Wisconsin vs Northwestern: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 20, 2021

The Northwestern Wildcats will look to end a five-game losing streak when they visit the No. 10 Wisconsin Badgers on Wednesday, January 20 at Kohl Center as big,  underdogs. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on BTN. The matchup has an over/under of  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 20, 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

  • With a mark of 6-7, Wisconsin has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 10.5 points, the Badgers are 2-3 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • 8 of 13 Wisconsin games this season (61.5%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.

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 14 15.0 3.3 3.6 1.0 0.0 2.1
Micah Potter 14 12.3 7.0 1.4 0.5 0.3 1.1
Aleem Ford 14 9.9 4.2 1.1 0.7 0.9 1.4
Brad Davison 14 9.7 3.4 2.4 1.1 0.0 1.7
Nate Reuvers 14 9.4 3.8 0.8 0.1 1.2 0.7

Northwestern Betting Information

  • Northwestern holds a losing record ATS this season, covering four times and failing to cover six times.
  • For the second time this season, the Wildcats are at least a 10.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-0 against the spread.
  • The Wildcats have hit the over in five games this season, 50% of the 10 games they have played this season.

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
Miller Kopp 12 13.5 2.9 1.5 1.0 0.2 1.8
Chase Audige 12 12.3 3.7 1.6 0.9 0.3 1.3
Pete Nance 12 11.8 6.0 1.8 0.7 0.7 0.9
Boo Buie 12 10.0 2.6 4.7 0.7 0.0 1.8
Ryan Young 12 8.4 5.3 1.4 0.5 0.3 0.1

Total Facts

  • Wisconsin and its opponents have gone over Wednesday’s 136 total in five out of 14 games (35.7%) this year.
  • In 100% of Northwestern’s games this season (12 of 12), the total points scored was more than Wednesday’s 136-point over/under.
  • The Badgers average 73.7 points per game against the Wildcats’ 77.9, amounting to 15.6 points over the matchup’s point total of 136.
  • The 134.3 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 1.7 fewer than the 136 total in this contest.
  • The Badgers have seen a 135.8 average over/under in their games this season, 0.2 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 14.1 points separates the average total points bet in Wildcats games (150.1 points) and this matchup’s over/under (136 points).

Head to Head

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