Wednesday, December 2, 2015
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The Wisconsin Badgers travel to Carrier Dome to play the Syracuse Orange on Wednesday, December 2, 2015. The opening line for this game has Syracuse as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Badgers come into this game with an overall record of 4-3 and a road record of 0-1. They are 1-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-2. The Orange have an overall record of 6-0 and a home record of 3-0. They have an over/under record of 4-1 and they are 3-2 against the spread.
Bronson Koenig comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Badgers. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Nigel Hayes averages 14.9 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Wisconsin. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Michael Gbinije averages 19.7 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year for the Orange. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Trevor Cooney averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 38.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Wisconsin averages 72.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 180th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 213th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 257th in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game which ranks them 133rd and 236th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 9.7 per game. The Badgers allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 94th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 45% average from behind the arc ranking them 230th and 344th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32 rebounds a game which ranks 47th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 42nd place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 230th in the Division 1.
Syracuse averages 73 points per game this year which ranks them 167th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 168th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 36th in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 114th and 128th respectively. In the turnover department the Orange rank 267th with 14.5 per game. The Orange allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 47th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 228th and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 253rd place in the nation. The Orange force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 151st in college basketball.
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 1-6 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 5-2 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 3-2 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 4-1 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/01/15 G Brevin Pritzl Foot "?" Wednesday vs. Syracuse
11/13/15 F Andy Van Vliet Eligibility out for season
Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Wisconsin
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