The Indiana Hoosiers and the No. 22 Wisconsin Badgers face off at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis. Both teams are 7-1; the Badgers are 3-1 at home, while Indiana lost its only road game of the season in double-overtime to Syracuse. Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis is the most prolific scorer between both teams, and has averaged 21 points with 8.6 rebounds per game this season.
Wisconsin's Jonathan Davis has gotten off to a fast start as well, and averages 20.1 points with 5.6 rebounds per game. The Badgers are favored by 4.5 points in the latest Wisconsin vs. Indiana odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 130. Before entering any Indiana vs. Wisconsin picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Wisconsin vs. Indiana spread: Wisconsin -4.5
- Wisconsin vs. Indiana over-under: 130 points
What you need to know about Wisconsin
Wisconsin strolled past Marquette during their in-state rivalry game this past Saturday, 89-76. Davis led the charge for the Badgers, with 25 points and five rebounds. Guard Brad Davison was also one of the top players in the game, and he finished with 20 points and four rebounds. Seven-footer Steven Crowl had 15 points and eight boards, and he's had at least seven rebounds in two of his last three games.
The Badgers continue to do a good job of clogging up passing lanes this season, and have held opponents to finding just nine assists per game. That may not bode well for Indiana, who has been one of the top teams in the country at creating scoring chances, with 15.8 assists per contest. Davis is also the team's top defender, with 1.6 steals per game, but guard Chucky Hepburn is right behind him with 1.3.
What you need to know about Indiana
Indiana's six-game winning streak to start the season was ended in that loss at Syracuse in double overtime. The Hoosiers bounced back with their first conference win against Nebraska this past Saturday, with a 68-55 win at home. Jackson-Davis (14 points) and guard Tamar Bates (13 points) were the top scorers for IU.
Indiana has been one of the nation's elite teams on the glass, and average 41 rebounds per game. Race Thompson has been the Hoosiers' top player on the boards, and grabs 8.9 per game. The Hoosiers have been solid from beyond the arc, and have hit 37.4 percent of their three-pointers. Parker Stewart has been the top threat from the outside, and has hit 21 of his 44 attempts from distance this year.
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