Iowa vs Wisconsin: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 7, 2021

A game after he put up 26 points in a 102-64 win over Nebraska, Jordan Bohannon leads the No. 5 Iowa Hawkeyes (19-7) at home against the No. 25 Wisconsin Badgers (16-10) as 6-point favorites. The matchup, which starts at 12:30 PM ET on Sunday, March 7, 2021, airs on FOX. The matchup has an over/under set at 143.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 7, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Iowa Betting Information

  • The Hawkeyes have covered the spread more often than not this season, putting together a record ATS of 13-10.
  • When favored by at least 6 points, the Hawkeyes are 8-5 against the spread this season.
  • Iowa and its opponents have hit the over in 12 of 23 games this season (52.2%).
  • In their last game, the Hawkeyes got a team-high 26 points from Bohannon on the way to a 102-64 win against Nebraska on Thursday. They were favored by 17.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 166 points to go over the 155 point total.

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 26 23.9 8.4 1.7 0.5 1.6 1.4
Joe Wieskamp 26 15.1 6.8 1.5 1.1 0.3 2.5
Jordan Bohannon 26 10.3 3.2 4.4 0.6 0.0 2.6
CJ Fredrick 22 8.1 1.1 2.2 0.3 0.1 1.5
Jack Nunge 22 7.1 5.3 1.3 0.3 0.9 0.6

Wisconsin Betting Information

  • Wisconsin has more often than not come up short ATS this season, with an 11-14 record.
  • The Badgers attain an 8-6 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 6-point underdog.
  • In 25 games this season, the Badgers covered the over/under in exactly half of their games.
  • The Badgers fell to Purdue 73-69 and failed to cover the spread as 2-point underdogs, while hitting the over on the 128.5 point total on Tuesday in their most recent contest. Brad Davison totaled a team-high 15 points in the loss.

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 26 14.0 3.5 3.9 1.0 0.0 2.0
Micah Potter 26 12.5 6.0 1.3 0.6 0.6 1.2
Brad Davison 26 9.0 3.5 2.2 1.2 0.0 1.9
Nate Reuvers 26 8.7 3.3 0.6 0.3 1.2 0.5
Aleem Ford 26 8.7 4.1 1.2 0.7 0.6 1.4

Total Facts

  • Iowa’s games this year have gone over the point total for Sunday’s matchup (143.5 points) in 20 out of 26 opportunities (76.9% of matchups).
  • In Wisconsin’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Sunday’s matchup total in five out of 26 matchups (19.2%).
  • The point total for the contest of 143.5 is 11.6 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Hawkeyes (85.3 points per game) and the Badgers (69.8 points per game).
  • The 135.6 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 7.9 fewer than the 143.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the Hawkeyes have seen a 157.4 over/under in their games this season, 13.9 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 10.2 points more than the average over/under in Badgers games this season (133.3 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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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