Virginia Cavaliers vs Wisconsin Badgers Odds
The Wisconsin Badgers will hit the floor running against the visiting Virginia Cavaliers Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Cavaliers will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 3-2-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Badgers are 1-3 ATS. Virginia is 1-0 on the totals; Wisconsin is 2-0.
The visitors opened as 10.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 101 (Badgers) and the No. 178 (Cavaliers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-76 result in favor of the Badgers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Wisconsin has the nation's No. 66-rated offensive output, at 75.8 PPG. The visiting Cavaliers defense ranks No. 14 allowing on average 53 PPG. The Badgers FG% has averaged 44.4% so far, less than the Cavaliers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.2% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Virginia owns the country's No. 93-rated mark, allowing 63 points per game on the highway. Wisconsin, on the other hand, rates No. 88 in scoring at home.
Virginia won its last outing, an 80-64 result against North Texas on November 20. They covered in that game as a 6.5-point favorite. Justin Anderson scored 14 points leading the Cavaliers to an 80-64 victory over North Texas at John Paul Jones Arena on Tuesday.
Wisconsin won its last outing, a 77-70 result against Arkansas on November 24. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. Sam Dekker scored 19 points leading the Badgers to a 77-70 victory over Arkansas at Orleans Arena on Saturday.
Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Wisc-Green Bay are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Cavaliers at Badgers trends to consider:
Virginia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Virginia is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Wisconsin is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
Wisconsin is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
Virginia home to Wisc-Green Bay, Saturday, December 1
Wisconsin home to California, Sunday, December 2