Wolverines get a visit from Badgers
The Michigan Wolverines will be looking for a second straight SU and ATS victory over the Wisconsin Badgers when those schools meet in college basketball odds action on Sunday.
Michigan topped Wisconsin 77-70 as a 7.5-point road underdog on the college hoops betting lines when the schools met for the first time this season on January 18.
That was the third straight OVER result in games between Michigan and Wisconsin.
Supporters of the Badgers have watched them go 20-5 and 12-12-1 ATS on the year, while the Wolverines are at 18-6 and 12-9-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Wolverines are 13-9, while the Badgers have a 14-10 mark.
The Badgers were listed as 4.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 59-rated Wolverines and the No. 116-ranked Badgers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.
Wisconsin won its last outing, a 78-70 result against Minnesota on February 13. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. Ben Brust scored 20 points leading the Badgers to a 78-70 victory over Minnesota at Kohl Center on Thursday.
In their last action, Michigan was a 70-60 winner on the road against Ohio State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Michigan got 15 points from Nik Stauskas en route to a 70-60 victory over Ohio State on Tuesday at Value City Arena.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Badgers is ranked No. 205 in NCAA hoops at 33.24 per game. Contrast that with Michigan’s No. 210 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Michigan is the No. 15-ranked team in the country at 8.46 per game, while Wisconsin rates No. 40 at 7.72 per game.
A few Badgers at Wolverines trends to consider:
Wisconsin is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Wisconsin is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Wisconsin's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wisconsin's last 6 games
Michigan is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
Michigan is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Michigan's last 10 games
Michigan is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Wisconsin at Iowa, Saturday, February 22nd
Michigan at Michigan State, Sunday, February 23rd