Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Welsh Ryan Arena
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The Wisconsin Badgers travel to Welsh Ryan Arena to play the Northwestern Wildcats on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has Northwestern as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 135.
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The Badgers come into this game with an overall record of 9-8 and a road record of 1-2. They are 6-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-8. The Wildcats have an overall record of 14-3 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 6-7 and they are 6-6 against the spread.
Nigel Hayes comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Badgers. He pulls down 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Bronson Koenig averages 13.9 points per game in 35.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Wisconsin. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Bryant McIntosh averages 15.4 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 7.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Tre Demps averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Wisconsin averages 68.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 241st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 223rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 200th in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 97th and 282nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 42nd with 11.2 per game. The Badgers allow 63.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 149th and 299th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 235th in the Division 1.
Northwestern averages 77.2 points per game this year which ranks them 82nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 40th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 74th in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 18 assists per contest which ranks them 73rd and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 15th with 10.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 64.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 70th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 82nd and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 257th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in college basketball.
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 6-10 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 9-8 against the over/under
Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 6-6 against the spread
The Northwestern Wildcats are 6-7 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/14/15 G Riley Dearring Personal has left team
12/04/15 G Brevin Pritzl Foot out indefinitely
11/13/15 F Andy Van Vliet Eligibility out for season
Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
12/27/15 C Alex Olah Foot out indefinitely
11/11/15 F Vic Law Shoulder out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Wisconsin
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