Northwestern Wildcats vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 3/11/2020 Spread, Odds and Betting Picks
Northwestern Wildcats vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 3/11/2020 – The Northwestern Wildcats and Minnesota Golden Gophers are kicking off the Big 10 Conference tournament and the winning of this match owns a daw against the Iowa Hawkeyes. This match will happen on Wednesday, March 11 at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. It will be the Big Ten Network that will be covering the game live on television. The match will be aired at 6:00 PM Eastern Time. The same television feed will be seen at SofaScore for the online live stream. Having the game played at home, the Golden Gophers are seen by NCAA Point Spread Picks with a huge advantage over the Wildcats over this game and will most likely be the opponent of the Iowa Hawkeyes in the next round.
Northwestern Wildcats vs Minnesota Golden Gophers 3/11/2020
|When:||Wednesday, March 11, 6:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana|
|TV:||Big Ten Network|
Off to Indy. It's #B1GTourney time.
— Minnesota Men's Basketball (@GopherMBB) March 10, 2020
It was a tough season for the Northwestern Wildcats and they finished with a lowly 8-22 record and now they are in a tough bracket in the Big 10 conference tournament. On the road, this team has only won two in 12 games. Kopp is the best player on this team and much is expected on him. He is doing 13.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. He is getting help from Buie and Spencer who both contribute each by 10.5 points a night. Buie also does 2.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists while Spencer chips wing with 4 rebounds and four assists as well. They will need more from other players to chip in and contribute for them to go further in the Big 10 Conference tournament.
Players to watch:
M. Kopp F (30 GP 32.3 MIN 13.2 PTS 3.5 REB 1.3 AST 0.5 STL 0.2 BLK 1.2 TO 41.6 FG% 88.9 FT% 40.6 3PT%), B. Buie G (25 GP 25.2 MIN 10.5 PTS 2.1 REB 2.5 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 1.8 TO 37.7 FG% 70.8 FT% 28.3 3PT%), P. Spencer G (30 GP 29.2 MIN 10.5 PTS 4 REB 4 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 2.3 TO 43.7 FG% 81.5 FT% 24 3PT%).
Minnesota Golden Gophers
The Minnesota Golden Gophers finished the season with a record of 14-16 to earn their lowly spot at the Big Ten Conference tournament. This team has a high scoring center that will anchor them in the paint with Oturu doing 20 points, 11.4 points and 2.5 blocks a night. Carr controls the floor with 15.5 points, 6.7 assists and 5.3 rebounds while Kalscheurhelps spread the floor with 11.8 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists per night. This team is expected to go to Oturu in the paint most of the times and he will definitely be a load to bear for their opponents.
Players to watch:
D. Oturu C (30 GP 34 MIN 20 PTS 11.4 REB 1.1 AST 0.5 STL 2.5 BLK 2.9 TO 56.2 FG% 69.8 FT% 34 3PT%), M. Carr G (30 GP 37 MIN 15.5 PTS 5.3 REB 6.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 2.7 TO 39.3 FG% 70 FT% 34.8 3PT%), G. Kalscheur G (30 GP 33.3 MIN 11.8 PTS 2.7 REB 1.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.5 TO 38.2 FG% 70.5 FT% 34.9 3PT%).
Northwestern Wildcats vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northwestern’s last 6 games.
Northwestern is 2-13 SU in their last 15 games.
Wildcats are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games against Minnesota.
Northwestern is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Minnesota.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northwestern’s last 5 games this season.
Minnesota Golden Gophers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
Golden Gophers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games played in March.
Northwestern Wildcats vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Picks
Having a far better season is just a huge basis for Online Betting to pick the Minnesota Golden Gophers to take this game and end the Northwestern Wildcats season. Oturu will create a lot of problems for the Wildcats and no one in that roster can match up with him.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Gophers in this match is -412 while the Wildcats are at +353 if they pull an upset victory.
Spread: It is a wide 7.5 points across the spread between both teams in this conference tournament. Wildcats are at +7.5 while the Gophers sit on -7.5.
Total: 138 points is the predicted total for this game with the Gophers going under and the Wildcats the team under.
Score Prediction: 73-64, Golden Gophers win.