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Feb 23, 9:00 PM | Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Wisconsin Badgers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Odds

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Wisconsin pays a visit to Iowa on Thursday, hoping to send the Hawkeyes to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

The Badgers will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 13-11 ATS against the number this season, while the Hawkeyes are 12-10 ATS. Wisconsin is 10-14 on the totals; Iowa is 13-8-1.

View Wisconsin vs Iowa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Badgers listed as 5-point favorites

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hawkeyes - Badgers odds would favor the Badgers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Iowa is rated No. 202 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Wisconsin is at No. 35. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 78-67 win for the Badgers.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Iowa's No. 57 nationally ranked offense (73.6 points per game) against a Badgers defense that sits as the No. 1 at 51.1 PPG. The Hawkeyes have been averaging 45.2% from the field, more than the Badgers have managed so far this season (42.3% on average).

Defensively, Wisconsin features the nation's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 55.7 points per game. Iowa, meanwhile, comes in at No. 68 nationally in scoring at home.

Wisconsin was a 65-55 winner in its last match at home against Penn State. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as favorites. Wisconsin got 15 points from Josh Gasser en route to a 65-55 victory over Penn State on Sunday at Kohl Center.

Iowa was a 78-66 winner in their most recent outing at home against Indiana. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Iowa got 30 points from Matt Gatens en route to a 78-66 victory over Indiana on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Ohio State are 9-1
After playing Penn State are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Illinois are 2-8
After playing Indiana are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Badgers at Hawkeyes trends to consider:
Wisconsin is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wisconsin's last 5 games on the road
Wisconsin is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Iowa
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisconsin's last 7 games when playing on the road against Iowa
Iowa is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iowa's last 7 games when playing at home against Wisconsin
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games when playing Wisconsin

Next up:
Wisconsin at Ohio State, Sunday, February 26
Iowa at Illinois, Sunday, February 26

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