Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats 02/21/2021 NCAAB Previews, Picks & Game Analysis
Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats 02/21/2021 – The Big 10 Conference play will continue to take its course as Wisconsin Badgers take on Northwestern Wildcats from Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Illinois. The Badgers are sitting at the sixth position in the Big Ten play as they trail Purdue in the fifth spot. As for the Wildcats, they are holding the second last spot in the Big Ten play. The Wildcats are struggling and one of the worst teams in the Big Ten play. The 2021 basketball betting websites were in favor of the Badgers in the past few games.
Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats 02/21/2021
|When:||Sunday, February 21, 7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois|
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— Wisconsin Basketball (@BadgerMBB) February 21, 2021
The Wisconsin Badgers are doing their best to get into the top five spots. Wisconsin is holding a 9-7 record on the season and they are 15-8 with their overall play. In their last game, they lost against Iowa Hawkeyes with a final score of 77-62. Wisconsin is touching an average of close to 70 points per game with their scoring offense. When it comes to rebounds, they are touching close to an average of 35 per game. Their defensive end is surrendering close to 64 points per game and they look forward to breaking their two-game losing streak.
Players to watch: D. Trice G (GP 23 MIN 32.9 PTS 13.5 REB 3.6 AST 4 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 1.6 FG% 40.2 FT% 78.6), M. Potter F (GP 23 MIN 21.9 PTS 12.1 REB 6.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 0.5 TO 1.6 FG% 50 FT% 82.5), A. Ford F (GP 23 MIN 26.3 PTS 9.2 REB 4.2 AST 1.1 STL 0.7 BLK 0.7 TO 1 FG% 41 FT% 78.6).
The Wildcats will enter this game riding the worst 12-game losing streak. Northwestern Wildcats are way too weak and they need to work on their overall performance if they want to win against a few opponents. In their last game, they lost against Illinois with a final score of 73-66. The Wildcats are touching an average of close to 73 points per game while their defense is almost giving up the same. When it comes to rebounds, they are touching close to 34 boards per game on average.
Players to watch: C. Audige G (GP 19 MIN 28.4 PTS 13.3 REB 3.6 AST 1.9 STL 1.5 BLK 0.4 TO 1.8 FG% 40.3 FT% 56.9), M. Kopp F (GP 19 MIN 31.9 PTS 12.1 REB 2.7 AST 1.3 STL 0.9 BLK 0.1 TO 1.3 FG% 43.6 FT% 85), P. Nance F (GP 19 MIN 27.6 PTS 11.9 REB 6.7 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 0.7 TO 1.3 FG% 50.8 FT% 77.4).
Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats Betting Predictions
Wisconsin is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisconsin’s last 5 games.
Wisconsin is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Wisconsin is 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Northwestern.
Badgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against Northwestern.
Northwestern is 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 games.
Wildcats are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northwestern’s last 6 games against Wisconsin.
Northwestern is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northwestern’s last 5 games when playing at home against Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats Betting Picks
There is no doubt that the Badgers hold the key to success in this game. The best sportsbook USA has predicted the Badgers to win. As for the Wildcats, they could hope for a better season next year with proper improvement.
Moneyline: The ML set for the Badgers is -280 and the ML set for the Wildcats is +240.
Spread: -6 (-110) is the spread set for the Badgers and +6 (-110) is the spread for the Wildcats.
Totals: Wisconsin Badgers 130 o (-110), Northwestern Wildcats 130 u (-110).
Score Prediction: 72-69, Badgers win.