Nebraska vs Wisconsin Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/21/2020
Game: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Wisconsin Badgers
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Location: Kohl Center in Madison, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Wisconsin -14.5
The Nebraska Cornhuskers head to Kohl Center to take on the Wisconsin Badgers on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 14.5 point favorites.
Nebraska heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-11. They currently have a point differential of -2.3 as they are averaging 72.6 points per contest while giving up 74.8 per game. Wisconsin has an overall record of 11-7. They are averaging 66.5 points per game and surrendering 60.2, good for a point differential of 6.3.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 9-9-0 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 10-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 8-10-0 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 7-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
01/17/20 G Jervay Green Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Indiana U
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/21/19 C Joe Hedstrom Knee is out for season
11/22/19 F Micah Potter Eligibility is out indefinitely
11/05/19 C Owen Hamilton Back is out indefinitely
Haanif Cheatham averages 12.7 points per contest in 33.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%. Cam Mack comes into this game averaging 12.9 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per night. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Kobe King averages 10.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Nate Reuvers scores 14.2 points per contest while playing 27.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.4 rebounds per contest and has 0.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers allow 74.8 points per contest which is 299th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 204th and 35th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.2 rebounds a game which ranks 349th, and they allow 13.8 assists per game which puts them in 260th place in D-1. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 206th in Division 1. Nebraska averages 72.6 points per contest, which is 146th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 274th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 170th in the nation. They average 35.8 boards per contest and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 183rd and 86th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 331st with 11.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers give up 60.2 points per game, which ranks them 14th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 122nd and 242nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 45th with 10.6 dimes allowed per game and 57th with 32.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Badgers are 52nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest. Wisconsin is 296th in the country with 66.5 points per contest this season. They are 218th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.3. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 216th in the country. They are 271st in the nation in rebounding with 33.8 boards per contest and 305th in assists per game with 11.3. The Badgers are 342nd in turnovers per contest with 10.6.
The Cornhuskers are 249th in the nation in offensive rating with 98. In terms of pace they are 74th in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 246th. As a team they are 299th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 90th in Division 1. Nebraska is 341st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions.
Wisconsin is 310th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Badgers have an offensive rating of 103.3, which is ranked 137th. They are 347th in D-1 in pace with 63.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 187th. As a unit they are 152nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 57th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Nebraska +14.5 and over 130.5 total points
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