Nebraska vs Minnesota Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/8/2020
Game: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers
Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020
Location: Williams Arena in Minneapolis, MN
Odds/Point Spread: Minnesota -16
The Nebraska Cornhuskers head to Williams Arena to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Sunday, March 8, 2020. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 16 point favorites.
Nebraska comes into this game with an overall record of 7-23. They currently have a point differential of -6.9 as they are averaging 69.9 points per game while giving up 76.8 per contest. Minnesota has an overall mark of 13-16. They are averaging 69.8 points per contest and giving up 66.3, which is a point differential of 3.5.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 13-17-0 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 17-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 15-11-3 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 13-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
03/05/20 G Cameron Mack Suspension Served is probable Saturday vs Minnesota
02/16/20 G Matej Kavas Hand is out for season
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/05/19 F Eric Curry Knee is out for season
Dachon Burke averages 12.2 points per contest in 28.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 57%. Haanif Cheatham comes into this game averaging 12.8 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per night. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Marcus Carr averages 15.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 37.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes 6.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Daniel Oturu scores 20.3 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 11.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers allow 76.8 points per contest which is 324th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 249th and 132nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.0 rebounds a game which ranks 349th, and they allow 14.8 assists per game which puts them in 309th place in D-1. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 241st in Division 1. Nebraska averages 69.9 points per contest, which is 218th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -6.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 309th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 222nd in the nation. They average 35.4 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 166th and 108th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 284th with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Gophers give up 66.3 points per game, which ranks them 89th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 71st and 74th in those defensive statistics. They rank 200th with 12.9 dimes allowed per game and 261st with 36.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Gophers are 12th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.8 per contest. Minnesota is 221st in the country with 69.8 points per contest this season. They are 264th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 3.5. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 223rd in the country. They are 32nd in the nation in rebounding with 39.0 boards per contest and 61st in assists per game with 14.6. The Golden Gophers are 307th in turnovers per contest with 11.5.
The Cornhuskers are 321st in the nation in offensive rating with 94.5. In terms of pace they are 47th in the country with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 289th. As a team they are 333rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 114th in Division 1. Nebraska is 310th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
Minnesota is 306th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Gophers have an offensive rating of 103.2, which is ranked 144th. They are 284th in D-1 in pace with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 245th. As a unit they are 268th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 102nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Nebraska +16 and over 140 total points
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