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    The Penn State Nittany Lions (15-11, 6-9 Big Ten) are 8-point favorites as they look to stop a six-game road losing streak when they visit the Minnesota Golden Gophers (7-16, 1-12 Big Ten) on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Williams Arena. The matchup airs at 9:00 PM ET on Big Ten Network. The point total is 133.5 for the matchup.

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    How do I watch Nittany Lions vs. Golden Gophers?

    • Game Day: Saturday, February 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Big Ten Network
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Arena: Williams Arena

    Betting Lines for Nittany Lions vs. Golden Gophers

    Penn State vs Minnesota Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Penn State -8 133.5

    Penn State Betting Stats & Information

    • Penn State has won 80% of its games this season when the moneyline favorite (12-3).
    • The Nittany Lions have not played a game with moneyline odds of -386 or shorter.
    • The Nittany Lions have a 14-12-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 8-point underdogs this year, the Golden Gophers are 6-5-1 against the spread.
    • Penn State’s average total in matchups this year has been 141.8, 8.3 points higher than the over/under in this particular game.

    Minnesota Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Minnesota has won two out of the 18 games, or 11.1%, in which it has been the underdog.
    • The Golden Gophers have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +307 moneyline set for this game.
    • So far this season, the Golden Gophers have put together a 9-13-1 record against the spread.
    • The Golden Gophers are 6-5-1 against the spread when an underdog by 8 points or more this season.
    • The average over/under for Minnesota’s games this year is 3.4 fewer points than the point total of 133.5 for this outing.

    Penn State vs. Minnesota Season Stat Comparison

    Penn State Rank Penn State AVG Minnesota AVG Minnesota Rank
    144th 73.2 Points Scored 60.9 356th
    147th 68.7 Points Allowed 69.2 166th
    288th 29.8 Rebounds 30.7 249th
    363rd 4.8 Off. Rebounds 7 298th
    4th 10.9 3pt Made 5.9 317th
    93rd 14.4 Assists 13.7 142nd
    3rd 8.3 Turnovers 12.3 211th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Penn State Nittany Lions Leaders

    • Jalen Pickett leads the Nittany Lions in points, rebounds and assists, scoring 18.1 points, pulling down 7.4 rebounds and distributing 7 assists per game.
    • The Nittany Lions get the most three-point shooting production out of Andrew Funk, who makes three threes per game.

    Minnesota Golden Gophers Leaders

    • Dawson Garcia puts up 14.9 points and 6.3 rebounds per game for the Golden Gophers, making him the leading scorer and rebounder on the team.
    • Ta’Lon Cooper’s assist statline leads Minnesota; he racks up 5.7 assists per game.
    • Jamison Battle is dependable from distance and leads the Golden Gophers with 2.1 made threes per game.

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