|2014 March Madness Final Four Picks & Predictions: Kentucky vs. Wisconsin|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 05 April 2014 16:00|
Kentucky vs. Wisconsin Free Pick
ARLINGTON, TX (TheSpread) – Can the Kentucky Wildcats continue their run to a national title, or will the Wisconsin Badgers stop their momentum at 8:50PM ET?
ODDS: According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Kentucky is the slim favorite in this game, as the Wildcats have odds of -1 point against the Badgers. The over/under total has been set at 138.5 points. Kentucky is 28-10 on the season, 7-3 on a neutral floor and 19-15-2 against the spread. Wisconsin is 30-7 overall, 8-1 on a neutral floor and 21-16 against the spread.
LINE MOVEMENT: Kentucky opened the game as a 2-point favorite last Sunday and the spread climbed to a peak of 2.5 points during the week. The spread was more than a point most of the week but fell to UK -1 late and held there. The over/under total opened at 139 points and bumped up to 139.5 during the week before falling down to 138.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on the game, 59% of bettors favor the Kentucky Wildcats. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
FINAL FOUR FREE PICK: Go with Kentucky. According to the latest Final Four trends, the Wildcats are 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 NCAA Tournament games and 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games overall. Kentucky is also 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 against the Big Ten. The under could also be a strong play as Wisconsin has hit the under in 8 of its last 11 games on a neutral floor and 5 of its last 6 against the SEC.
SATURDAY’S FINAL FOUR FREE PICK: KENTUCKY -1