Indiana vs Minnesota Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Wednesday, January 25, 2023

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The Minnesota Golden Gophers (7-11, 1-7 Big Ten) will try to halt a three-game losing skid when hosting the Indiana Hoosiers (13-6, 4-4 Big Ten) at 9:00 PM ET on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at Williams Arena.

Wednesday’s matchup between the Hoosiers and the Golden Gophers features the Hoosiers as double-digit 11-point favorites. The game has a point total of 136.5.

Indiana vs. Minnesota Odds

Point Spread for Indiana vs. Minnesota

The spread for this matchup is set at 11 points, with oddsmakers listing Indiana as the favorite.

Indiana vs. Minnesota Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Indiana has -633 odds to pick up the win, while Minnesota is listed at +458 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 136.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Arena: Williams Arena

Indiana vs. Minnesota Betting Trends

Indiana has nine wins against the spread in 19 games this season. The Hoosiers have been chosen as favorites in 12 games this year and have walked away with the win 10 times (83.3%) in those games. Indiana’s games this year have hit the over on 12 of 18 set point totals.

Minnesota has played 18 games, with eight wins, against the spread. The Golden Gophers have a 2-11 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 15.4% of those games). Minnesota has hit the over 27.8% of the time this year (five of 18 games with a set point total).

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Indiana vs. Minnesota Key Players to Watch


Trayce Jackson-Davis averages 19.4 points and 10.1 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also averaging 3.5 assists, shooting 59.9% from the floor. Jalen Hood-Schifino is tops on the Hoosiers at 4.4 assists per contest, while also putting up 4.2 rebounds and 12.5 points. Race Thompson is putting up 7.9 points, 1.1 assists and 5.7 rebounds per contest. Tamar Bates averages 8.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest, shooting 47.2% from the floor and 42% from beyond the arc with 1.5 made 3-pointers per game.


Ta’Lon Cooper is the Golden Gophers’ top assist man (5.7 per game), and he contributes 10.8 points and 4.5 rebounds. Dawson Garcia is the Golden Gophers’ top scorer (14.9 points per game) and rebounder (6.3), and posts 1.8 assists. The Golden Gophers receive 7.2 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game from Pharrel Payne. Jamison Battle gives the Golden Gophers 12.1 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest. He also puts up 0.8 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.

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What you need to know about the Indiana Hoosiers

With 79.2 points per game on offense, the Hoosiers are 35th in college basketball. Defensively, they allow 67.8 points per contest, which ranks 141st in college basketball. Indiana is grabbing 34.5 boards per game (64th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while allowing 29.4 rebounds per contest (89th-ranked).

In home games, the Hoosiers are averaging 12.4 more points per game (83.4) than they are in away games (71). Indiana is sinking 6.6 treys per game (268th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while owning a 38.1% three-point percentage (27th-ranked). The Hoosiers are giving up 7.6 threes per game (230th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opponents to shoot 34.4% (245th-ranked) from downtown.

The Hoosiers have a 3-7 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall over their past 10 contests. Seven of Indiana’s last 10 games have gone over the total. On the offensive side of the ball, Indiana has had a hard time putting the ball in the basket over its last 10 games, scoring 76.5 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 79.2 it has put up over the course of this season. Indiana’s points-allowed average over its past 10 games (73.9) is 6.1 more points per game than the team is allowing over the entire season (67.8).

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What you need to know about the Minnesota Golden Gophers

On offense, the Golden Gophers are the 11th-worst squad in the country (62.5 points per game). On defense, they are 127th (67.3 points allowed per game). In 2022-23, Minnesota is 240th in the country in rebounds (31 per game) and 309th in rebounds conceded (33.6).

The Golden Gophers are scoring fewer points at home (62.5 per game) than away (62.6). Beyond the arc, Minnesota is 281st in the nation in 3-pointers made per game (6.4). It is 282nd in 3-point percentage at 32.1%. Giving up 6.6 3-pointers per game and conceding 33.9% from downtown, the Golden Gophers are 102nd and 211th in the country, respectively, in those categories.

The Golden Gophers have a 4-6 record against the spread while finishing 3-7 overall over their last 10 contests. Three of Minnesota’s last 10 outings have hit the over. In its past 10 games, Minnesota is averaging 62 points per game, 0.5 fewer points than its season average (62.5). The Golden Gophers have fared worse defensively over their past 10 games, surrendering 68 points per contest, 0.7 more points their than season average of 67.3.

Indiana vs. Minnesota Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this contest is Indiana, and we predict that Minnesota will cover the spread (Indiana -11). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 136.5 points.

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How to bet Indiana vs. Minnesota

You can bet on Indiana vs. Minnesota at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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