Northwestern vs Minnesota: Big Ten Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 10, 2021

The Big Ten conference tournament continues Wednesday as the No. 12 seed Northwestern Wildcats (9-14) face off against the No. 13 seed Minnesota Golden Gophers (13-14) at Lucas Oil Stadium, starting at 6:30 PM ET on BTN. Northwestern is a  favorite to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 10, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Northwestern Betting Information

  • The Wildcats are an even 9-9-1 against the spread this season.
  • The Wildcats have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 2 points, going 1-2 this season.
  • In 47.4% of their games this season (9/19), the Wildcats and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • In their last game, the Wildcats got a team-high 14 points from Chase Audige on the way to a 79-78 victory against Nebraska on Sunday. They were favored by 7 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 157 points to hit the over on the 140.5 point total.

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

Northwestern Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Chase Audige 23 12.6 3.5 1.9 1.5 0.4 1.7
Pete Nance 23 11.3 6.6 1.7 0.6 0.7 1.0
Miller Kopp 23 11.3 3.0 1.2 1.0 0.1 1.4
Boo Buie 23 10.5 2.3 4.0 0.6 0.0 1.7
Ryan Young 23 7.9 4.8 1.4 0.5 0.4 0.0

Minnesota Betting Information

  • With a 9-14-1 record ATS, Minnesota has not routinely covered the spread this season.
  • The Golden Gophers only hold a 4-5-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 2-point underdog.
  • Half of Minnesota’s 24 games this season have topped the 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 27 19.6 3.9 4.9 1.3 0.1 2.1
Liam Robbins 23 11.7 6.6 1.1 0.7 2.7 0.7
Gabe Kalscheur 21 9.2 2.9 1.8 0.8 0.1 1.3
Brandon Johnson 26 9.1 6.1 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5
Jamal Mashburn, Jr. 27 7.7 1.6 1.5 0.4 0.1 0.8

Total Facts

  • Northwestern and its opponents have gone over Wednesday’s 141.5 total in 11 out of 23 games (47.8%) this year.
  • In Minnesota’s games this year, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Wednesday’s matchup total in 16 out of 27 matchups (59.3%).
  • The Wildcats average 71.3 points per game against the Golden Gophers’ 73.2, totaling 3.0 points over the matchup’s total of 141.5.
  • This matchup’s over/under is 3.4 fewer points than the 144.9 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Wildcats games is 142.2 points, 0.7 more than the over/under of 141.5 points for this contest.
  • Golden Gophers games have a total points bet of 147.2 points this season, 5.7 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/25/2021 Minnesota Minnesota -5 142 -225 +180 Regular Season 67-59 NWSTRN
3/11/2020 Minnesota Neutral Court -8 135 -388 +295 Conference Tournament 74-57 MINN
2/23/2020 Minnesota Northwestern -4 132.5 -193 +157 Regular Season 83-57 MINN
1/5/2020 Minnesota Minnesota -12.5 135.5 -966 +589 Regular Season 77-68 MINN
2/28/2019 N/A Northwestern N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 62-50 MINN

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