Iowa vs Wisconsin: Big Ten Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The Big Ten conference tournament continues Friday as the No. 3 seed Iowa Hawkeyes (20-7) face off against the No. 6 seed Wisconsin Badgers (17-11) at Lucas Oil Stadium, starting at 9:00 PM ET on BTN. Iowa is a  favorite to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 12, 2021, 1:10 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Iowa Betting Information

  • Iowa is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 13-11.
  • The Hawkeyes have a winning record against the spread when favored by 4 points or more, going 10-7 this season.
  • The Hawkeyes and their opponents have hit the over in 13 of 24 games this season (54.2%).
  • The Badgers fell victim to the Hawkeyes 75-74 on Thursday in each team’s last outing. Aleem Ford led the Badgers with 17 points, and Luka Garza scored 21 points to lead the Hawkeyes. The Badgers covered the 5.5-point line, and the game went over the 134-point over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Iowa Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Luka Garza 27 23.8 8.7 1.7 0.5 1.6 1.4
Joe Wieskamp 27 15.0 6.6 1.5 1.0 0.3 2.4
Jordan Bohannon 27 10.5 3.3 4.5 0.6 0.0 2.6
CJ Fredrick 23 8.0 1.0 2.1 0.3 0.1 1.5
Keegan Murray 27 7.2 5.1 0.4 0.8 1.1 0.5

Wisconsin Betting Information

  • With a 12-15 record ATS, Wisconsin has not routinely covered the spread this season.
  • When playing as at least a 4-point underdog, the Badgers maintain an even 10-10 record against the spread.
  • 14 of the Badgers 27 games (51.9%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • The Hawkeyes defeated the Badgers 75-74 when they played on Thursday. Garza scored 21 points for the Hawkeyes, while Ford paced the Badgers with 17. The Badgers covered the 5.5-point spread, and the game cleared the 134 point total set for the contest.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Wisconsin Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
D’Mitrik Trice 28 13.5 3.4 4.1 0.9 0.0 1.9
Micah Potter 28 12.6 5.8 1.3 0.6 0.6 1.3
Brad Davison 28 9.4 3.5 2.3 1.2 0.0 1.9
Aleem Ford 28 8.8 4.0 1.1 0.6 0.5 1.5
Nate Reuvers 28 8.5 3.3 0.7 0.3 1.3 0.6

Total Facts

  • Iowa and its opponents have hit the over on Friday’s 142.5 total in 21 out of 27 games (77.8%) this season.
  • In eight out of Wisconsin’s 28 games this season (28.6%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Friday’s matchup.
  • The Hawkeyes average 85 points per game against the Badgers’ 70.1, totaling 12.6 points over the matchup’s total of 142.5.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 136.5 points per game, 6.0 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Hawkeyes have seen a 157.1 average over/under in their games this season, 14.6 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Badgers games have an over/under of 134.5 points this season, 8.0 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/7/2021 Iowa Iowa -7.5 142 -343 +271 Regular Season 77-73 IOWA
2/18/2021 Wisconsin Wisconsin -1.5 144 -123 +103 Regular Season 77-62 IOWA
1/27/2020 Iowa Iowa -6 135 -293 +229 Regular Season 68-62 IOWA
3/7/2019 N/A Wisconsin N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-45 WISC
11/30/2018 N/A Iowa N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 72-66 WISC

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