Wisconsin vs Iowa: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 18, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 18, 2021

The No. 11 Iowa Hawkeyes (15-6) visit the No. 21 Wisconsin Badgers (15-7) as  underdogs after Joe Wieskamp scored 21 points in the Hawkeyes 88-58 victory over Michigan State. The matchup airs on ESPN at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday, February 18. The point total in the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 18, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Wisconsin Betting Information

  • Wisconsin has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 10-11 against the spread.
  • The Badgers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 1 point or more, going 9-8 this season.
  • 10 of 21 Wisconsin games this season (47.6%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Badgers lost 67-59 to Michigan in their last contest on Sunday. D’Mitrik Trice scored a team-high 16 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 1-point underdogs, and the teams combined to fall short of the 133 point total.

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 22 13.6 3.6 3.7 1.0 0.0 1.8
Micah Potter 22 11.6 5.9 1.2 0.5 0.5 1.0
Aleem Ford 22 9.3 4.1 1.0 0.7 0.6 1.5
Nate Reuvers 22 9.2 3.5 0.7 0.3 1.1 0.6
Brad Davison 22 8.6 3.5 2.2 1.0 0.0 1.8

Iowa Betting Information

  • Iowa has consistently covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 10-8.
  • The Hawkeyes achieve a 10-6 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 1-point underdog.
  • 38.9% of Iowa’s 18 games this season have stayed under the over/under.
  • The Hawkeyes took down Michigan State 88-58 in their last contest on Saturday. Wieskamp totaled a team-high 21 points to help lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 4.5-point favorites, and the teams combined to fall short of the 152 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 21 24.5 8.4 1.8 0.5 1.6 1.3
Joe Wieskamp 21 15.4 6.7 1.4 1.0 0.2 2.4
Jordan Bohannon 21 10.0 3.3 4.6 0.6 0.0 2.5
CJ Fredrick 17 8.2 1.2 2.4 0.3 0.1 1.5
Jack Nunge 19 7.8 5.9 1.5 0.4 1.0 0.7

Total Facts

  • In Wisconsin’s matchups this season, the Badgers and their opponents have exceeded Thursday’s point total of 145.5 points four times (18.2% of opportunities).
  • In 85.7% of Iowa’s games this season (18 of 21), the total points scored was higher than Thursday’s 145.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the contest of 145.5 is 12.2 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Badgers (70.3 points per game) and the Hawkeyes (87.4 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 136.1 points per game, 9.4 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Badgers have seen a 132.9 average over/under in their games this season, 12.6 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 15.5 points fewer than the average over/under in Hawkeyes games this season (161 points).

Head to Head

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