College Basketball Predictions: Minnesota vs Purdue Odds

Written by Matt Franklin   
Saturday, 29 January 2011 10:37
The Purdue Boilermakers are betting favorites in college basketball predictions and odds vs the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Saturday.

CBS has an outstanding Big Ten college basketball match-up for Saturday afternoon as the #12 Purdue Boilermakers host the #18 Minnesota Golden Gophers. Tip-off time on CBS is scheduled for 1:00pm EST. Online sportsbooks have opened with Purdue as a 9.5-point favorite in college basketball predictions vs Minnesota with an over/under betting total of 137.5. Sportsbooks also favor the Boilermakers -500 in money line college basketball odds vs the Gophers +400 for Saturday’s game on CBS.

Minnesota has a record of 16-4 straight up and 10-10 against the spread in college basketball odds with a mark of 11-8 OVER the total. The Gophers have paid out in 4 of their last 5 games and are coming off an 81-70 home payout over Northwestern on January 26th. Blake Hoffarber is the man that makes Minnesota go as he is averaging a team best 14-points and 4.4-assists per game while Trevor Mbakwe is averaging 10.5-rebounds per game. Purdue has a record of 17-4 straight up and 11-7 against the spread in college basketball predictions with an over/under mark of 10-7-1 OVER the betting total. The Boilermakers have lost board value as of late with just 1 payout in their last 5 games as they are coming off a poor performance in an 87-64 blowout loss at top ranked Ohio State.

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JaJuan Johnson leads Purdue with 20.8-points and 7.8-rebounds per game. The Boilers are a strong home team that paid out in college basketball odds last Saturday against Michigan State to have a 6-2 mark against the spread as a host. Purdue is a fine defensive team that ranks 25th for points allowed. These two teams last met on January 13th as Minnesota scored a 70-67 home win for a push as 3-point favorites as the game went OVER the betting total of 134. This afternoons Minnesota vs Purdue match-up has gone UNDER the total in 12 of their last 14 meetings while the road team has gotten the money in just 2 of the last 10 games in this series.

College Basketball Predictions: Purdue Boilermakers -9.5

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 January 2011 10:57
 

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