Nebraska Cornhuskers at Minnesota Golden Gophers Free Point Spread Pick - Odds

November 11, 12:00 PM EST

Betting Odds

Point Spread: 
Minnesota -2.5

The Minnesota Golden Gophers (4-5) will welcome the Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-5) to the Twin Cities as the two will do battle at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota for an early day between two B1G opponents. The affair will take place on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 12:00 PM ET. The game will be televised for spectators on the B1G Network. The meeting between the two is of importance be that both teams are vying for a potential bowl berth and qualification to the post-season. In 2016, the contest was settled by a touchdown when the Huskers curated hosting duties and handed Minnesota a 24-17 loss. The last four meetings have been split down the middle with each side taking two wins.


Nebraska Cornhuskers at Minnesota Golden Gophers Overview

Both teams come into this contest on the heels of a loss. For Nebraska, it was one that was filled with heartbreak. The Cornhuskers hosted the Northwestern Wildcats in Lincoln last week and came up on the short end of an overtime battle. The final score was 31-24, stilling the Sea of Red as a result.

The Gophers come in off their second straight loss and it was one they would like to forget. Minnesota will have to go another year without the Little Brown Jug as when they were pummeled 33-10 in the Big House at the hands of rival Michigan.

Minnesota at Nebraska Betting Trends

  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in their previous six matches.
  • Nebraska is 1-3 SU in their last four contests.
  • Minnesota has not generated an at-the-spread win in three games.
  • Under is 5-0 ATS in Nebraska’s last five outings against a team with a losing record.

Public Money Consensus

Out of the gate, we have seen the public taking a liking to the Gophers and thus the price has risen by half of a point. To further reinforce this notion, we have seen 72% of the cash and 64% of the tickets come in with the Gophers in this market. In Over/Under markets, the figure has also risen by just half of a point to its current station. The movements reveal action coming in on the Over.

Nebraska Cornhuskers at Minnesota Golden Gophers Prediction

Situationally, this scenario offers value on the Cornhuskers be that the number is one that is an underdog-friendly one. The 2.5-point spot is one that is designed to attract attention and action on the favorite be that if said outfit wins by a field goal, takers green up. So far, the public has bit the bait and this narrative is furthered by the notion that Nebraska comes in off an overtime loss; a popular fade target. However, Minnesota has been a dangerous team to trust as a favorite this year as they have failed to cover in three of four occasions they were asked to be the giver not the taker. The ingredients set up perfectly to back the Huskers.

Free Pick: 
Take Nebraska +2.5