Michigan Wolverines vs Wisconsin Badgers Odds
The Wisconsin Badgers will hit the floor running against the visiting Michigan Wolverines Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Wisconsin will face the 21-2 Wolverines, who own a 13-8-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Badgers are 8-11 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wolverines are 12-10 favoring the OVER.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Wisconsin sat as 1-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 43-rated Badgers and the No. 17-ranked Wolverines, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 83-77 result in favor of the Wolverines.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Wisconsin's No. 88-rated squad against Michigan's No. 121-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Wisconsin rates No. 45 in the country with 7.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 17 nationally with 8.4 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Michigan owns the country's No. 132-rated mark, allowing 67.3 points per game on the highway. Wisconsin, on the other hand, rates No. 153 in scoring at home.
Michigan was a 76-74 winner in its last match at home against Ohio State. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites. Michigan got 23 points from Tim Hardaway Jr. en route to a 76-74 victory over Ohio State on Tuesday at Crisler Arena.
Wisconsin won its last outing, a 74-70 result against Iowa on February 6. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. Wisconsin got 18 points from Ben Brust en route to a 74-70 victory over Iowa on Wednesday at Kohl Center.
Michigan Wolverines Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Michigan State are 5-5
After playing Ohio State are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Iowa are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Wolverines at Badgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Michigan's last 5 games when playing on the road against Wisconsin
Michigan is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Michigan's last 8 games on the road
Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Wisconsin
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisconsin's last 5 games when playing at home against Michigan
Wisconsin is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Michigan
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisconsin's last 5 games when playing Michigan
Wisconsin is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Michigan
Michigan at Michigan State, Tuesday, February 12
Wisconsin at Minnesota, Thursday, February 14