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Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats 01/18/2022 Betting Preview, Spread and Game Analysis

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Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats 01-18-2022 Betting Preview Spread and Game Analysis

Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats 01/18/2022 – The Wisconsin Badgers will take the road in this game to square off against the Northwestern Wildcats from Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Illinois. The Badgers are second in the Big 10 Conference play and they enter this game riding a hot six-game winning streak. The Northwestern Wildcats are at the 10th spot and they enter this game with a winning record. The online sportsbook picks have turned towards the Badgers to win this game and cover the spread with ease.

Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats 01/18/2022

When:Tuesday, January 18, 9:00 PM ET
Where:Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois
TV:BIG Network
Stream:Sofascore
Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats 01/18/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Wisconsin Badgers-1 (-110)140.5 o (-110)-133
Northwestern Wildcats+1 (-110)140.5 u (-110)+110
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Wisconsin Badgers

The Wisconsin Badgers are holding a neat 5-1 conference record and are 14-2 with their overall play. The Badgers are behind Illinois and are ahead of the Spartans. In their last game, they took out the Ohio State Buckeyes with a final score of 78-68. Wisconsin is average at 72.2 points per game with their offense and is giving up 65.1 to opponents. From the rebounding department, the Badgers are closing in at 36.1 boards per game. Johnny Davis is the bright spot for the Badgers.

Players to watch: J. Davis G (GP 14, MIN 34.8, PTS 21.7, REB 7.5, AST 2.6, STL 1.4, BLK 0.7, TO 2.2, FG% 43.5, FT% 80.7, 3P% 32.3), B. Davison G (GP 16, MIN 33.7, PTS 15.2, REB 4.1, AST 1.9, STL 0.7, BLK 0, TO 0.8, FG% 39.6, FT% 85.7, 3P% 35.1), T. Wahl F (GP 16, MIN 28.5, PTS 10.8, REB 5.4, AST 1.7, STL 0.9, BLK 1.1, TO 1, FG% 52, FT% 70.7, 3P% 9.5).

Northwestern Wildcats

The Wildcats have a long way to make up for their loss as they are holding a 2-4 conference record. Overall, they are holding a 9-6 record on the season. The Wildcats are coming off a big win against the Michigan State Spartans in their last game. Northwestern scored 64 and gave up 62 in return. The Wildcats are reaching an average of 77.7 points per game and are giving up 67.2 to opponents. When it comes to rebounds, they are closing in at 38.6 boards per game. Pete Nance and Boo Blue are the bright spots for the Wildcats.

Players to watch: P. Nance F (GP 14, MIN 27.1, PTS 17.1, REB 7.7, AST 2.8, STL 0.5, BLK 1.6, TO 1.3, FG% 51.1, FT% 76.6, 3P% 45.7), B. Buie G (GP 15, MIN 30.9, PTS 14.6, REB 2.7, AST 5.7, STL 0.8, BLK 0.1, TO 2.2, FG% 38.3, FT% 80.4, 3P% 32.6), C. Audige G (GP 8, MIN 26.6, PTS 11.8, REB 5.1, AST 1.9, STL 1.8, BLK 0.6, TO 1, FG% 36.7, FT% 81.3, 3P% 24.3).

Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats Betting Predictions

Trends

Wisconsin Badgers

Wisconsin are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Wisconsin’s last 6 games.
Wisconsin are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
Wisconsin are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Northwestern.
Badgers are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against Northwestern.

Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northwestern’s last 5 games.
Northwestern are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northwestern’s last 5 games against Wisconsin.
Northwestern are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games at home.

Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats Betting Picks

Summary: The Wildcats might be scoring more, but the Badgers are an efficient team. Take Wisconsin to win this game and cover the spread with the best basketball betting lines on their side.

Moneyline: -133 is the ML for the Badgers and +110 is the ML for the Wildcats.

ATS: A spread of -1 (-110) is out for the Badgers and a spread of +1 (-110) is out for the Wildcats.

Totals: Over 140.5 (-110) is set for Wisconsin and Under 140.5 (-110) is set for the Wildcats.

Score Prediction: 70-67, Badgers win.