NCAA hoops odds preview - Wisc-Milwaukee vs. Wisconsin
Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers vs Wisconsin Badgers Odds
The Wisconsin Badgers host Wisc-Milwaukee on Saturday, looking to build on their 7-4 mark against the 3-9 Panthers in college hoops action at Kohl Center.
The Badgers bring a 7-4 record (3-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 3-9 Panthers, who are 2-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Wisconsin go 3-4 so far and the Panthers go 3-4.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 92 (Badgers) and the No. 269 (Panthers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-57 result in favor of the Badgers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Wisconsin has the nation's No. 102-rated offensive output, at 71.9 PPG. The visiting Panthers defense ranks No. 244 allowing on average 69.3 PPG. The Badgers FG% has averaged 44.2% so far, more than the Panthers marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.6% per game.
Defensively, Wisc-Milwaukee features the nation's No. 198-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.8 points per game. Wisconsin, meanwhile, comes in at No. 103 nationally in scoring at home.
Wisc-Milwaukee was a 69-58 loser in their most recent outing at home against Tennessee Tech. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Wisc-Milwaukee suffered a 69-58 loss against Tennessee Tech on Saturday, getting 15 points from Jordan Aaron in a losing effort at U.S. Cellular Arena.
In their last action, Wisconsin was a 65-54 winner at home against Wisc-Green Bay. They failed to cover the 18-point spread as favorites. The Badgers grabbed a 65-54 win over the Phoenix on Wednesday, behind a 13-point effort from Ryan Evans at Kohl Center.
Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Tennessee Tech are 1-1
After a loss are 3-7
Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Wisc-Green Bay are 8-2
After a win are 4-6
A few Panthers at Badgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisc-Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing on the road against Wisconsin
Wisc-Milwaukee is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Wisc-Milwaukee is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Wisc-Milwaukee is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Wisconsin
Wisconsin is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Wisc-Milwaukee
Wisconsin is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Wisc-Milwaukee
Wisconsin is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisconsin's last 6 games when playing Wisc-Milwaukee
Wisc-Milwaukee home to Ohio Dominican, Saturday, December 29
Wisconsin home to Samford, Saturday, December 29