Heading into this early season contest, the Minnesota Gophers (8-8) will go up against the Miami Hurricanes (7-10) in Minneapolis on Monday, November 21 at Target Center. Still in the early part of the season, each of these teams will of course be searching for a win in this game as they look to set the tone for the rest of the year. Tipoff is at 7:00 PM CT, but you’re going to want to get your bets in now!
For context about Monday’s early-season matchup, how have the Gophers and the Hurricanes performed against each other in the past?
So far this season, these squads haven’t played yet and the T-Wolves are gearing up for their first collision with the Heat. In their previous meeting on October 4, 2022, the score was 111-121 in favor of the T-Wolves. In that game, the Gophers had a 43.18% field goal percentage and a 39.39% three pointer percentage, whereas the Hurricanes had a 50.6% field goal percentage and shot 28.57% from the perimenter. Elsewhere on the stat sheet, Minnesota totaled 39 rebounds and 22 assists while Miami had 49 boards and 25 assists.
Betting Preview for the Miami Hurricanes vs Minnesota Gophers NBA Game on November 21 2022
Where: Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota
When: Monday, November 21, 2022
Betting on the Miami Hurricanes
Record: 7-10 | Southeast Division Standing: 3
The Miami Hurricanes have had a bit of a mixed bag with regard to wins and losses lately and are 11th right now in their conference. In their most recent game they lost to the Orlando Magic, 113-107, in spite of the contributions of Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragic. To that end, Adebayo supplied 25 points (68.75 FG%) and 11 rebounds and Goran Dragic had 20 points (61.54 FG%). Check out our assessment further down to learn how this performance has informed their odds for the upcoming game against Minnesota on Monday.
Absences and Injuries
In terms of injuries, the Hurricanes will play without Jimmy Butler (Knee), Tyler Herro (Ankle), Udonis Haslem (Personal), Gabe Vincent (Knee), Victor Oladipo (Knee), and Omer Yurtseven (Ankle).
Betting on the Minnesota Gophers
Record: 8-8 | Northwest Division Standing: 4
The Minnesota Gophers beat the Detroit Pistons in their most recent game on Wednesday, 111-101, due to Karl-Anthony Towns’ exemplary effort, the squad conquered their opponents. Towns came up with 22 points (60.0 FG%) and 11 rebounds, whereas Jarrett Culver chipped in 10 points (50.0 FG%) and 10 rebounds. The T-Wolves are currently in 10th place in the conference. Make sure you read our evaluation of the odds for Monday’s game below and think about how the team’s recent form could influence their meeting versus Miami.
Absences and Injuries
The Gophers have no injured players ruled out.
Heat vs T-Wolves | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Minnesota Gophers (-390) at FanDuel
Coming into this game, the Minnesota Gophers are considered the favorite by many basketball fans and oddsmakers. The team comes into this game sporting a winning percentage of 40% in the last 10 games (four wins and six losses) while the winning percentage of the Miami Hurricanes on the other hand, is larger at 50% for this month (five wins and five losses).
Over/Under Pick: Over 216 Total Points (-110) at FanDuel
It is predicted that the total score for the game will be over 216.
The Minnesota Gophers have logged an average of 113.0 points a game in the 10 games since October 30, though the squad’s average per game when playing at home has been higher at 114.9. Alternatively, the Miami Hurricanes are recording 109.1 points per game so far this month.
Spread Pick: Miami Hurricanes +8.5 Points (-110) at FanDuel
The Miami Hurricanes will need to lose by less than the amount of the spread or win outright in order to cover.
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