Wisconsin Badgers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/5/2020
Game: Wisconsin Badgers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers
Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Location: Williams Arena in Minneapolis, MN
Odds/Point Spread: Minnesota -2.5
The Wisconsin Badgers head to Williams Arena to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 2.5 point favorites.
Wisconsin heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-9. They currently have a point differential of 4.7 as they are averaging 66.2 points per contest while giving up 61.5 per game. Minnesota has an overall mark of 11-10. They are averaging 70.2 points per contest and giving up 66.1, which is a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 10-12-0 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 9-12-1 against the over/under this year
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 12-8-1 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 8-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/21/19 C Joe Hedstrom Knee is out for season
11/05/19 C Owen Hamilton Back is out indefinitely
02/01/20 G Brad Davison Suspension is questionable
01/29/20 G Kobe King Left Team is out for season
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/05/19 F Eric Curry Knee is out for season
01/30/20 G Payton Willis Shoulder is questionable
D'Mitrik Trice averages 9.6 points per contest in 30.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%. Nate Reuvers comes into this game averaging 13.8 points per contest while playing 27.1 minutes per night. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Marcus Carr averages 15.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes 6.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Daniel Oturu scores 19.7 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 11.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers allow 61.5 points per contest which is 21st in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 86th and 212th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 115th, and they allow 11.0 assists per game which puts them in 60th place in D-1. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 39th in Division 1. Wisconsin averages 66.2 points per contest, which is 300th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 227th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 173rd in the nation. They average 33.6 boards per contest and 11.9 assists per game, which ranks them 272nd and 280th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 341st with 10.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Gophers give up 66.1 points per game, which ranks them 95th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 83rd and 183rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 190th with 12.7 dimes allowed per game and 220th with 35.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Gophers are 30th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest. Minnesota is 217th in the country with 70.2 points per contest this season. They are 263rd in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 4.1. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 265th in the country. They are 49th in the nation in rebounding with 38.8 boards per contest and 63rd in assists per game with 14.7. The Golden Gophers are 285th in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Badgers are 162nd in the nation in offensive rating with 102.2. In terms of pace they are 342nd in the country with 64.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 170th. As a team they are 160th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 46th in Division 1. Wisconsin is 313th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Minnesota is 275th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Gophers have an offensive rating of 103.4, which is ranked 139th. They are 291st in D-1 in pace with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 245th. As a unit they are 246th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 87th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Wisconsin +2.5 and over 126 total points
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