Indiana betting: Badgers underdogs
The Indiana Hoosiers have lost 10 games in a row against the Wisconsin Badgers as those two Big Ten schools prepare to hit the hardwood at Assembly Hall in Bloomington on Tuesday night.
Indiana is 0-10 SU and 2-8 ATS over its past 10 games against Wisconsin dating back to 2008, including a 79-71 loss as a 1-point favorite in last year's Big Ten Tournament. Three of the past four meetings between the schools have been OVER results.
This season, the Hoosiers are 15-1 overall and 9-5 ATS, while the Badgers are 12-4 and 5-9 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Indiana boasts a 6-5-1 on the OU, and Wisconsin is 5-7.
The Badgers were listed as 12.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including . Watch for the opening over under number (134.5) at 5Dimes later today.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 1 (Hoosiers) and the No. 54 (Badgers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 95-84 result in favor of the Hoosiers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Badgers rank No. 83 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.8 per game. That compares with Indiana’s No. 11 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Indiana is college basketball's No. 56-ranked team at 7.6 per game, while the Badgers rate No. 49 with 7.8 per game.
Defensively, Wisconsin features the nation's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.3 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 nationally in scoring at home.
Wisconsin was a 74-51 winner in their most recent outing at home against Illinois. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites. Wisconsin cruised to victory on Saturday, running Illinois out of the gym and running up a 74-51 score at Kohl Center.
Indiana was an 88-81 winner in its last match at home against Minnesota. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. Victor Oladipo scored 20 points leading the Hoosiers to an 88-81 victory over Minnesota at Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall on Saturday.
Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Iowa are 9-1
After playing Illinois are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Northwestern are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 2-8
After a win are 9-1
A few Badgers at Hoosiers trends to consider:
Wisconsin is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Wisconsin's last 9 games on the road
Wisconsin is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Wisconsin is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana's last 7 games when playing Wisconsin
Indiana is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Wisconsin
Wisconsin at Iowa, Saturday, January 19
Indiana at Northwestern, Sunday, January 20