After barely surviving in the Elite Eight and failing to cover a big spread at the online sportsbooks the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats will be back in action on Saturday as they face the Wisconsin Badgers in the Final Four in Indianapolis.
The No. 1 Wildcats were 11-point favorites against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the Elite Eight but came away with just a 68-66 win to claim the Midwest Region. The No. 1 Badgers were 1.5-point underdogs against the No. 2 Arizona Wildcats in the West Region final, winning that game 85-78.
Wisconsin Badgers vs Kentucky Wildcats Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Wisconsin Badgers will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 20-17-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Kentucky Wildcats are 20-16-2 ATS. Wisconsin Badgers are 18-20 on betting the total; Kentucky Wildcats are 15-23.
This game puts the Kentucky Wildcats, most recently No. 2 in the Odds – VSB
power rankings, up against the Wisconsin Badgers, who rate No. 5 in the latest survey.
How Wisconsin Badgers vs Kentucky Wildcats Stats Matchup
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Kentucky’s No. 10-rated squad against Wisconsin’s No. 163-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Kentucky rates No. 206 in the country with 5.26 per game, while their foes tonight, the Wisconsin Badgers rank No. 58 nationally with 7.21 per match.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Wisconsin got 29 points from Frank Kaminsky en route to a 85-78 victory over Arizona on Saturday at Staples Center.
The Wildcats got 25 points from Karl-Anthony Towns as Kentucky ran past Notre Dame 68-66 on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena.