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How and what to watch for No. 21 Wisconsin vs. Nebraska

The Badgers will look to get back into the win column when they take on the hapless Cornhuskers on Wednesday night.

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Wisconsin Badgers guard D’Mitrik Trice goes up for a layup during the second half against the Illinois Fighting Illini at State Farm Center. Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

The No. 21-ranked Wisconsin Badgers will look to get back into the win column when they play the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Wednesday night.

The Badgers (14-6, 8-5 Big Ten) enter this game off a 15-point loss to the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday. Wisconsin has lost three out of their last five games, with their only wins against Penn State and Maryland. Against Illinois, Wisconsin shot 41.7 percent from the field, but only 16.7 percent from three-point range. Senior D’Mitrik Trice is the Badgers’ leading scorer, and recorded 22 points in the 75-60 loss.

The Cornhuskers (4-10, 0-7 Big Ten) limp into Wednesday night’s game on a seven-game losing streak. One of those losses came against the Badgers back on Dec. 22, where they fell 67-53. Nebraska has been defeated by an average of 14.8 points per game. The Huskers lost 79-61 to the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Monday night, with Lat Mayen scoring a team-high 15 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the field and 3-of-6 from three-point range.

Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming

You can watch Wisconsin vs. Nebraska on Wednesday, February 10th at 9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2, or you can stream it via the ESPN app with a cable or streaming service login. If you don’t have a cable login to access the ESPN app, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream it

Point Spread, Totals, Odds, Trends

Point spread: Wisconsin -12
Point Total: 137
Money line: Wisconsin -910, Nebraska +600

  • The Badgers have a record of 2-3 against the spread in their last five games. Additionally, Wisconsin is 3-4 ATS away from their friendly confines in Madison, WI.
  • Despite not having a win in conference and losing seven consecutive games, Nebraska has a record of 2-3 ATS in their last five games. Furthermore, the point total has gone under in five of Nebraska’s last seven when they are the underdog.

The Best Bet

After losing to the Fighting Illini, the Badgers are due for a get right game against the Cornhuskers. When these two teams played each other in December, the Badgers won 67-53. Coincidentally, the Cornhuskers are 0-7 when they allow opponents to score 75 points or more. This season, the Badgers are averaging just a tick under 75 points at 71.3 points per game.

Pick: Wisconsin -12

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