Purdue vs Wisconsin NCAAB Lines & Expert Analysis

Purdue vs Wisconsin NCAAB Lines & Expert Analysis

Written by on January 11, 2019

Purdue takes on Wisconsin in what’s already a key matchup in the insanely deep Big Ten. At 9-6, the Boilermakers can’t afford to fall further behind teams like Wisconsin, Michigan, Michigan State, Indiana, and Maryland. Can Purdue pull off the upset? Check out analysis and NCAAB odds.

Purdue vs Wisconsin NCAAB Lines & Expert Analysis

Why Purdue Boilermakers are a good bet -4.5?

Before running into Michigan State on Jan. 8, the Boilermakers had been on a 3-game winning streak. They had beaten Ohio 95-67, Belmont, 73-62, and Iowa 86-70.

The Boilermakers face a difficult task on Friday night. However, they can get it done. Purdue’s good enough to take down the Badgers on the road. They must step it up. Knowing this, they’ll work hard enough to at least cover the spread.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Points/G: 77.6
  • Field Goal %: 45.2
  • 3-Point %: 36.2
  • Free Throw %: 73.1
  • Rebounds/G: 35.9
Defense:
  • Points/G: 69.3
  • Field Goal %: 43.3
  • 3-Point %: 36.6
  • Free Throw %: 76.9
  • Rebounds/G: 27.3

Why Wisconsin Badgers are a good bet -4.5?

Wisconsin hasn’t played their best basketball in their last 4, but they did win and cover against Penn State on the road as a -2.5 favorite. The Badgers beat the Nittany Lions 71-52.

Wisconsin is 3-4 ATS at home. They’re ready for Purdue, though, after battling Virginia, beating North Carolina State, and losing to Marquette in overtime earlier this season. The Boilermakers are desperate, but Wisconsin’s just the better basketball team.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Points/G: 74.5
  • Field Goal %: 48.7
  • 3-Point %: 38.5
  • Free Throw %: 67.2
  • Rebounds/G: 34.7
Defense:
  • Points/G: 62.2
  • Field Goal %: 40.9
  • 3-Point %: 30.6
  • Free Throw %: 64.8
  • Rebounds/G: 30

NCAAB Betting Trends for Purdue vs Wisconsin

  • Purdue is 2-6 ATS in the last 8 games
  • Purdue is 16-8 SU in the last 24 games
  • The total went OVER in 4 of Purdue’s last 6 games
  • Wisconsin is 14-7 ATS in the last 21 games
  • Wisconsin is 11-4 SU in the last 15 games
  • The total went OVER in 6 of Wisconsin’s last 8 games at home

Purdue vs Wisconsin Final NCAAB Analysis:

This is a really important game for the Purdue Boilermakers. For the first time in what seems like forever, Purdue could get locked out of the NCAA Men’s Collee Basketball Tournament before mid-January. Too many good teams exist in the Big Ten for everyone to go.

Unfortunately, Wisconsin always plays their Big Ten rivals tough. You don’t go 8-2 ATS in the deepest conference in the nation unless you turn on the switch. The Boilermakers have owned he head-to-head, but the Badgers are ready. Wisconsin wins and covers.<?p>

NCAAB Betting Pick: Wisconsin Badgers -4.5

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