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Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats Betting Odds and Trends

Northwestern Wildcats

vs

Wisconsin Badgers
Saturday, February 07, 2015 5:30 PM ET
Kohl Center

The Wisconsin Badgers will hit the floor running against the away Northwestern Wildcats Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Northwestern Wildcats vs Wisconsin Badgers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Wisconsin Badgers betting line opened as -19-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at BetOnline.

Northwestern Wildcats vs Wisconsin Badgers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wisconsin Badgers sit at 20-2 (12-9-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Northwestern Wildcats are currently 10-12 (12-8 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Wisconsin is 11-11 OU, and Northwestern is 10-6-1 OU.

This game puts the Wisconsin Badgers, most recently No. 7 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Northwestern Wildcats, who rate No. 176 in the latest survey.

How Northwestern Wildcats vs Wisconsin Badgers Stats Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Wisconsin's No. 29-ranked scoring average of 74.41 PPG, against a Northwestern Wildcats defense rated No. 88 and allowing 63.55 PPG. The Wisconsin Badgers FG% has averaged 49.05% to date this season, more than the Northwestern Wildcats shooters have managed so far (43.64% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Wildcats endured a 76-60 loss at the hands of the Cornhuskers on Tuesday, despite a 16-point effort from Alex Olah at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The Badgers got 23 points from Frank Kaminsky as Wisconsin ran past Indiana 92-78 on Tuesday at Kohl Center.

Northwestern Wildcats vs Wisconsin Badgers Betting Odds Trends

Northwestern is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
Northwestern is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Northwestern's last 8 games
Northwestern is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Wisconsin is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Wisconsin is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wisconsin's last 6 games
Wisconsin is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northwestern home to Michigan State, Tuesday, February 10th
Wisconsin at Nebraska, Tuesday, February 10th

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