Oklahoma vs. Minnesota odds: 2019 college basketball picks, Nov. 9 predictions from proven model
The SportsLine projection model has a pick for the clash between Oklahoma and Minnesota. Here are the results:
The Minnesota Golden Gophers will take on the Oklahoma Sooners at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday at Sanford Pentagon in an early-season college basketball matchup. Both teams began their seasons with victories and also covered. It's the first meeting between the programs since 2004. The Sooners are 14-2-1 against the spread against non-conference opponents since the start of last season. Meanwhile, Minnesota is 6-3 against the spread in its last nine games. The Sooners are favored by 4.5 points in the latest Minnesota vs. Oklahoma odds, while the over-under is set at 143.5. Before entering any Oklahoma vs. Minnesota picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
The model, which simulates every game 10,000 times, has crushed its top-rated against the spread college basketball picks the past three years, returning $2,770 to $100 players. It began the 2019-20 season hitting 60 percent of its top-rated spread selections.
Now, it has simulated Minnesota vs. Oklahoma 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning under, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.
Minnesota simply couldn't be stopped in its season opener, as the Golden Gophers easily beat Cleveland State 85-50 as 22-point home favorites. Marcus Carr (18), Payton Willis (17), Daniel Oturu (16) and Alihan Demir (10) all scored in double-figures in the victory. Oturu also chipped in 10 rebounds for his ninth career double-double while Carr and Willis both had eight assists. The Golden Gophers went 13-for-29 from 3-point range in the victory and shot a staggering 54.4 percent from the floor. Minnesota will be looking to make its third NCAA Tournament appearance in the last four seasons and a neutral-site win over Oklahoma would get Richard Pitino's squad off on the right foot.
Meanwhile, the Sooners took down UT-San Antonio 85-67, covering as 13-point favorites, in their home opener. OU's success was spearheaded by the efforts of guard De'Vion Harmon, who had 23 points, and guard Austin Reaves, who had 23 points along with six rebounds. Both were huge additions for the Sooners and getting them off to such a blazing start is a good sign for Lon Kruger's squad. Reaves joined the roster as a transfer from Wichita State and showed his ability to get to the rim by hitting 8-of-12 shots from inside the arc. And Harmon was a top-50 national prospect, according to 247Sports, who hit 8-of-13 from the floor and 3-for-6 from beyond the arc.
So who wins Oklahoma vs. Minnesota? And which side of the spread hits over 60 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine right now to see which side of the spread to back on Saturday, all from the advanced model that has crushed its college basketball picks.
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