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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Michigan State Spartans 01/09/2020 Previews, Odds and Picks

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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Michigan State Spartans 01-09-2020 Previews Odds and Picks

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Michigan State Spartans 01/09/2020 – Michigan State Spartans will remain at home to host Minnesota Golden Gophers as they clash from Breslin Center in East Lansing, Michigan for a Big 10 showdown. Minnesota Golden Gophers are one of those average teams with their 8-6 overall record and 2-2 conference record. Michigan, on the other hand, has topped the Big 10 with a 12-3 overall record and 4-0 conference record. The Spartans are playing this game at home and it’s time to get into the details of the college basketball spreads.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Michigan State Spartans 01/09/2020

When: Thursday, January 09, 9:00 PM ET
Where: Jack Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing, Michigan
TV: ESPN2
Stream: Sofascore

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Michigan State Spartans 01/09/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Minnesota +12 (-105) 146 o (-110) +570
Michigan State -12 (-115) 146 u (-110) -803
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Minnesota Golden Gophers

The Golden Gophers have a long way to climb the ladder in the Big 10 Conference play. Minnesota is trying to maintain a balance between their overall record and they managed to defeat Northwestern Wildcats in their last conference match. They scored 77 points and restricted Northwestern to 68. The Wildcats are the weakest team in the Big 10, but Minnesota Golden Gophers must be ready to play the top team, which is Michigan.

Players to watch: D. Oturu C (14 GP 32.9 MIN 19.1 PTS 12.4 REB 1.3 AST 0.5 STL 3.1 BLK 3.5 TO 63.3 FG% 73 FT% 31.8 3P %), M. Carr G (14 GP 36.9 MIN 15.9 PTS 5.5 REB 6.9 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 3.4 TO 37.4 FG% 72.6 FT% 30.9 3P%), G. Kalscheur G (14 GP 32.9 MIN 13.4 PTS 2.4 REB 1.6 AST 1.4 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 40.1 FG% 75 FT% 36.7 3P%).

Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State Spartans are still the only team in the Big 10 that has never lost a conference game. The Spartans are coming off a big victory against Michigan Wolverines after scoring 87 points and restricting them to 69. Michigan has been a powerhouse when it comes to scoring with their equally good defensive squad to back them. Cassius Winston and Xavier Tillman seem to be a great combination for Michigan and they will continue to do their best in this game.

Players to watch: C. Winston G (14 GP 31.1 MIN 18.9 PTS 2.1 REB 6.3 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 2.7 TO 44.1 FG% 84.6 FT% 38.3 3P %), X. Tillman F (15 GP 30.5 MIN 13.9 PTS 9.8 REB 2.9 AST 0.9 STL 1.9 BLK 2.3 TO 55.8 FG% 65.7 FT% 34.6 3P%), A. Henry F (14 GP 27.2 MIN 10.2 PTS 4.4 REB 3 AST 0.6 STL 0.8 BLK 2.1 TO 47.3 FG% 73.5 FT% 34.1 3P%).

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Predictions

Trends

Minnesota Golden Gophers

Gophers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Gophers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Michigan State.
Minnesota is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Michigan State.

Michigan State Spartans

Spartans are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan State’s last 5 games.
Spartans are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Michigan State’s last 5 games against Minnesota.
Michigan State is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Picks

It’s evident that the ncaab point spread picks are clearly in favor of Michigan State Spartans. Unlike their football team, the Spartans have proved to be a strong threat in college basketball and are all set to extend their winning streak.

Moneyline: Minnesota holds a moneyline of +570 and Michigan is set with -803. 

ATS: A spread of +12 will be set for the Golden Gophers and a spread of -12 will be set for Michigan State Spartans.

Totals: A total of 146 will go over for Minnesota and the same will go under for Michigan.

Score Prediction: 78-65, Michigan State Spartans.