8:05 pm
March 28

NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament: #6 Minnesota State v. #2 Minnesota

Who will WIN this matchup?

#6 Minnesota State (21-4-1)

#2 Minnesota (24-6)


Current odds:

Minnesota State: (+135)

Minnesota: (-165)


Minnesota State defeated Quinnipiac 4-3 in overtime in their first game.

Minnesota State (21-4-1 overall) faces #2 Minnesota (24-6-0) Sunday at the Budweiser Events
Center in Loveland, Colo., in the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey West Regional championship game. Faceoff between the Mavericks and the Gophers is slated for 7:00 p.m. CST Sunday’s winner advances the NCAA DI
Men’s Hockey Frozen Four in Pittsburgh, Pa., April 8 and 10.

In a series that dates back to the 1997-98 season, Minnesota State owns an 17-37-6
record vs. Minnesota. The Mavericks, who have won the last three games between the two schools, are 7-3-0
in the last ten meetings with the Gophers. Tonight’s game marks the first meeting between the two schools in
the NCAA tournament.

Minnesota defeated Omaha 7-2 in their first game on Saturday. Minnesota scored 3 goals in the first and second period of that game.

StreakSmarter Pick
#2 Minnesota