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Penn State Nittany Lions host Wisconsin Badgers in college basketball action

Wisconsin BadgersPenn State Nittany Lions
Jan 31, 8:00 PM | Bryce Jordan Center

Wisconsin Badgers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Odds

17-5TEAM RECORD10-12

Bryce Jordan Center will host Nittany Lions vs. Badgers action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.

The Nittany Lions sit at 10-12 (5-10-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Badgers are currently 17-5 (12-7 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Penn State is 7-10 OU, and Wisconsin is 7-12 OU.

View Wisconsin vs Penn State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Nittany Lions installed as 10-point underdogs in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Nittany Lions sit at No. 199 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Badgers sit at No. 33 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Badgers will win this game 76-58.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Penn State's No. 288 nationally ranked offense (62.5 points per game) against a Badgers defense that sits as the No. 1 at 49.6 PPG. The Nittany Lions have been averaging 38.3% from the field, less than the Badgers have managed so far this season (43.4% on average).

Defensively, Wisconsin features the nation's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 54.4 points per game. Penn State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 274 nationally in scoring at home.

Wisconsin was a 57-50 winner in their most recent outing at home against Indiana. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. Wisconsin earned a 57-50 victory over Indiana on Thursday, getting 13 points from Ben Brust at Kohl Center.

Penn State lost its last outing, a 78-54 result against Ohio State on January 25. They failed to cover in that game as a 21.5-point underdog. Penn State was run off the court by the Buckeyes on Wednesday as Ohio State routed them 78-54 at Value City Arena.

Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Ohio State are 9-1
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

Penn State Nittany Lions Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Iowa are 4-6
After playing Ohio State are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Badgers at Nittany Lions trends to consider:
Wisconsin is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Penn State
Wisconsin is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wisconsin's last 5 games when playing on the road against Penn State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Penn State's last 5 games when playing at home against Wisconsin
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Penn State's last 8 games when playing Wisconsin
Penn State is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Penn State's last 6 games

Next up:
Wisconsin home to Ohio State, Saturday, February 4
Penn State at Iowa, Saturday, February 4