Wisconsin Badgers vs Creighton Bluejays in college hoops odds
Creighton Bluejays vs Wisconsin Badgers Odds
The visiting Creighton Bluejays hope to send their backers to the pay window on Friday as they look to cover the spread at Orleans Arena against the Wisconsin Badgers.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Orleans Arena.
Wisconsin will face the 4-0 Bluejays, who own a 2-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Badgers are 1-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bluejays are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Wisconsin sat as 1-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Badgers, most recently No. 43 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bluejays, who rate No. 105 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 96-92 victory for the Bluejays.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bluejays is ranked No. 120 in NCAA hoops at 37.5 per game. Contrast that with Wisconsin’s No. 68 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wisconsin is the No. 26-ranked team in the country at 9.2 per game, while Creighton rates No. 41 at 8.5 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Creighton owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Wisconsin, on the other hand, rates No. 68 in scoring at home.
Creighton was a 105-57 winner in their most recent outing at home against Longwood. The battle between the Bluejays and Lancers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Longwood was handed a 105-57 defeat on Tuesday at CenturyLink Center.
Wisconsin was an 88-43 winner in their most recent outing at home against Presbyterian. Wisconsin cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Presbyterian out of the gym and running up an 88-43 score at Kohl Center.
Creighton Bluejays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Virginia are 0-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Bluejays at Badgers trends to consider:
Wisconsin is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
Creighton home to Boise State, Wednesday, November 28
Wisconsin home to Virginia, Wednesday, November 28