Wisconsin looks to cover the Badgers-Boilermakers pointspread on Tuesday and improve its overall 8-5 mark when they host Purdue in college basketball betting action.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The 8-5 and 4-9 ATS Wisconsin Badgers will face the 12-1 Purdue Boilermakers, who own a 7-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Wisconsin Badgers are 8-5 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Purdue Boilermakers are 3-6.
According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 64-ranked Wisconsin Badgers and the No. 12-rated Purdue Boilermakers in this matchup.
Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Wisconsin's No. 184-ranked scoring average of 70.54 PPG, against a Purdue Boilermakers defense rated No. 6 and allowing 58.62 PPG. The Wisconsin Badgers FG% has averaged 41.8% to date this season, less than the Purdue Boilermakers shooters have managed so far (47% per game).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Purdue got 21 points and 21 rebounds from A.J. Hammons en route to a 68-55 victory over Vanderbilt on Tuesday at Mackey Arena.
The Badgers got 24 points from Nigel Hayes as Wisconsin ran past Wisc-Green Bay 84-79 on Wednesday at Kohl Center.
Next Betting Matchups
Purdue home to Iowa, Saturday, January 2nd
Wisconsin at Rutgers, Saturday, January 2nd
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