|2014 March Madness Elite 8 Odds & Total: Wisconsin vs. Arizona|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 29 March 2014 14:00|
Wisconsin vs. Arizona Odds
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Arizona is the slight favorite to win, as the Wildcats have odds of -3 points against the Badgers. The over/under total for this game has been set at 130 points (View Matchup). These two last met in 2009, with Wisconsin picking up a 65-61 victory.
Arizona is now 21-15 against the spread while hitting the under 20 times. The Wildcats reached the Elite 8 with a 70-64 win over San Diego State on Thursday night. Arizona found itself trailing most of the game, as the Wildcats were down by as much as eight points before rallying midway through the second half. Arizona held San Diego State to 21 of 54 shooting from the floor while the Wildcats were 23 of 48 from the field. Nick Johnson had 15 points and eight rebounds to lead Arizona while Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Aaron Gordon also each had 15 points.
Wisconsin is 20-16 against the spread and the Badgers have hit the over 19 times. The Badgers advanced to today’s regional final by beating Baylor, 69-52. The Badgers dominated from the start, jumping out to a 29-16 lead and never looking back. Wisconsin held Baylor to 18 of 57 shooting from the field and 2 of 15 from 3-point land. Wisconsin shot 26 of 50 from the field, racking up 18 assists on the 26 field goals. Frank Kaminsky had 19 points and six blocks to Wisconsin while Ben Brust had 14 points with six rebounds.
These two will face off in the Elite 8 of the West Region, today at 8:49PM ET on TBS. The game will be held from the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.