Maryland at Wisconsin 2/1/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
Two top 25 ranked teams square off on Friday when the No. 21 ranked Maryland Terrapins visit Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin for a Big Ten battle with the No. 24 ranked Wisconsin Badgers. Maryland improved to 17-5 overall and 8-3 in Big Ten play following its 70-52 win over Northwestern on Tuesday. The Terrapins were led by Bruno Fernando with 22 points and 10 boards.
Wisconsin improved to 15-6 overall and 7-3 in Big Ten play following its 62-51 win over Nebraska on Tuesday. The Badgers have won four straight. Brad Davison scored 13 points to help lead the Badgers to the victory after the Badgers had climbed back into the nation’s top 25. Wisconsin lost to Maryland earlier this season 64-60 at Maryland.
Anthony Cowan Jr. is the leading scorer and the leader in assists for Maryland with averages of 17.0 points and 4.5 assists per game. Bruno Fernando is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounds with averages of 14.9 points and 10.3 rebounds per game. Maryland is shooting 47.0% from the field and 37.1% from 3-point territory.
Ethan Happ leads Wisconsin in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 18.5 points, 10.3 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game. Two other players are averaging double figures in scoring for the Badgers. Wisconsin is shooting 47.8% from the field and 39.9% from 3-point territory.
Wisconsin is coming into this matchup 5-0 straight up and ATS in its last five overall. The Badgers have covered the number in 4 of the last 5 versus Maryland and 4 of the last 5 played on its home court against the Terps. Wisconsin has covered 12 of the last 16 following a win ATS. Final Score Prediction, Wisconsin Badgers win and cover ATS 69-60.