Iowa Hawkeyes vs Wisconsin Badgers 02/18/2021 Basketball Betting, Picks & Spread
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Wisconsin Badgers 02/18/2021 – Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin will play host to Iowa Hawkeyes and Wisconsin Badgers as they enter a Big 12 Conference play. The Hawkeyes will enter this game as they sit at fourth place in the Big 12 play. Iowa will look forward to building on their two-game winning streak. Wisconsin Badgers, on the other hand, are just one step below at the fifth spot. The Badgers will enter this game with a losing record and they look forward to retaining their spot ahead of Purdue. The online betting odds are out as these teams battle to increase their conference record.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Wisconsin Badgers 02/18/2021
|When:||Thursday, February 18, 7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Kohl Center, Madison, Wisconsin|
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The Iowa Hawkeyes are holding a 9-5 conference record and are 15-6 with their overall play. The Hawkeyes are trailing Ohio State Buckeyes in the third spot and they look forward to making it past the Badgers. In their last game, Iowa defeated Michigan State Spartans with a final score of 88-58. The Hawkeyes are holding the 11th rank in the country and they have one of the best offensive units to help them get past opponents. Luka Garza is the leader for the Hawkeyes with scoring and he seems to be a major advantage on the squad.
Players to watch: L. Garza C (GP 21 MIN 30.1 PTS 24.5 REB 8.4 AST 1.8 STL 0.5 BLK 1.6 TO 1.4 FG% 56.2 FT% 70.3), J. Wieskamp G (GP 21 MIN 28.8 PTS 15.4 REB 6.7 AST 1.4 STL 1 BLK 0.2 TO 1.2 FG% 50.2 FT% 70.4), J. Bohannon G (GP 21 MIN 28.7 PTS 10 REB 3.2 AST 4.6 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 1.4 FG% 39.4 FT% 89.7).
The Wisconsin Badgers are currently holding a 9-6 record in their conference play and are 15-7 with their overall record. In their last game, the Badgers were unable to get past Michigan Wolverines. Wisconsin scored 59 and gave up 67 in return. The Badgers are holding the 21st spot in the country and they have the potential to get past some big opponents. Wisconsin has a neat defensive unit that has been their major advantage this season. The Badgers will do their best to make it to the top.
Players to watch: D. Trice G (GP 22 MIN 32.7 PTS 13.6 REB 3.6 AST 3.7 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 1.6 FG% 41.4 FT% 78.8), M. Potter F (GP 22 MIN 21.5 PTS 11.6 REB 5.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 0.5 TO 1.6 FG% 49.7 FT% 81.4), A. Ford F (GP 22 MIN 26 PTS 9.3 REB 4.1 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 0.6 TO 1 FG% 42.1 FT% 78.6).
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Wisconsin Badgers Betting Predictions
Iowa is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iowa’s last 7 games.
Iowa is 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
Iowa is 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games against Wisconsin.
Hawkeyes are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games against Wisconsin.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisconsin’s last 6 games.
Wisconsin is 12-6 SU in their last 18 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisconsin’s last 6 games against Iowa.
Wisconsin is 17-3 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Wisconsin is 13-2 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against Iowa.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Wisconsin Badgers Betting Picks
The best sportsbook odds are up and running and the predictions are in favor of the Hawkeyes to win this game and cover the spread. Wisconsin will not make it easy for the Hawkeyes, but they will struggle to prevent those extra points.
Moneyline: The ML for the Hawkeyes is -125 and the ML for the Badgers is +105.
Spread: A spread of -1 (-107) is set for Iowa and a spread of +1 (-107) is set for Wisconsin.
Totals: The total will go over 148 (-107) for Iowa and the same will go under for the Badgers.
Score Prediction: 76-72, Hawkeyes win.