The Wisconsin Badgers are double-digit favorites on the betting lines for Friday night as they take on the Michigan Wolverines in the quarterfinal round of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago.
Wisconsin faced Michigan once during the regular season, topping the Wolverines 69-64 but failing to cover the 10.5-point spread on the road in that contest. Wisconsin is 8-2 SU but just 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games against Michigan, with the OVER 4-1 in their five last matchups.
Michigan Wolverines vs Wisconsin Badgers Opening Odds and Betting Line
On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Wisconsin sat as -14.5-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline
Michigan Wolverines vs Wisconsin Badgers Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Wisconsin Badgers battles the Michigan Wolverines, currently sitting with a 16-15 mark (13-17 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 13-18 for the Wisconsin Badgers and 14-15 for the Michigan Wolverines.
How Michigan Wolverines vs Wisconsin Badgers Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up Wisconsin’s No. 48 nationally ranked offense (71.68 points per game) against a Michigan Wolverines defense that sits as the No. 87 at 63.77 PPG. The Wisconsin Badgers have been averaging 47.95% from the field, more than the Wolverines have managed so far this season (42.28% on average).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Michigan earned a 73-55 victory over Illinois on Thursday, getting 18 points from Aubrey Dawkins at United Center.
Wisconsin cruised to victory on Sunday, running Ohio State out of the gym and running up a 72-48 score at Value City Arena.