Penn State Nittany Lions vs Wisconsin Badgers Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Wisconsin Badgers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Odds
The Penn State Nittany Lions will be trying to slam the Wisconsin Badgers on Sunday when the teams tip off at Bryce Jordan Center in college betting action.
The Nittany Lions sport records of 10-19 and 13-12 ATS heading into this battle, while the Badgers have 20-10 and 12-16 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 13-11 for the Nittany Lions and 12-14 for the Badgers.
The visitors opened as 9.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 25-rated Wisconsin taking on the No. 250-rated Nittany Lions in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 73-56 win for the Badgers on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Penn State's No. 300-ranked offense, averaging 61.5 PPG, against a Badgers defense that ranks No. 9 at 55.9 PPG. The Nittany Lions field goal percentage has averaged 39.1% so far, less than the Badgers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.5% per game.
Defensively, Wisconsin features the nation's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.7 points per game. Penn State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 285 nationally in scoring at home.
Wisconsin was a 58-43 loser in its last match on the road against Michigan State. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. The Badgers endured a 58-43 loss at the hands of the Spartans on Thursday, despite a 10-point effort from Ben Brust at Breslin Center.
Penn State won its last outing, a 66-59 result against Northwestern on March 7. They covered in that game as a 5-point underdog. Penn State earned a 66-59 victory over Northwestern on Thursday, getting 18 points from Jermaine Marshall at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
After playing Michigan State are 9-1
After a loss are 8-2
Penn State Nittany Lions Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
After playing Northwestern are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
A few Badgers at Nittany Lions trends to consider:
Wisconsin is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Penn State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisconsin's last 6 games when playing on the road against Penn State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wisconsin's last 5 games on the road
Wisconsin is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Penn State's last 6 games when playing at home against Wisconsin
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Penn State's last 11 games when playing Wisconsin
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Penn State's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Penn State's last 7 games at home