Virginia Tech vs. Wisconsin Prediction
Will Virginia Tech cover as an underdog versus Wisconsin when the two teams clash tonight at 9:40PM ET in the opening round of the NCAA tournament?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Badgers are 5.5-point favorites versus the Hokies while the over/under currently sits at 136.5, down from the opening number of 138.5.
The Hokies have won six of their last 10 games to wrap up their season with a 22-10 record overall. They were outstanding against the spread down the stretch, going 8-1-1 against the number during their last 10 games and went 16-11 ATS on the season.
The Badgers dropped six of their last 10 games, including a loss to Michigan in the Big 10 Tournament Championship Game when they crapped the bed in the second half. They were also just 15-16 at the betting window on the season.
OUR PREDICTION: The Hokies are 7-1-1 against the spread in their last nine games versus a team with a winning record and have cashed in four of their last five games when they’re playing at a neutral site as an underdog. They’ve cashed in 23 of their last 30 games as an underdog and are 4-1 ATS in their last five non-conference games as well. On the other side, the Badgers are just 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 neutral site games as a favorite and are 2-5 at the betting window in their last seven games following an ATS loss.
MARCH MADNESS PREDICTION: VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES +5.5