Wisconsin vs Northwestern: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 21, 2021

The Northwestern Wildcats (6-13) are expected to continue a 12-game losing streak when they host the No. 21 Wisconsin Badgers (15-8) as 6.5-point underdogs at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The contest airs on BTN. The matchup has an over/under of 131 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 21, 2021, 2:20 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Wisconsin Betting Information

  • The Badgers are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 10-12
  • The Badgers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 6.5 points or more, going 8-6 this season.
  • In 45.5% of its games this season (10/22), Wisconsin and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • In their last game, the Badgers got a team-high 23 points from Micah Potter in a 77-62 loss to Iowa on Thursday. They were favored by 1.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 139 points to go under the 144 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 23 13.5 3.6 4.0 1.0 0.0 1.8
Micah Potter 23 12.1 6.1 1.2 0.5 0.5 1.1
Aleem Ford 23 9.2 4.2 1.1 0.7 0.7 1.5
Nate Reuvers 23 9.0 3.4 0.7 0.3 1.2 0.6
Brad Davison 23 8.9 3.4 2.1 1.0 0.0 1.9

Northwestern Betting Information

  • So far this season, Northwestern has maintained an even 7-7-1 record ATS.
  • For the second time this season, the Wildcats are at least a 6.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-0 against the spread.
  • Seven of the Wildcats 15 games (46.7%) this season have failed to covered the point total.
  • The Wildcats lost to Illinois 73-66 but covered the spread as 13-point underdogs, while going under the 144 point total in their most recent game on Tuesday. Chase Audige totaled a team-high 22 points in the loss.

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

Northwestern Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Chase Audige 19 13.3 3.6 1.9 1.5 0.4 1.7
Miller Kopp 19 12.1 2.7 1.3 0.9 0.1 1.5
Pete Nance 19 11.9 6.7 1.6 0.6 0.7 1.0
Boo Buie 19 9.0 2.4 4.3 0.6 0.1 1.6
Ryan Young 19 8.3 4.4 1.4 0.5 0.4 0.1

Total Facts

  • In Wisconsin’s matchups this season, the Badgers and their opponents have exceeded Sunday’s total of 131 points 14 times (60.9% of opportunities).
  • In 16 out of Northwestern’s 19 games this season (84.2%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Sunday’s matchup.
  • The Badgers average 69.9 points per game against the Wildcats’ 72.8, totaling 11.7 points over the matchup’s total of 131.
  • The 135.3 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 4.3 more than the 131 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the Badgers have seen a 133.1 over/under in their games this season, 2.1 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 13.9 points fewer than the average over/under in Wildcats games this season (144.9 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/20/2021 Wisconsin Wisconsin -11.5 135 -802 +540 Regular Season 68-52 WISC
3/4/2020 Wisconsin Wisconsin -13 133.5 -1132 +677 Regular Season 63-48 WISC
2/23/2019 N/A Northwestern N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-64 WISC
1/26/2019 N/A Wisconsin N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 62-46 WISC

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