Big Ten rivals will meet when the Minnesota Golden Gophers (2-1) meet the Northwestern Wildcats (1-2). Keep reading for a peek at the odds and best bets for this contest.

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When and Where is Minnesota vs. Northwestern?

  • Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • Channel: BTN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • City: Evanston, Illinois
  • Venue: Ryan Field

Best Moneyline Bet

  • Prediction: Minnesota 22, Northwestern 15
  • Minnesota has been the moneyline favorite just two other times so far this season, and they won both of the games.
  • The Golden Gophers have played as a moneyline favorite of -400 or shorter in only one game this season, which they won.
  • Northwestern lost the only game it has played as the underdog this season.
  • The Wildcats have played as an underdog of +310 or more once this season and lost that game.
  • Based on this matchup's moneyline, the Golden Gophers have an implied win probability of 80.0%.

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Against the Spread Pick

  • Pick ATS: Northwestern (+11.5)
  • Minnesota is winless against the spread this season.
  • In 2023, the Golden Gophers are winless against the spread when entering a game as a favorite of 11.5 points or more.
  • Entering play this week, Northwestern has one victory against the spread this season.
  • The Wildcats have been underdogs by 11.5 points or more one time this season and have not covered the spread once.

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Best Over/Under Pick

  • Pick OU: Under (39.5)
  • Minnesota and its opponents have combined to go over Saturday's over/under of 39.5 points once this season.
  • The over/under for the game of 39.5 is 2.8 points more than the combined points per game averages for Minnesota (17 points per game) and Northwestern (19.7 points per game).

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Splits Tables


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 47.8 45.5 52.5
Implied Total AVG 29.7 29.5 30
ATS Record 0-3-0 0-2-0 0-1-0
Over/Under Record 0-3-0 0-2-0 0-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 2-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 43.8 40 47.5
Implied Total AVG 26.5 21 32
ATS Record 1-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1

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