Wisconsin Vs Penn State: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – January 17, 2023

Written By Staff on January 16, 2023

The Wisconsin Badgers (11-5, 3-3 Big Ten) aim to end a three-game losing streak when they host the Penn State Nittany Lions (12-5, 3-3 Big Ten) at 8:30 PM ET on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at Kohl Center. The game airs on Big Ten Network. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Badgers’ (-176 to win on the moneyline) matchup against the Nittany Lions (+144).

The betting insights in this article reference odds valid as of January 17, 2023 at 5:38 PM ET.

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Wisconsin vs Penn State Betting Odds

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Wisconsin Offense Vs. Penn State Defense

Wisconsin Offense Stats (Rank) Penn State Defense
66.8 (303) Points/Gm 67.4 (127)
7.9 (248) Possessions/Game 19.3 (360)
42.6 (276) Field Goal % 41.2 (71)
36.3 (74) 3PT % 32.9 (147)
50.1 (227) Effective FG % 47.5 (89)
52.7 (255) True Shooting % 51.2 (61)

Penn State Offense Vs. Wisconsin Defense

Penn State Offense Stats (Rank) Wisconsin Defense
75.4 (108) Points/Gm 62.9 (31)
19.3 (5) Possessions/Game 7.9 (109)
46.7 (70) Field Goal % 43.1 (160)
39.8 (8) 3PT % 32.3 (123)
56.1 (17) Effective FG % 49.0 (146)
58.3 (36) True Shooting % 52.0 (93)

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Wisconsin Betting Insights

  • Wisconsin has covered eight times in 16 matchups with a spread this season.
  • The Badgers have covered the spread twice when favored by 3.5 points or more this season (in seven opportunities).
  • Wisconsin and its opponents have combined to hit the over nine out of 16 times this season.
  • The Badgers and their opponents have gone over 129.5 combined points in nine of 16 games this season.
  • Wisconsin has an average point total of 129.7 in its games this year, 0.2 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Penn State Betting Insights

  • Penn State has covered 10 times in 17 games with a spread this year.
  • The Nittany Lions have covered the spread once when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this year (in three opportunities).
  • In Penn State’s 17 chances this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total nine times.
  • Nittany Lions games this season have had a combined scoring total higher than 129.5 points in 12 of 17 outings.
  • Penn State’s games this year have had a 142.7-point total on average, 13.2 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Wisconsin Key Players

  • The Badgers scoring leader is Tyler Wahl, who contributes 13.2 points per game.
  • Steven Crowl paces Wisconsin with 6.6 rebounds per game and Chucky Hepburn leads the team with 3.3 assists per contest.
  • The Badgers are led by Hepburn from long distance. He hits 2.1 shots from deep per game.
  • Wisconsin’s blocks leader is Crowl, who collects 0.7 per game. Hepburn leads the team averaging 1.9 steals a game.

Penn State Key Players

  • Jalen Pickett leads the Nittany Lions in all things points, rebounds and assists, putting up 17.6 points, 7.4 grabbing rebounds and dishing 7.4 assists per game.
  • Andrew Funk makes more threes per game than any other member of the Nittany Lions, cashing in 3.1 treys per game.
  • Penn State’s Pickett has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.2 per game and Kebba Njie is first in blocks with 0.8 per game.
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