Wisconsin Badgers vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers - 3/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wisconsin Badgers (20-11) at Nebraska Cornhuskers (15-17)
March 10, 2016 9:00 PM EST
The Line- Wisconsin Badgers -7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Nebraska Cornhuskers will face off against the Wisconsin Badgers in the 2nd round of the Big 10 Tournament.
The Wisconsin Badgers finished the regular season with a 20-11 record and are 6th in the Big Ten Conference. The Badgers were on fire down the stretch winning 4 out of their last 5 games. Wisconsin is averaging 69.2 points per game and 36% from the 3-point line. The leading scorer for the Badgers has been Nigel Hayes who is averaging 16.5 points per game and 5.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists. Bronson Koenig is second on the team with 13.5 points per game.
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers come into this game with a 15-17 record and are coming off of a first round win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Andrew White who is averaging 16.5 points per game and 6.1 rebounds has led the Cornhuskers. Shavin Shields is second on the team with 16.4 points per game and 4.7 rebounds. The Cornhuskers have tournament win under their belt already so they will try to use that to their advantage against Wisconsin.
Nebraska is 8-1-1 against the spread in their last 10 Thursday games. The Cornhuskers are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 neutral site games. Wisconsin is 4-1-1 against the spread in their last 6 Thursday games. The Badgers are 10-3 against the spread in their last 13 games overall.
The Wisconsin Badgers have been on fire the second half the season and i think they will keep it going in the tournament. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are just simply not that good and the Badgers should win this game by double digits.