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Bet Cornhuskers To Continue Home Streak Against Gophers

Nebraska will be the favorite in the NCAA basketball lines when it tries to reach 20 victories for the second time since 2007-08 on Sunday against visiting Minnesota in a Big Ten battle.

The Cornhuskers, who won 22 games in 2017-18, have won 10 straight at home and are 8-0 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Big Ten games. Nebraska, a good bet to make its first NCAA Tournament since 2014, has won three in a row.

Bet Cornhuskers To Continue Home Streak Against Gophers
Bet Cornhuskers To Continue Home Streak Against Gophers

Keisei Tominaga scored 20 in the 85-70 win at Indiana on Wednesday and the Japan native drained 15 of 33 attempts from 3-point range the last five games if you bet sports online.

Minnesota also has a chance at an NCAA bid after winning five of its last seven games to reach 17 victories, but is 2-5 in Big Ten road contests. The Golden Gophers won their last two outings at home against Rutgers and Ohio State.


Minnesota vs Nebraska Game Information

  1. Game: Minnesota (17-9, 8-7 Big Ten) vs Nebraska (19-8, 9-7)
  2. Location: Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Neb.
  3. Day/Time: Sunday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m. ET
  4. Minnesota vs Nebraska Live Stream: TBS.com


Nebraska is a 7-point favoriet in the college basketball odds to extend its home winning streak to 11 when surging Minnesota pays a visit on Sunday night. The Golden Gophers have won the last two meetings, including a 76-65 victory on Dec. 6 in Minneapolis. However, Nebraska is 16-1 at home in Lincoln, losing only to cross-state rival Creighton.

Minnesota vs Nebraska Spreads and Odds

  1. Minnesota is 9-0 ATS in the last nine games and 23-3 on the season..
  2. Over bettors are 4-2 at the sportsbook in the last six Cornhuskers games and 18-9 for the season.
  3. Golden Gophers junior guard Elijah Hawkins averaged 20 points the last two games – more than double his season mark (9.1).
  4. Nebraska junior guard Brice Williams had 18 points against Indiana on Wednesday – his most since dropping in 22 versus Rutgers or Jan. 17.
  5. Minnesota has connected on 40 of 86 attempts from 3-point range over the past four contests.
  6. The Cornhuskers are 14-1 as the favorite this season.
  7. The over is 4-0 in the Golden Gophers’ last four games as a road underdog.
  8. Nebraska is 8-0 ATS in its last eight home court outings.

Minnesota vs Nebraska Over/Under Pick: Over 147 (-110)

Nebraska has scored at least 79 in four of its last six games and Minnesota recorded at least 81 in three of the past four.

Minnesota vs Nebraska Pick ATS: Gophers +7 (-110)

The Golden Gophers have paid off their loyal ATS bettors all season long and there is no reason they can’t keep the game relatively close.

Minnesota vs Nebraska Moneyline Pick: Nebraska (-290)

The Cornhuskers have been tough at home and Tominaga is on a roll of late, averaging 19.6 points his last five outings — more than five among his season mark.

Minnesota vs Nebraska Player Prop: Pharrel Payne 12+ points (+135)

The Minnesota forward averaged 18 points and 7.5 rebounds the last two games.

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Minnesota vs Nebraska Prediction

Nebraska 77, Minnesota 72: The Golden Gophers could be tough, especially if Garcia (19.5 points per the last four games), freshman Cam Christie and Payne get going. However, Nebraska will be determined to improve its NCAAB Tournament odds with another home win.



Questions of the Day

Which team will make more 3-pointers in the game?

Nebraska. Minnesota is averaging 10 makes from beyond the arc the last four games, but the Cornhuskers have made the most in Big Ten play (155).

Which team has distributed the ball better this season?

Minnesota. The Golden Gophers are averaging 18.4 assists per game – second in the league – and Nebraska just 15.5.

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