Minnesota vs Nebraska: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 8, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 8, 2021

Two sliding teams square off when the Minnesota Golden Gophers host the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Monday, February 8 at 8:00 PM ET. The Cornhuskers are heavy,  underdogs as they look to break a three-game losing streak against the Golden Gophers, who have lost three straight. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 8, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Minnesota Betting Information

  • The Golden Gophers are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 7-8-1
  • The Golden Gophers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 11.5 points or more, going 2-1-1 this season.
  • 8 of 16 Minnesota games this season (50%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Minnesota Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Marcus Carr 18 19.9 4.2 5.3 1.1 0.1 2.1
Liam Robbins 18 13.6 7.1 1.0 0.7 2.7 0.9
Gabe Kalscheur 18 8.9 2.5 1.9 0.8 0.1 1.2
Both Gach 18 8.9 4.7 2.4 0.7 0.1 0.9
Brandon Johnson 17 8.3 6.1 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.6

Nebraska Betting Information

  • Nebraska has typically come up short ATS this season, with a 5-7 record.
  • For the third time this season, the Cornhuskers are at least a 11.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-1 against the spread.
  • Nebraska and its opponents have typically not covered the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 33.3% (4) of their 12 games played.
  • The Cornhuskers lost to Michigan State 66-56 but covered the spread as 12.5-point underdogs, while going under the 146 point total in their most recent game on Saturday. Trey McGowens totaled a team-high 13 points in the loss.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Nebraska Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Teddy Allen 13 17.2 4.9 1.3 1.8 0.1 2.1
Dalano Banton 13 12.1 6.8 4.8 1.2 1.0 0.8
Trey McGowens 13 11.5 4.2 1.8 1.5 0.1 1.1
Kobe Webster 13 7.5 1.6 1.2 0.5 0.1 1.4
Lat Mayen 13 7.5 4.7 0.7 0.5 0.7 1.6

Total Facts

  • Minnesota and its opponents have gone over Monday’s 146.5 total in nine out of 18 games (50%) this year.
  • In 46.2% of Nebraska’s games this season (6 of 13), the total points scored was higher than Monday’s 146.5-point over/under.
  • The Golden Gophers average 75.8 points per game against the Cornhuskers’ 73.5, totaling 2.8 points over the matchup’s over/under of 146.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 146.8 points per game, 0.3 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Golden Gophers games is 148.9 points, 2.4 more than the over/under of 146.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 0.7 points fewer than the average over/under in Cornhuskers games this season (147.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/8/2020 Minnesota Minnesota -16 145.5 -2359 +1038 Regular Season 107-75 MINN
2/13/2019 N/A Nebraska N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 62-61 NEB
12/5/2018 N/A Minnesota N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-78 MINN

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