Wisconsin Badgers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights NCAAB Betting Prediction

Wisconsin Badgers vs Rutgers Scarlet Prediction 2/10/2024

The Wisconsin Badgers (16-7) travel to face off against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (12-10) on Saturday, February 10th. This game will be played at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway and televised on BTN. Rutgers is coming off a win in their previous game, while Wisconsin is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Michigan. Tip-off is set for 12:00 ET.

Wisconsin Badgers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights

The Wisconsin Badgers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Wisconsin will look to snap its three-game losing streak when it takes on Rutgers. The Badgers are 16-7 overall, including an 8-4 mark in Big Ten play. On the road, they are 3-5 this season, compared to 13-2 at home.

For the year, Wisconsin has been favored in 15 of its 23 games, going 12-3 in those contests. In its last 10 road games, the team is just 4-6.

Against the spread, Wisconsin has a record of 11-12 this season. On the road, the Badgers are just 2-6 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Wisconsin is 5-5 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Wisconsin games is 12-9-2. Today’s over/under line of 128.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (138.3). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1-1 with an average scoring total of 144 points.

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights Are Coming Off A Win

After defeating Maryland, 56-53, Rutgers improved its overall record to 12-10, including a 4-7 mark in Big Ten play. The Scarlet Knights have won two straight games and are 9-3 when favored this season.

At home, Rutgers is 9-5, and its average scoring margin is +5.4 points per game. Over the Scarlet Knights’ last 10 games at home, they are 6-4.

Against the spread, Rutgers is currently sitting at .500 with an 11-11 record this season. At home, their ATS mark is also .500 at 7-7. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Scarlet Knights are 5-5 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 128.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Rutgers’ games this season (137.9). So far, 10 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 with an average scoring total of 114 points.

Wisconsin Offense Breakdown

The Wisconsin offense is coming off a game where they scored 68 points against Michigan. They posted a field goal percentage of 46.3% and connected on 5 threes. Offensively, the Badgers have a season long field goal percentage of 47%, which is 74th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 169th in percentage and 245th in three-pointers made.

AJ Storr (G) 16.5 3.4 1.0
Tyler Wahl (F) 11.7 5.6 1.7
Steven Crowl (F) 10.9 7.5 2.3

Rutgers Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Rutgers offense put up 56 points against Maryland. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 39.3% and made 3 threes. Leading Rutgers in scoring vs. Maryland was Mawot Mag with his 15 points. Jeremiah Williams also added 14 points for the Scarlet Knights.

Aundre Hyatt (F) 11.4 5.0 1.3
Clifford Omoruyi (C) 10.9 8.9 0.5
Derek Simpson (G) 9.6 3.5 3.2

Wisconsin Team Defense

The Badgers’ defense is presently ranked 84th nationally, allowing an average of 68.0 points per contest. So far, the Wisconsin defense is giving up an average of 6.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.5 times per game (382nd).

Rutgers Team Defense

So far, the Scarlet Knights’ defense is ranked 36th in the country at 65.4 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Wisconsin, the Rutgers defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Rutgers made 17 free-throws vs. the Scarlet Knights.

Badgers vs Scarlet Knights Trends

  • In their last five games away from home, the Badgers have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 1-4 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 71 points per game in these contests.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Scarlet Knights offense has averaged 64 points per game while allowing an average of 69. Rutgers posted an overall record of 4-6 while going 6-4 ATS.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Scarlet Knights have a straight up record of 2-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 3-2.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Badgers have a straight up record of 8-2 and an ATS mark of 5-5.

Badgers vs Scarlet Knights Prediction

Coming in as the underdogs at +4, we have the Scarlet Knights as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 128.5, and our model projects the Badgers and Scarlet Knights to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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