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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Penn State Nittany Lions 03/09/2022 College Basketball Odds, Picks and Best Predictions

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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Penn State Nittany Lions 03-09-2022 College Basketball Odds Picks and Best Predictions

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Penn State Nittany Lions 03/09/2022 – The Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Penn State Nittany Lions will meet at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse for some college basketball action. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are in the thirteenth position among the Big Ten teams with a conference record of 4-16 and an overall record of 13-16. The Penn State Nittany Lions are just one position above with a conference record of 4-16 and an overall record of 13-16. March Madness bracket 2022 is predicting a smooth win for the Penn State Nittany Lions in this game.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Penn State Nittany Lions 03/09/2022

When:Wednesday, March 9, 8:30 PM ET
Where:Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV:BTN
Stream:Sofascore
Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Penn State Nittany Lions 03/09/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Minnesota Golden Gophers+1.5 (-107)128.5 o (-107)+125
Penn State Nittany Lions-1.5 (-107)128.5 u (-107)-167
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Minnesota Golden Gophers

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have lost four straight games of their last five played. As a team, the Golden Gophers are scoring an average of 67.6 points in every game. The lead scorer for the team is Jamison Battle who has an average of 17.4 points and 6.3 boards. Payton Willis is also contributing with 16.1 points and 4.8 boards. On defense, the Minnesota Golden Gophers are allowing their opponents to score an average of 69.5 points in every game played, of which 33.6 percent of shots are being made from the deep.

Players to watch: Jamison Battle F (GP 28, MIN 36.6, PTS 17.4, REB 6.3, AST 1, STL 0.4, BLK 0.4, TO 1.4, FG% 45.1, FT% 75.3, 3P% 36.5), Payton Willis G (GP 28, MIN 36.2, PTS 16.1, REB 4.8, AST 4.4, STL 1.5, BLK 0.5, TO 1.8, FG% 48.3, FT% 63.2, 3P% 43.1), E.J. Stephens G (GP 28, MIN 33, PTS 10.6, REB 3.3, AST 1.6, STL 1, BLK 0.1, TO 1.3, FG% 42, FT% 81.8, 3P% 38.7).

Penn State Nittany Lions

The Penn State Nittany Lions are on a three-game losing streak. As a team, the Nittany Lions are scoring an average of 64.7 points in every game. The lead scorer for the team is Jalen Pickett who has an average of 12.8 points per game and is assisting 4.3 times in every game. Seth Lundy is also contributing with an average of 12.4 points in every game with 5.1 boards. On defense, the Penn State Nittany Lions are allowing opponents to score an average of 65.3 points in every game played, of which 35.3 percent of shots are being made from the deep.

Players to watch: Jalen Pickett G (GP 28, MIN 37.1, PTS 12.8, REB 4.1, AST 4.3, STL 1.1, BLK 0.7, TO 1.8, FG% 40.2, FT% 74.5, 3P% 30.1), Seth Lundy F (GP 27, MIN 32.2, PTS 12.4, REB 5.1, AST 0.7, STL 1, BLK 0.6, TO 2.3, FG% 41.2, FT% 86.5, 3P% 36.7), Sam Sessoms G (GP 28, MIN 27.4, PTS 11.4, REB 3.2, AST 2.9, STL 0.8, BLK 0.1, TO 2.4, FG% 45.2, FT% 77.8, 3P% 42.3).

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Predictions

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Minnesota Golden Gophers

Minnesota are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Golden Gophers are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
Minnesota are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against Penn State.
Minnesota are 2-11 SU in their last 13 games this season.
Golden Gophers are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.

Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Penn State’s last 7 games.
Penn State are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Penn State’s last 6 games against Minnesota.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Penn State’s last 5 games this season.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Picks

Summary: While both these teams are almost neck to neck on the scoreboard, Penn State certainly has the upper hand in defense. NCAA point spreads today are leaning towards the Penn State Nittany Lions for a win in this game.

Moneyline: +125 is the ML for the Golden Gophers and -167 is the ML for the Nittany Lions.

ATS: A spread of +1.5 (-107) is out for Minnesota and a spread of -1.5 (-107) is out for Penn State.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 128.5 (-107) for Minnesota and the same to go under for Penn State.

Score Prediction: 64-62, Nittany Lions win.