Purdue at Wisconsin 1/11/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Purdue Boilermakers vs. Wisconsin Badgers
NCAAB: 9:00 PM EST
Jan. 11, 2019
Latest Odds : WIS -4.5 Total 138
The Purdue Boilermakers visit Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin on Friday to play the Wisconsin Badgers in a Big Ten showdown. The Boilermakers fell to 9-6 on the season following a 77-59 loss to Michigan State on Tuesday. Purdue entered the game riding a three-game winning streak, but high scorer Carsen Edwards was held to just 11 points hitting 2 of 13 from downtown.
Wisconsin improved to 11-4 on the season following its 71-52 win on Sunday over Penn State. The Badgers were led by Ethan Happ with 22 points and eight boards. The win snapped a two-game losing skid for the Badgers and moved them to 3-1 on the season in Big Ten play.
Carsen Edwards leads Purdue in scoring with an average of 24.5 points per game. Grady Eifert is the leading rebounder with an average of 5.2 per game, while Tyan Cline leads the team in assists with an average of 3.6 per game. Purdue is shooting 45.2% from the field and 36.2% from 3-point territory.
Ethan Happ leads Wisconsin in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 19.3 points, 10.3 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game. Two other players are averaging double figures in scoring for the Badgers. Wisconsin is shooting 48.7% from the field and 38.5% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends:
Purdue is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Boilermakers last 5 on the road
Wisconsin is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 in Big Ten play
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Badgers last 7 versus the Big Ten
Free Betting Pick: Wisconsin Badgers -4.5
The home team (Wisconsin) has covered the number in each of the last 4 between the two. Wisconsin has covered the number in 8 of its last 10 in Big Ten action and 9 of its last 12 following a win ATS. Purdue has failed to cover 6 of its last 8 overall and 19 of its last 26 in Big Ten action. Final Score Prediction, Wisconsin Badgers win and cover ATS 71-64.