- The Minnesota Golden Gophers are favored to beat the Maryland Terrapins by 20-points as the road team.
- The Maryland Terrapins have a 3-2 record all-time against the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
- The O/U total for the Minnesota-Maryland game is 61.5.
COLLEGE PARK, MD. – The Big Ten’s second week of play should bring college football bettors another week of thrilling betting action. The opening game of Big Ten play this week features a matchup between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Maryland Terrapins.
Both teams come into this game having lost their season openers and are on the hunt for their first win.
The last time the Golden Gophers-Terrapins faced each other, Minnesota won that matchup by a score of 52-10. That win snapped Maryland’s two-game winning streak over the Golden Gophers, but the Terrapins still own the overall series 3-2.
The college football betting odds for this matchup favor the Minnesota Golden Gophers winning big over Maryland under the Friday Night Lights.
Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Maryland Terrapins Odds
- Spread: -19.5
- Moneyline: Minnesota Golden Gophers (-1100) vs. Maryland Terrapins (+650)
- O/U: 61.5
The Golden Gophers are heavy favorites to beat Maryland as the road team and rightfully so. Minnesota came into the season ranked but their first loss to the Michigan Wolverines knocked them out of the top 25.
Those looking to take the odds-on Maryland covering the spread tonight should know that they are 1-5 ATS in their last six games as they’re currently riding an eight-game losing streak overall.
The SU odds give the Golden Gophers a major advantage over Terrapins as Maryland has lost their last eight in Big Ten Conference play as well. Meanwhile, the Golden Gophers boast a 5-1 SU record in their last six games as the visitor.
The 61.5-point total for this game is likely to go Over, as Minnesota has a potent offense that can put points on the board especially against a weak Maryland defense. The Over has hit in seven of the Golden Gophers last eight games and that trend should be expected to continue on Friday.
The Golden Gophers-Terrapins matchup is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. EST and will be broadcasted by ESPN. Legal sports betting sites will be taking in pre-game wagers until kickoff. After that, live betting will be an option for viewers and bettors.
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