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Wisconsin Badgers home to Rebels in NCAAB betting action

UNLV RebelsWisconsin Badgers
Dec 10, 2:00 PM | Kohl Center

UNLV Rebels vs Wisconsin Badgers Odds

9-1TEAM RECORD7-2

Wisconsin looks to cover the Badgers-Rebels pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 7-2 mark when they host UNLV in college basketball action.

Wisconsin battles the Rebels, currently sitting with a 9-1 mark (5-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-5 for the Badgers and 5-3 for the Rebels.

View UNLV vs Wisconsin Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting UNLV before tip-off in this one will find them as 8.5-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 11-ranked Badgers and the No. 99-rated Rebels in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 90-82 win for the Badgers on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Rebels is ranked No. 33 in NCAA hoops at 40 per game. Contrast that with Wisconsin’s No. 104 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wisconsin is the No. 9-ranked team in the country at 9.3 per game, while UNLV rates No. 26 at 8.5 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UNLV owns the country's No. 336-rated mark, allowing 85.7 points per game on the highway. Wisconsin, on the other hand, rates No. 192 in scoring at home.

UNLV was a 94-50 winner in its last match at home against Cal State San Marcos. The battle between the Rebels and Cougars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Cal State San Marcos was handed a 94-50 defeat on Wednesday at Thomas & Mack Center.

Wisconsin won its last outing, a 70-42 result against Wisc-Green Bay on December 7. They covered in that game as a 20-point favorite. The battle between the Badgers and Phoenix didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Wisc-Green Bay was handed a 70-42 defeat on Wednesday at Kohl Center.

UNLV Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Texas El Paso are 2-2
After a win are 8-2

Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Wisc-Milwaukee are 7-3
After playing Wisc-Green Bay are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

A few Rebels at Badgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of UNLV's last 5 games on the road
UNLV is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Wisconsin is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wisconsin's last 5 games
Wisconsin is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
UNLV home to Texas El Paso, Wednesday, December 14
Wisconsin at Wisc-Milwaukee, Tuesday, December 13

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