Wisconsin Badgers at Purdue Boilermakers ATS Prediction 01/24/20

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It will be a meeting between two superb defenses when the Purdue Boilermakers (10-9, 3-5 Big 10) clash with the Wisconsin Badgers (12-7, 5-3 Big 10) at Mackey Arena. The game gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, January 24, 2020.

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Purdue Boilermakers ATS Odds

In their last contest, the Boilermakers fell to the 21st-ranked Illinois Fighting Illini, 79-62, while the Badgers were victorious over the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 82-68.

The Badgers had a superb offensive rebounding percentage of 28.6 (above their season average of 25.7) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.603 (above their season average of 0.499). Purdue, meanwhile, had a turnover percentage of 8.4 (better than their season average of 14.7). Nojel Eastern played well for Purdue with 14 points and five rebounds. Wisconsin received a boost from D’Mitrik Trice, who contributed 11 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists.

The Boilermakers won the only game between these two teams last year, 84-80. The Boilermakers’ turnover percentage was their biggest advantage over the Badgers. Purdue had a rate of 9.2, while Wisconsin posted a mark of 20.9. This is the first time these teams will clash this year.

Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when two of the NCAA’s slowest-paced teams clash. Purdue currently ranks 332nd in possessions per game (65.7) and Wisconsin is 345th (63.7).

Wisconsin Badgers at Purdue Boilermakers Free Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Purdue, ATS Winner – Wisconsin, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Wisconsin ranks 29th in three pointers allowed per game (18.2) while Purdue ranks 141st (21.8).
  • The Badgers rank 46th in rebounds allowed per game (32.5) while the Boilermakers rank 88th (33.8).
  • Wisconsin and Purdue rank 21st in steals allows per game (5.0).
  • The Badgers rank 30th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Boilermakers rank 122nd (3.8).
  • Wisconsin ranks 44th in assists allowed per game (10.7) while Purdue ranks 124th (12.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Boilermakers have scored an average of 59.6 points per game (8.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 65.0 points per game (4.5 above their season average).
  • The Badgers’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 2.4, down from 6.7 for the season.