At the onset of his hiring Juwan Howard faced doubts. He spent his entire playing and coaching career in the NBA. Questions were raised about his recruiting ability. And adjusting to less talented college players. So far Howard is showing tremendous ability. Michigan has become one of the favored teams with the College Basketball lines. In like manner, Minnesota is exceeding expectations. Head coach Richard Pitino has the best team of his time at Minnesota. Minnesota and Michigan meet Wednesday in the game of the night!
Minnesota Golden Gophers at Michigan Wolverines Betting Information
|Date and Time:||Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 7:30 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan|
|Minnesota at Michigan TV Coverage:||BTN|
Minnesota at Michigan SBG Odds Overview
On this occasion, Michigan will draw the majority of sports betting handle. Branding and current form attract activity.
Minnesota Golden Gophers Team Overview
Last time out Minnesota beat Ohio State 77-60 as 1.5-point home chalk. The Gophers have covered four of their last five. And it was their third consecutive under. Minnesota is 10-2 straight up, 6-5-1 vs. the odds, and 7-5 over the total. The Gophers rank 46th in the nation for scoring offense but 237th for points allowed. Guard Marcus Carr leads with 22.1 points and 5.9 assists per game. Center Liam Robbins adds 14.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per contest.
Michigan Wolverines Team Overview
Michigan is coming off an 85-66 home payout over Northwestern. As a result, the Wolverines are 9-0 straight up, 7-2 vs. the odds, and 6-3 over the total. Michigan ranks 35th nationally for scoring offense and 144th for points allowed. Center Hunter Dickinson leads with 16.9 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. Forward Isaiah Livers adds 13.9 points and 5.2 rebounds per outing. And then guard Franz Wagner averaged 12.2 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.
Minnesota at Michigan vs. The Line
The Golden Gophers are:
- 23-18-2 against the spread in all games
- 4-9 on the board as road dogs
- 13-12-1 vs. the odds in Big Ten games
- 9-12-2 with the number after a win
- 21-22 under the total in all games
- 13-13 over and under in Big Ten matchups
- 11-12 to the under after a win
- 5-8 to the under as a road dog
The Wolverines are:
- 23-16-1 against the spread in all games
- 12-11-1 vs. the line in Big Ten matchups
- 12-9-1 on the board as a home chalk
- 17-9 vs. the line after a win
- 23-17 over the total overall
- 14-10 over the number in Big Ten matchups
- 12-10 over the total as a home chalk
- 14-12 to the over after a win
Minnesota at Michigan Head to Head vs. Spread
Minnesota has covered five of their last nine games against Michigan. While three of the last four in this series have stayed under. And the Golden Gophers are 3-1 ATS at Crisler Arena. The last two games in this series at Michigan stayed under.
Minnesota Golden Gophers at Michigan Wolverines SBG Free Picks
As mentioned earlier Minnesota is a poor College basketball line value as road dogs. Additionally, Michigan has been playing at a highly reliable rate. Of major concern is the mediocre Minnesota defense.
Minnesota at Michigan SBG Best Bet: Michigan Wolverines.