Wisconsin favored at Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (TheSpread) – No. 5 Wisconsin looks to strengthen its case for a top seed in the NCAA Tournament tonight when it hits the road to face Minnesota at 7PM ET.
Wisconsin is 26-3 on the season, 14-2 in the Big Ten, 8-2 on the road and 14-14 against the spread. Minnesota 17-12 overall, 6-10 in the Big Ten, 13-3 at home and 11-14 against the spread. The home team has won seven straight in this series and Minnesota is 5-1-1 against the spread in its last seven against Wisconsin. The Badgers picked up a 63-53 win over Minnesota back on Feb. 21 at home, but the Gophers covered the 15-point spread.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Wisconsin is the favorite on the road, as the Badgers are getting odds of -6 points at Minnesota tonight. The over/under total for the game has yet to be set.
Wisconsin is coming off a 68-61 win over Michigan State at home, but the Badgers have failed to cover the spread in four straight games and in three of their last five road games. Wisconsin has hit the under in six of its last seven games. Minnesota is coming off a win at Michigan State, but the Gophers are just 1-3 in their last four. However, Minnesota has covered the spread in two straight while hitting the over in three of its last four games.