Indiana vs Wisconsin Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Saturday, January 14, 2023

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The Indiana Hoosiers (10-6, 1-4 Big Ten) will attempt to snap a three-game losing skid when hosting the Wisconsin Badgers (11-4, 3-2 Big Ten) at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Assembly Hall.

The Hoosiers square off with the Badgers in a game that Indiana is currently a favorite by 4.5 points. The over/under is 136.5 points for the game.

Indiana vs. Wisconsin Odds

Point Spread for Indiana vs. Wisconsin

The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with bookmakers listing Indiana as the favorite.

Indiana vs. Wisconsin Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Indiana has -214 odds to pick up the win, while Wisconsin is listed at +174 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 136.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, January 14, 2023
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • Location: Bloomington, Indiana
  • Arena: Assembly Hall

Indiana vs. Wisconsin Betting Trends

Indiana is 6-9-1 against the spread this year. The Hoosiers have won in eight of the 10 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Indiana has gone over the point total in 73.3% of its opportunities this year (11 times in 15 games with a set point total).

Wisconsin is 8-7-0 against the spread this season. The Badgers have put together a 3-3 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games). Wisconsin’s games this year have gone over the total in nine of 15 opportunities (60%).

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Indiana vs. Wisconsin Key Players to Watch

Indiana

Trayce Jackson-Davis averages 17.4 points and 9.7 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also averaging 3.3 assists, shooting 58.0% from the floor. Jalen Hood-Schifino paces the Hoosiers at 4.5 assists per game, while also putting up 4.4 rebounds and 13.2 points. Race Thompson is posting 8.4 points, 1.1 assists and 6.1 rebounds per contest. Tamar Bates puts up 9.3 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest, shooting 49.1% from the floor and 40.7% from beyond the arc with 1.5 made 3-pointers per contest.

Wisconsin

Steven Crowl is the Badgers’ top rebounder (6.6 per game), and he delivers 12.9 points and 3.1 assists. Chucky Hepburn is putting up a team-high 3.4 assists per game. He’s also delivering 13.0 points and 3.5 rebounds, making 40.6% of his shots from the floor, and 48.5% from beyond the arc resulting in 2.2 treys per game. Tyler Wahl paces the Badgers in scoring (13.2 points per game) and assists (1.8), and produces 6.4 rebounds. He also puts up 1.4 steals and 0.5 blocked shots. The Badgers get 10.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game from Connor Essegian.

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What you need to know about the Indiana Hoosiers

So far this year, the Hoosiers are averaging 79.9 points per game (32nd-ranked in college basketball) and surrendering 69.3 points per contest (189th-ranked). With 34.5 boards per game, Indiana is 84th in the country. It allows 29.9 rebounds per contest, which ranks 116th in college basketball.

Offensively the Hoosiers have played better in home games this year, putting up 85.8 points per game, compared to 69.2 per game when playing on the road. With 7.1 three-pointers per game, Indiana is 218th in college basketball. It has a 37.8% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 40th in college basketball. With 8.0 three-pointers conceded per game, the Hoosiers are 272nd in the country. They are ceding a 35.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 274th in college basketball.

The Hoosiers have two wins against the spread, and are 4-6 overall, over their last 10 games. In its past 10 contests, Indiana has hit the over seven times. On offense, Indiana has struggled over its last 10 games, scoring 74.6 points per contest over that span compared to the 79.9 it has racked up over the course of this year. Indiana’s defense has been less stingy lately, as the team has allowed 75.3 points per game over its past 10 compared to the 69.3 points per game its opponents average on the season.

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What you need to know about the Wisconsin Badgers

The Badgers are 269th in the country in points scored (68.3 per game) and 33rd in points allowed (62.9). At 29.9 rebounds per game and 32.8 rebounds conceded, Wisconsin is 288th and 272nd in the nation, respectively.

At 8.8 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 37.4% from downtown, Wisconsin is 55th and 51st in the country, respectively, in those categories. In 2022-23, the Badgers are 126th in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded (6.7 per game) and 156th in defensive 3-point percentage (32.7%).

The Badgers have a 4-6 record against the spread while going 7-3 overall in their past 10 games. Seven of Wisconsin’s last 10 games have gone over the total. Wisconsin has played better offensively in its previous 10 games, generating 71.2 points per contest, 2.9 more than its season average of 68.3. While the Badgers are giving up 62.9 points per game in 2022-23, they have been worse in their last 10 games, allowing 67.8 points per contest.

Indiana vs. Wisconsin Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is Indiana, and we predict that Wisconsin will cover the spread (Indiana -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 136.5 points.

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How to bet Indiana vs. Wisconsin

You can bet on Indiana vs. Wisconsin at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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