Minnesota vs Northwestern Football Odds

The Golden Gophers will play the Wildcats on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023. The matchup takes place at Ryan Field. Watch this exciting Week 4 matchup at 7:30 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on BTN.

Learn more about College Football betting with our handy tutorial and guide. We explain spread, total and money line bets.


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Key Matchup Stats

We're now well into the 2023 college football season. Week 4 action features a matchup between Minnesota and Northwestern taking place at Ryan Field. The following are some key season stats to help you size up this game.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Minnesota has a 98.33 conference power ranking for the 2023 season. The conference power ranking for Northwestern is 97.33.
  • Away Minnesota - Heading into Week 4, Minnesota currently has a 0-1 record as an away team for the 2023 regular season. This ranks them 2nd in the Big Ten Conference for away team wins. Watch this stat carefully as the season progresses.
  • Home Northwestern - Northwestern has a 1-0 record as a home team. Looking ahead to this 2023 Week 4 matchup, they rank 2nd in the Big Ten Conference for home team wins. Like the Minnesota away record and ranking, you should continually keep tabs on this stat.
  • Points Scored - For the 2023 season, Minnesota ranks 6th (51) in the Big Ten Conference, with Northwestern currently ranking 5th (59) for points scored in the Big Ten Conference.
  • Points Against - Also in 2023, Minnesota stands 6th (47) in the Big Ten Conference for points scored by opponents in 2023. Northwestern sits at 3rd (69) in the Big Ten Conference for points against in the 2023 season so far.
  • Team Records - Minnesota has a 2-1 overall record for the 2023 regular season, with Northwestern currently 1-2 for the 2023 NCAAF regular season.

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Get ready for a wild ride as the Minnesota Gophers face off against the Northwestern Wildcats... in a crucial Week 4 showdown at Ryan Field. The atmosphere will be electric... as these two teams battle it out for early-season dominance.

According to the SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings, Minnesota holds a slight edge with a rating of 98.33... compared to Northwestern's 97.33. It's going to be a close one!

Minnesota enters the game with a 2-1 record, looking to build on their early success... while Northwestern is eager to bounce back from a disappointing 1-2 start. The stakes couldn't be higher!

If you're feeling lucky, bet this game at BetWay, BetRivers, or BetMGM... and don't forget to review this game's prop bets for some extra excitement. It's time to compare the odds below and make your move!

In this clash of titans, expect both teams to leave it all on the field... with explosive plays, fierce tackles, and a battle for every yard. It's a matchup you won't want to miss!

So mark your calendars for September 23rd, 2023... and get ready for an unforgettable Saturday of college football. Minnesota versus Northwestern, it's going to be a game for the ages!

Best Golden Gophers at Wildcats Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Northwestern
Favorite

Minnesota
Minnesota has a -10.5 -112 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Northwestern has a +11.5 -115 point spread at BetMGM VA. Northwestern is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 39 points. Risk $112 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 39.5 points. Risk $105 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Northwestern
Favorite

Minnesota
Minnesota is the -400 moneyline favorite. Risk $400 to win $100 on Minnesota at BetMGM. Northwestern is the +355 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $355 on Northwestern. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Minnesota vs Northwestern College Football game on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023?

Minnesota is a -10.5 -112 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Northwestern is a +11.5 -115 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Minnesota vs Northwestern College Football game on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023?

The best over line is 39 -112 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $112 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 39.5 -105 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $105 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Minnesota vs Northwestern College Football game on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023?

Minnesota is a -400 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Northwestern is a +355 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

College Football Odds Example

College Football Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Minnesota
Northwestern
9/23/23 7:30pm EDT
-10.5 -112+10.5 -109
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Underdog Northwestern - Northwestern bettors risk $100 to win $91.74 at -109 odds.

A +10.5 Northwestern underdog bet wins if they lose by 10 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 11 or more.

Favorite Minnesota - Minnesota bettors risk $100 to win $89.29 at -112 odds.

A -10.5 Minnesota favorite bet wins if they win by 11 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 10 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Minnesota at Northwestern Prop Bets

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College Football Prop Bets
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Minnesota
Northwestern
First Team To Score
9/23/23 7:30pm EDT
-240+170Bet
Minnesota
Northwestern
Tie
First to 35 Points
9/23/23 7:30pm EDT
+380+4000-770Bet
Minnesota
To Score First & Win
MINN at NU
9/23/23 7:30pm EDT
Yes -165No +123Bet

Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 4
Minnesota vs Northwestern
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
NU 37, MINN 34 (OT)
Ryan Field
Northwestern by 3
2022
Week 11
Northwestern vs Minnesota
Saturday, November 12th, 2022
MINN 31, NU 3
Huntington Bank Stadium
Minnesota by 28
2021
Week 9
Minnesota vs Northwestern
Saturday, October 30th, 2021
MINN 41, NU 14
Ryan Field
Minnesota by 27
2019
Week 13
Minnesota vs Northwestern
Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
MINN 38, NW 22
Ryan Field
Minnesota by 16

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - Minnesota, Northwestern
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
Northwestern5-40.556852872935-12-3W4
Minnesota3-60.333672723474-31-4W1

Minnesota & Northwestern Futures Odds

Latest NCAA Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review odds for other teams and learn the best College Football bets.

Minnesota Championship Odds
2024-25 Minnesota NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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Minnesota
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Northwestern Championship Odds
2024-25 Northwestern NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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Northwestern
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Team Schedules & Results


2023-24 Minnesota Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Nebraska vs
Minnesota
MINN 13, NEB 10
Thursday, August 31st, 2023
Week 2Eastern Michigan vs
Minnesota
MINN 25, EMU 6
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Minnesota vs
North Carolina
UNC 31, MINN 13
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Minnesota vs
Northwestern
NU 37, MINN 34 (OT)
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Louisiana vs
Minnesota
MINN 35, UL 24
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Michigan vs
Minnesota
MICH 52, MINN 10
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 8Minnesota vs
Iowa
MINN 12, IOWA 10
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 9Michigan State vs
Minnesota
MINN 27, MSU 12
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10Illinois vs
Minnesota
ILL 27, MINN 26
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Minnesota vs
Purdue
PUR 49, MINN 30
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Minnesota vs
Ohio State
OSU 37, MINN 3
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Wisconsin vs
Minnesota
WIS 28, MINN 14
Saturday, November 25th, 2023
BowlsBowling Green vs
Minnesota
Quick Lane Bowl
MINN 30, BGSU 24
Tuesday, December 26th, 2023


2023-24 Northwestern Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Northwestern vs
Rutgers
RUTG 24, NU 7
Sunday, September 3rd, 2023
Week 2UTEP vs
Northwestern
NU 38, UTEP 7
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Northwestern vs
Duke
DUKE 38, NU 14
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Minnesota vs
Northwestern
NU 37, MINN 34 (OT)
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Penn State vs
Northwestern
PSU 41, NU 13
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Howard vs
Northwestern
NU 23, HOW 20
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 8Northwestern vs
Nebraska
NEB 17, NU 9
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 9Maryland vs
Northwestern
NU 33, MD 27
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10Iowa vs
Northwestern
IOWA 10, NU 7
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Northwestern vs
Wisconsin
NU 24, WIS 10
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Purdue vs
Northwestern
NU 23, PUR 15
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Northwestern vs
Illinois
NU 45, ILL 43
Saturday, November 25th, 2023
BowlsUtah vs
Northwestern
Srs Distribution Las Vegas Bowl
NU 14, UTAH 7
Saturday, December 23rd, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Minnesota vs Northwestern College Football Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023 at 7:30 pm EDT, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Football page, look for the Minnesota vs Northwestern Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Football page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Minnesota vs Northwestern Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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