Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Bob Devaney Sports Center
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers travel to Bob Devaney Sports Center to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Golden Gophers come into this game with an overall record of 6-10 and a road record of 0-2. They are 3-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-5. The Cornhuskers have an overall record of 9-8 and a home record of 7-4. They have an over/under record of 9-3 and they are 7-5 against the spread.
Nate Mason comes into this contest averaging 13 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Gophers. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Joey King averages 12.8 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Minnesota. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Andrew White III averages 17.4 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year for the Cornhuskers. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Shavon Shields averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Minnesota averages 71 points per contest this season which ranks them 193rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 282nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 158th in the country. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game which ranks them 251st and 211th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 10.9 per game. The Golden Gophers allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 204th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 212th and 304th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 262nd and they give up 16.1 assists per contest which puts them in 319th place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 219th in the Division 1.
Nebraska averages 73.8 points per game this year which ranks them 147th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 84th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 98th in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest which ranks them 113th and 205th respectively. In the turnover department the Cornhuskers rank 198th with 13.2 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 80th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 108th and 108th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 38th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the nation. The Cornhuskers force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 164th in college basketball.
Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 3-11 against the spread
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 9-5 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 7-5 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 9-3 against the over/under
Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
12/23/15 G Jarvis Johnson Heart out indefinitely
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota
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