Wisconsin hopes to overwhelm Nebraska
Wisconsin hopes to avoid an upset loss in the Big Ten Tournament when it faces Nebraska at 8:30PM ET on ESPN2.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Wisconsin is favored in this tournament game, as the Badgers are getting odds of -7 points. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 131 points. This game is a second round game in the Big Ten Tournament and the game will take place from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Wisconsin is 20-11 overall, 12-6 in conference games, 1-1 on a neutral floor and 16-15 against the spread. Nebraska is 15-17 overall, 7-12 in Big Ten games, 2-1 on a neutral floor and 15-12 against the spread. Wisconsin has won eight of its last nine against Nebraska, including a 72-61 home win back on Feb. 10.
Nebraska snapped a five-game losing streak on Wednesday by beating Rutgers, 89-72. However, that was Rutgers, a team that was a 14.5-point dog to the Cornhuskers. Now it faces a good team in Wisconsin. The Badgers have won eight of their last 10 and are 7-3 against the spread in that stretch. Coach Greg Gard just had his interim label removed, so the team should have a nice boost coming into this week. The Badgers are 12-6 ATS against Big Ten foes
BIG TEN TOURNAMENT FREE PICK: WISCONSIN -7