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Duke vs. Wisconsin: Title Game Betting

After pulling off the upset as an underdog on the college basketball odds in the Final Four on Saturday night the Wisconsin Badgers will be back on the floor on Monday night as they face the Duke Blue Devils in the NCAA Tournament championship game.

Wisconsin topped the previously-undefeated Kentucky Wildcats 71-64 in their national semifinal matchup on Saturday night, winning as 4.5-point underdogs on the college basketball odds in that game. The Blue Devils are coming off an 81-61 win over the Michigan State Spartans as a 5.5-point favorite in the Final Four.

[ The NCAA Tournament championship game between Duke and Wisconsin opened as a pick'em at the sportsbooks; check out Bovada for the latest odds for the March Madness title contest. ]

The Blue Devils and Badgers have already met once this season, with Duke winning 80-70 as a 4.5-point road underdog back on December 3 in an OVER at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Jahlil Okafor had 13 points for Duke in that victory, and Frank Kaminsky scored 17 points for Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Badgers vs Duke Blue Devils Odds and Stats

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Wisconsin Badgers have watched them go 36-3 and 21-17-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Duke Blue Devils are at 34-4 and 23-14-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Duke Blue Devils are 19-17, while the Wisconsin Badgers have a 19-20 mark.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 10-rated Duke Blue Devils and the No. 5-ranked Wisconsin Badgers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

How Wisconsin Badgers vs Duke Blue Devils Stats Matchup

The game also pits Duke's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 79.55 PPG, against a Badgers defense that ranks No. 11 at 57.92 PPG. The Blue Devils field goal percentage has averaged 50.23% so far, more than the Badgers marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.15% per game.

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Duke Blue Devils Betting Odds Trends

Duke 6-0 ATS last 6 games as underdog (5-1 SU including win at Wisconsin last Dec. 3)
Duke 0-3 SU last 3 games as underdog in tournament
Duke 20-2 SU last 22 games (both losses to Notre Dame)
Duke 5-1 SU & ATS last 6 Final Four games including championship
Duke 9-2 ATS last 11 games (5-0 ATS during tournament)
Wisconsin 6-0 SU last 6 games as favorite in tournament (4-2 ATS)
Wisconsin 5-0 ATS last 5 games vs. No. 1 seed in tournament (2-3 SU)
Wisconsin 21-1 SU last 22 games (11-10-1 ATS)
Wisconsin 19-1 SU last 20 games as favorite (9-10-1 ATS)
Wisconsin 7-3 ATS last 10 games
UNDER 8-2 in Duke's last 10 games (6-1 L7)
OVER 3-0 in last 3 meetings
OVER 5-1 in Duke's last 6 games as underdog
OVER 5-1 in Wisconsin's last 6 games
OVER 3-1 in Wisconsin's last 4 games vs. No. 1 seed in tournament
OVER 3-1 in Wisconsin's last 4 games as favorite

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Frank Kaminsky scored 20 points and helped out with 11 rebounds for Wisconsin on Saturday, leading the Badgers to a 71-64 victory over Kentucky at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Duke cruised to victory on Saturday, running Michigan State out of the gym and running up a 81-61 score at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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