Wisconsin vs. Rutgers - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-8) at Wisconsin Badgers (8-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Kohl Center)
The Line: Wisconsin Badgers -18 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Wisconsin Badgers square off Saturday afternoon at the Kohl Center.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights look for a nice road win after splitting their last six games. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are averaging 70 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 72.3 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Corey Sanders is averaging 14.2 points and 3.6 assists while Mike Williams is averaging 11.1 points and 4.6 rebounds. Bishop Daniels is dishing 2.4 assists and D.J. Foreman is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 67.5 percent from the free throw line. Rutgers is allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have lost 11 straight road games.
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The Wisconsin Badgers need a feel good win after splitting their last eight games. The Wisconsin Badgers are averaging 694 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 64.7 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Nigel Hayes is averaging 16.3 points and 4.1 assists while Bronson Koenig is averaging 13.9 points and 2.8 rebounds. Ethan Happ is the third double-digit scorer and Vitto Brown is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The Wisconsin Badgers are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. Wisconsin is allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 39.3 rebounds per game. The Wisconsin Badgers have won six of their last 10 home games.
The Scarlet Knights are 17-35 ATS in their last 52 games following a ATS win and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Badgers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
Rutgers just took Indiana down to the wire and has played with Creighton and St. John's. Wisconsin isn't the same team from last year and will struggle to blow teams out. Give me the points.