Saturday's game between the Minnesota Golden Gophers (2-1) and the South Carolina Upstate Spartans (2-2) at Williams Arena should be a lopsided matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 82-67 and heavily favors Minnesota to come out on top. Tipoff is at 2:00 PM ET on November 18.

According to our computer prediction, Minnesota is projected to cover the spread (12.5) against South Carolina Upstate. The two sides are projected to go over the 142.5 total.

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Minnesota vs. South Carolina Upstate Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • TV: Peacock
  • Where: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Venue: Williams Arena
  • Line: Minnesota -12.5
  • Point Total: 142.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Minnesota -750, South Carolina Upstate +525

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Minnesota vs. South Carolina Upstate Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Minnesota 82, South Carolina Upstate 67

Spread & Total Prediction for Minnesota vs. South Carolina Upstate

  • Pick ATS: Minnesota (-12.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (142.5)

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Minnesota Performance Insights

  • Minnesota was the ninth-worst team in the nation in points scored (62.9 per game) and 207th in points allowed (71) last year.
  • On the boards, the Golden Gophers were 283rd in the country in rebounds (29.9 per game) last season. They were 304th in rebounds conceded (33.2 per game).
  • With 14.7 assists per game last year, Minnesota was 62nd in college basketball.
  • Last season, the Golden Gophers were 299th in the country in 3-point makes (6.2 per game) and 273rd in 3-point percentage (32.5%).
  • Giving up 6.7 3-pointers per game and conceding 35.9% from beyond the arc last season, Minnesota was 111th and 308th in the country, respectively, in those categories.
  • Minnesota attempted 35.5% percent of its shots from beyond the arc last season, and 26.7% of its made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, it attempted 64.5% of its shots, with 73.3% of its makes coming from there.

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