Game: Iowa @ Minnesota
Minnesota is playing Iowa in a classic Sunday afternoon Big 10 match up.
For today’s game I will be looking at the 1st half only. After diving into the numbers – I found an interesting trend regarding Minnesota Big 10 1st Halves.
As you can see from the visual above, there have been 2 Minnesota Big 10 games where the 1st half scored eclipsed 70.5 (Wisconsin & Penn St). In fact in Minnestoa Big 10 games this season, the average points scored in the 1st half is 63.
Another important piece of information is this is an early Sunday start time. I’m predicting both teams will come out slow and need some time to find their rhythm.
Iowa and Minnesota both average right around 70 possessions per game – meaning neither team plays at a high pace. I’m counting on Daniel Oturu and the Golden Gophers to step up defensively – roll with the 1st half under on this beautiful Sunday afternoon.
Official Pick: Iowa @ Minnesota 1st Half Under 70.5 Points