Michigan vs. Wisconsin Prediction
Big Ten rivals clash in Madison, WI on Sunday when No. 15 Wisconsin hosts Michigan at 1:00 p.m. ET on CBS from the Kohl Center. With the Badgers laying 2.5 points as a home favorite and the total sitting at 138.5, what’s the best bet when it comes to this matchup?
821 Michigan Wolverines (+2.5) at 822 Wisconsin Badgers (-2.5); o/u 138.5
1:00 p.m. ET, Kohl Center, Madison, WI
Michigan Wolverines DFS Snapshot
DeVante Jones contributed eight points (3-11 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 10 rebounds, eight assists and one steal over 32 minutes during Saturday's 68-57 loss to Ohio State. Jones had his second-highest rebound total of the season Saturday, and he nearly put up his second consecutive double-double despite shooting just 27.3 percent from the floor in the loss. Across five appearances since the start of February, he's averaged 11.4 points, 5.8 rebounds and 5.8 assists in 32.0 minutes per game.
Wisconsin Badgers DFS Snapshot
Johnny Davis erupted for 30 points (10-15 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 10-14 FT), 12 rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block across 38 minutes in Tuesday's 74-69 win over Indiana. Davis had a couple of rough shooting performances to begin February, but the Naismith Player of the Year candidate rediscovered his shooting stroke Tuesday to help Wisconsin snap a two-game losing streak. Though he didn't do much damage from the perimeter, he attacked the rim throughout the night en route to making 14 trips to the free-throw line, tying a season high. Davis was at his best down the stretch, scoring Wisconsin's final 13 points to seal the road win in Bloomington.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The underdog is 17-6 against the spread in the last 23 meetings between these two teams, while the Wolverines are 4-1 against the number in their last five games as an underdog and 5-2 at the betting window in their last seven games played on Sunday. The Badgers, meanwhile, are just 2-6 against the spread in the in their last eight games overall, are 0-5 against the number in their last five games as a favorite and are 0-4 at the window in their last four home games.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: MICHIGAN WOLVERINES +2.5