Wisconsin vs Penn State: Big Ten Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 6 seed Wisconsin Badgers (16-11) take on the No. 11 seed Penn State Nittany Lions (12-12) as  favorites in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals Thursday at Lucas Oil Stadium, tipping off at 9:00 PM ET on BTN. Both teams will look to take one step closer to earning an automatic place in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 1:11 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Wisconsin Betting Information

  • Wisconsin is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 12-14
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Badgers are 9-7 against the spread this season.
  • In 50% of their games this season (13/26), the Badgers and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Badgers fell to Iowa 77-73 but covered the spread as 7.5-point underdogs, while going over the 142.5 point total in their last outing on Sunday. Micah Potter scored a team-high 23 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 27 13.7 3.4 3.9 1.0 0.0 2.0
Micah Potter 27 12.9 5.9 1.3 0.6 0.6 1.3
Brad Davison 27 9.2 3.6 2.2 1.2 0.0 1.9
Nate Reuvers 27 8.5 3.3 0.6 0.3 1.2 0.5
Aleem Ford 27 8.5 4.1 1.2 0.7 0.6 1.4

Penn State Betting Information

  • In their games this season, Penn State has come up with an even record of 11-11 ATS.
  • The Nittany Lions only hold a 2-3 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 5.5-point underdog.
  • 13 of Penn State’s 22 games (59.1%) this season haven’t covered the over/under.
  • The Nittany Lions defeated Nebraska 72-66 in their last game on Wednesday. Jamari Wheeler racked up a team-high 19 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 6.5 points and didn’t cover the spread, and the teams combined to go under the 145.5 point total.

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

Penn State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Myreon Jones 24 15.5 2.8 2.0 1.3 0.1 2.5
Izaiah Brockington 24 12.8 4.8 1.7 1.0 0.3 0.5
Seth Lundy 24 10.1 4.1 0.8 0.7 0.6 1.6
John Harrar 24 8.9 8.7 1.3 0.6 0.3 0.0
Sam Sessoms 23 7.8 2.1 2.3 1.3 0.1 0.7

Total Facts

  • In Wisconsin’s matchups this season, the Badgers and their opponents have gone over Thursday’s over/under of 134.5 points 13 times (48.1% of opportunities).
  • In 16 out of Penn State’s 24 games this year (66.7%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Thursday’s matchup.
  • The Badgers average 69.9 points per game against the Nittany Lions’ 72.6, amounting to 8.0 points over the contest’s over/under of 134.5.
  • The 136.8 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 2.3 more than the 134.5 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Badgers games is 0.6 points fewer than the over/under of 134.5 points in this contest.
  • Nittany Lions games have a total points bet of 145.4 points this season, 10.9 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/2/2021 Wisconsin Wisconsin -8.5 138 -421 +320 Regular Season 72-56 WISC
1/30/2021 Wisconsin Penn State -4 138.5 -183 +151 Regular Season 81-71 PENNST
1/11/2020 Penn State Penn State -3 135 -159 +130 Regular Season 58-49 WISC
3/2/2019 N/A Wisconsin N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 61-57 WISC
1/6/2019 N/A Penn State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-52 WISC

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