Kentucky vs. Wisconsin Odds
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kentucky is a narrow favorite to win, as the Wildcats have odds of -1 point against Wisconsin. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 139.5 points (View Matchup). These two programs last met in 2003, with Kentucky picking up a 63-57 victory.
Kentucky is now 28-10 on the season and 19-15-2 against the spread. The Wildcats have hit the under in 19 of 35 lined games. Kentucky had a tough time during some parts of the season, but the young team is playing like the one that was ranked No. 1 to start the year. The Wildcats reached the Final Four by winning the stacked MidWest Region, beating three Final Four teams from last season along the way. Kentucky is averaging 75.4 points per game on the season and is sixth in the nation in rebounding. On defense, Kentucky allows just 66.6 points per game. The Wildcats are led by Julius Randle, who averages 15.1 points and 10.7 rebounds per game while James Young adds 14.1 points and 4.2 rebounds per game.
Wisconsin is now 30-7 on the season and 21-16 against the spread. The Badgers have hit the over in 19 of 36 lined games. Wisconsin claimed the West Region by beating Arizona in the regional final, 64-63 in OT. This is coach Bo Ryan’s first trip to the Final Four. The Badgers are now averaging 73.5 points per game on offense this season while allowing just 63.7 points per game on defense. Frank Kaminsky has led the team throughout the tournament and is averaging 14.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game while Ben Brust is averaging 12.8 points and 4.5 rebounds per game.
These two will face off in the Final Four, today at 8:49PM ET on TBS. The game will be held from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.