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Wisconsin vs. Michigan Predictions, Odds

  • January 12, 2020
  • By David Schwab

The big showdown in the Big Ten on Tuesday night pits the No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers on the road against the No. 10 Michigan Wolverines. Game time from Crisler Center is 7 p.m. (ET) with ESPN carrying the national broadcast.



Wisconsin-Michigan Betting Odds

Line Movements

  • Spread: Michigan -3
  • Money-Line: TBD
  • Total: 133.5

Odds Subject to Change

The Wolverines get the nod as favorites at home with the opening three-point spread. The total for the game has been set at 133.5 points.

The Badgers are 4-1 straight-up in Big Ten play with a bad six-point home loss to Maryland as -9.5-point favorites on Dec. 28. They're 10-2 SU overall while going an even 6-6 against the spread.

The total has gone OVER in six of their last eight outings. Wisconsin has the slight 6-4 edge SU in its last 10 games against Michigan. However, it slips to just 2-5 ATS over the last seven meetings. The total has stayed UNDER in six of its last eight road games against the Wolverines.

Michigan continues to impress with its SU 10-game winning streak to start the season. It's been able to cover the closing number as a favorite in seven of its last eight games. The total has stayed UNDER in three of its last five contests. The total has gone OVER in 10 of the Wolverines’ last 15 games.


Betting Analysis – Wisconsin Badgers

Straight Up - SU, Against the Spread - ATS, Over-Under (O/U)

  • SU: 10-2
  • ATS: 5-6-1
  • SU - Home: 9-1
  • SU - Away: 1-1
  • O/U: 8-4

Wisconsin needed double overtime to get past Indiana 80-73 last Thursday as a nine-point home favorite. D’Mitrik Trice led the way with 21 points.

The senior guard has been the team’s leading scorer with an average of 14.8 points per game. He also leads the way in assists with 3.7 a game. Forward Micah Potter is one of five Badgers scoring in double figures with 12.5 PPG. He is also the team’s most effective shooter (43.3%) from three-point range.

Wisconsin is averaging 76.5 points a game and shooting 46.3% from the field. It has been able to convert on 41.4% of its shots outside the three-point line. Defensively, 33 of the team’s 35 rebounds a game is on this end of the court. The Badgers are holding opponents to 61.5 PPG.

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