketball spreads for this game is out as the Gophers try to defend the Spartans at their home field. Michigan holds an overall record of 14-5 and they are 6-2 in the Big 10. As for the Gophers, they are 11-8 with their overall record and are 5-4 in conference play.

Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 1/26/2020

When: Sunday, January 26, 3:00 PM ET
Where: Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TV: FOX
Stream: Sofascore

Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 1/26/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Michigan State Spartans -4.5 (-110) 140 o (-110) -164
Minnesota Golden Gophers +4.5 (-110) 140 u (-110) +140
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Michigan State Spartans

At one point, the Michigan State Spartans were leading the Big 10 Conference, but things went out of hand when they slipped to the second spot. Michigan has proved to be a threat against opponents with a winning record. The Spartans are one of those strong teams when it comes to scoring and their defensive unit is equally good to back them. In their last game, Michigan lost against Indiana with a final score of 67-63.

Players to watch: C. Winston G (18 GP 31.8 MIN 18 PTS 2.3 REB 6 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 3.2 TO 42.4 FG% 85.2 FT% 36.3 3P%), X. Tillman F (19 GP 31.4 MIN 13.7 PTS 10 REB 3.1 AST 1.1 STL 2.1 BLK 2.1 TO 54.4 FG% 63.1 FT% 29 3P%), A. Henry F (18 GP 27.6 MIN 9.9 PTS 4.3 REB 2.9 AST 0.5 STL 0.6 BLK 2.1 TO 45.2 FG% 75 FT% 35.8 3P%).

Minnesota Golden Gophers

The Golden Gophers have experienced their own struggle trying to get past opponents in the Big 10. Minnesota is unable to maintain pace with opponents in their league. Overall, the Gophers have won just two of their eight conference games. Playing against the second-best team in the Big 10 is not going to be easy for Minnesota. The Golden Gophers managed to defeat Ohio State in their last outing with a final score of 62-59.

Players to watch: D. Oturu C (19 GP 33.9 MIN 19.7 PTS 11.6 REB 1.2 AST 0.6 STL 2.7 BLK 3 TO 59.3 FG% 68 FT% 30.6 3P%), M. Carr G (19 GP 36.7 MIN 16.3 PTS 5.3 REB 6.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 2.8 TO 38.6 FG% 74.4 FT% 34.1 3P%), G. Kalscheur G (19 GP 33.7 MIN 11.8 PTS 2.7 REB 1.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 1.6 TO 38.5 FG% 73.1 FT% 33.3 3P%).

Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Predictions

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Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Michigan State’s last 6 games.
Spartans are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games.
Michigan State is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against Minnesota.
Spartans are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against Minnesota.

Minnesota Golden Gophers

Minnesota is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games.
Golden Gophers are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 6 games against Michigan State.
Minnesota is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Golden Gophers are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Michigan State.

Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Picks

The best college basketball bets today are clearly in support for Michigan State Spartans to win this game. The Spartans will take out the Golden Gophers at home with ease and cover the spread.

Moneyline: A moneyline of -164 is set for the Spartans and a moneyline of +140 is set for the Gophers.

ATS: An ATS of -4.5 is out for Michigan, while an ATS of +4.5 is out for Minnesota.

Totals: The total is all set to go over 140 for the Spartans and the total is all set to go under 140 for Minnesota.

Score Prediction: 71-64, Michigan State Spartans.