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Penn State Nittany Lions visit Wisconsin Badgers in NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Wisconsin Badgers will look to improve on a 16-3 record on Tuesday when they host the Penn State Nittany Lions in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Kohl Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Wisconsin Badgers betting line opened as -15-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Penn State Nittany Lions vs Wisconsin Badgers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 16-3 and 9-7 ATS Wisconsin Badgers will face the 11-9 Penn State Nittany Lions, who own a 11-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Wisconsin Badgers are 7-9 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Penn State Nittany Lions are 6-11.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 7-ranked Wisconsin Badgers and the No. 165-rated Penn State Nittany Lions in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Wisconsin's No. 100-ranked scoring average of 76.37 PPG, against a Penn State Nittany Lions defense rated No. 100 and allowing 69.7 PPG. The Wisconsin Badgers FG% has averaged 48.03% to date this season, more than the Penn State Nittany Lions shooters have managed so far (40.91% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Penn State was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Purdue and falling by a 77-52 score at Mackey Arena.

Minnesota was victimized for 28 points and 28 rebounds by Ethan Happ as the Badgers bested the Golden Gophers 78-76 in college basketball action on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Penn State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Penn State's last 6 games
  • Penn State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Penn State is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • Wisconsin is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Wisconsin is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
  • Wisconsin is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Wisconsin is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Penn State home to Illinois, Saturday, January 28th
Wisconsin at Rutgers, Saturday, January 28th