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Minnesota vs. Penn State NCAA Basketball Picks, Preview and Betting Predictions (Wednesday, March 9th, 2022)

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions

Two struggling teams from the Big 10 Conference play will square off from Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Golden Gophers are in the 13th position on the table after a poor performance this season. The Nittany Lions are slightly better at the 12th spot. Both teams struggled to make ends meet and failed to get past most of their opponents. The March Madness 2022 betting line has a winner based on the recent betting trends and betting odds.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Information

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Time: 8:30 PM ET
Location: Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV Coverage: BTN

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Minnesota +1.5 (-107) 128.5 o (-107) +125
Penn State -1.5 (-107) 128.5 u (-107) -167
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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions CashBet Wagering Analysis

The Golden Gophers are holding a miserable 4-16 conference record. Overall, the Gophers are holding a 13-16 record on the season. The Lions have won seven of their 20 conference games and are holding a 13-16 overall record on the season. Penn State will try to take advantage of the Gophers at their home court.

Minnesota’s Four-Game Losing Streak

The Gophers dropped their last four games on the season and are coming off a 75-62 defeat against the Northwestern Wildcats. Minnesota has Jameson Battle as their lead scorer with an average of 17.4 points per game. The Gophers are shooting at 45.1 percent with their field goal attempts. From the rebounding department, Battle has taken the lead once again with 6.3 boards while Peyton Willis is the leader in assists with 36.2.

Penn State’s Three-Game Losing Streak

The Nittany Lions are slightly better than the Golden Gophers but they are riding a three-game losing streak. The Lions failed to win against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in their last game with a 59-58 final score. The lead scorer with an average of 12.8 points is Jalen Pickett. The Lions are shooting at an average of 40.2 percent with their field goal attempts. Pickett is also the leading rebounder with 10.3 boards per game.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Against the Spread

Minnesota are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games. Golden Gophers are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games. Minnesota is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against Penn State. Minnesota is 2-11 SU in their last 13 games this season. Golden Gophers are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.

Penn State is 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Penn State’s last 7 games. Penn State is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games. The total has gone OVER in 5 of Penn State’s last 6 games against Minnesota. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Penn State’s last 5 games this season.

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions CashBet Free Pick

The Big 10 betting picks are intact for the Lions to win this game at home and cover the spread. Penn State has a better offensive unit and their defense is strong enough to prevent the Gophers from scoring in big numbers.

Minnesota vs. Penn State CashBet Best Bet:

Penn State Nittany Lions.

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