Michigan Hosts Wisconsin Tuesday on ESPN

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Michigan Wolverines NCAA Basketball Betting Odds, Picks and Preview

January 12th, 2021 NCAA Basketball, Sportsbook

Tuesday’s game of the night comes from the Big Ten Conference. Michigan has become one of the hottest teams with the College Basketball odds. Second-year coach Juwan Howard has shown the Midas Touch for his alma mater. Players respond to Howard and play a hard and full-court game. So too is Wisconsin a complete team. Namely, Greg Gard is a coach that always brings defense. This year UW has the added element of deadly 3-point shooting. Few coaches get more out of less than Gard. By contrast, Michigan always has good material. But Howard maximizes it.

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Michigan Wolverines Betting Information

Date and Time:Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 7 p.m. ET
Location:Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Wisconsin at Michigan TV Coverage:ESPN
Wisconsin at Michigan Odds at SBG Sportsbook:
TeamSpreadTotalML
Wisconsin+3½ (-110)134 (-110)+150
Michigan -3½ (-110)134 (-110)-170
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Wisconsin Badgers at Michigan Wolverines SBG Odds Overview

On this occasion, we get two of the toughest teams on the sportsbook board. Michigan has more name-brand recognition. Squares will like the home court angle.

Wisconsin Badgers Team Overview

Late on the Badgers have failed to cover three of their last five games. Six of their last eight cleared the total. Wisconsin is 10-2 straight up, 5-6-1 against the spread, and 8-4 over the total. Overall, the Badgers rank 101st for scoring offense and 25th for points allowed. Wisconsin ranks 5th nationally for 3-point field goal percentage.

D’Mitrik Trice leads UW with 14.8 points per game. While Micha Potter adds 12.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per contest.

Michigan Wolverines Team Overview

On the whole, the Wolverines are one of the hottest teams on the board. Michigan has paid in seven of their last eight games. Three of their last five went under the total. As a result, Michigan is 10-0 straight up, 8-2 against the spread, and 6-4 over the total. Nationally the Wolverines rank 27th for scoring offense and 106th for points allowed. Michigan ranks 6th for field goal percentage. And 19th for free throw percentage. Defensively they rank 12th defending opposition field goals.

First in scoring for Michigan is Hunter Dickinson with 18.0 points and 8.1 rebounds per game.

Wisconsin Badgers at Michigan Wolverines vs. The Line

The Badgers are:

  • 20-19-4 against the spread in all games
  • 12-10-3 in Big Ten Conference matchups
  • 7-6-1 on the board in away games
  • 23-19-1 over the total
  • 14-10-1 to the over in Big Ten matchups
  • 5-9 under the number in away games

The Wolverines are:

  • 24-16-1 against the spread overall
  • 14-9-1 vs. the odds at home
  • 13-11-1 on the board against the Big Ten
  • 23-18 over the total in all games
  • 14-11 to the over against the Big Ten
  • 13-11 over the number at home

Wisconsin at Michigan Head-to-Head vs. Spread

Michigan has paid in seven of their last 10 against the Badgers. Only two of the last 8 in this series went over. Specifically, at home, the Wolverines are 3-1 ATS over Wisconsin. Two of the last three in this series at Michigan stayed under.

Wisconsin Badgers at Michigan Wolverines SBG Free Picks

As was previously noted Michigan has had the College basketball odds value advantage against Wisconsin. It follows that the Wolverines are in top form on the hardwood. And at the payout window too.

Wisconsin at Michigan SBG Best Bet: Michigan Wolverines.

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