The Minnesota Golden Gophers were 7-1 and sitting pretty in the Big Ten at the end of October. Then, they four in a row and fell to 7-5 and a date with the Kansas Jayhawks December 31 at Sun Devil Stadium.
The 7-5 teams will battle for the Insight Bowl.
Oddsmakers currently have the Jayhawks listed as 8½-point favorites versus the Golden Gophers, while the game’s total is sitting at 60.
Todd Reesing’s TD pass to Kerry Meier with 33 seconds remaining gave
The Jayhawks covered the 16.5-point spread, while the combined score played OVER the posted total of 70.
Kansas: 7-5 SU, 6-5 ATS
Minnesota most recently:
When playing in December are 3-4
When playing on grass are 2-8
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 6-4
Kansas most recently:
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 7 games
Minnesota is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas’s last 6 games
Kansas is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
Kansas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games