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Wisconsin Badgers vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Wisconsin when they take on the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
This game is part of the Big Ten Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at United Center.
Indiana battles the Badgers, currently sitting with a 22-10 mark (13-17 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 13-14-1 for the Hoosiers and 14-14 for the Badgers.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Indiana sat as 6-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Hoosiers and the No. 25-ranked Badgers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 85-76 result in favor of the Hoosiers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Indiana's No. 18-rated squad against Wisconsin's No. 69-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Indiana rates No. 59 in the country with 7.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 50 nationally with 7.6 per match.
Defensively, Wisconsin features the nation's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.8 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 nationally in scoring at home.
Wisconsin won its last outing, a 68-59 result against Michigan on March 15. They covered in that game as a 2-point underdog. Wisconsin got 16 points from Traevon Jackson en route to a 68-59 victory over Michigan on Friday at United Center.
Indiana won its last outing, an 80-64 result against Illinois on March 15. They covered in that game as a 10-point favorite. Indiana got 24 points from Cody Zeller en route to an 80-64 victory over Illinois on Friday at United Center.
Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Michigan are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing Illinois are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
A few Badgers at Hoosiers trends to consider:
Indiana is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games
Indiana is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Wisconsin
Indiana is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Wisconsin