College Basketball Betting Preview: Texas vs. Wisconsin

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by Sportsbook Advisor - 12/23/2008 2:11 PM Share

This college basketball preview of the Texas vs. Wisconsin game is courtesy of SBG Global where the line opened at Texas - 1.5 , Total TBA

5th ranked Texas gets a real test on Tuesday night as they visit the Wisconsin Badgers. The Longhorns have played five neutral-site games this season but this is their first true road game. It is the sixth all-time meeting between Texas and Wisconsin. It is also the second consecutive season that the two schools have met. The Longhorns are 1-4 all-time against the Badgers including last season's 67-66 loss in Austin. Michael Flowers hit a three-pointer with 2.7 seconds remaining to give Wisconsin the win last year. SBG Globalreports that early College basketball line has the public taking Texas on the Road.

The Longhorns are coming off a tough 67-63 loss to Michigan State on Saturday but it didn't really hurt them in the rankings. The Longhorns have already played four Top 25 opponents in their first 11 games, going 2-2. Texas is still ranked No. 9 in the latest Associated Press poll and 8th in the latest ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll. Texas has outrebounded their opponents in eight of their first 11 games this season. The big difference in Texas' nine wins and two losses this season is all about defense. In their wins the Longhorns have played suffocating defense but in their losses they have slipped.

The Badgers are 8-0 on the season when outrebounding their opponent. Wisconsin has won nine straight home games with their last loss coming to Purdue last January.

Here are the College Basketball betting stats for Tuesday's game. The Longhorns are 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 Tuesday games. The Longhorns are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. the Big Ten.

The Badgers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 vs. the Big 12. The Badgers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. The Badgers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Badgers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games.

SBG GlobalCurrent Line: Texas - 1.5 , Total TBA

The Under is 4-1 in the Longhorns last 5 vs. the Big Ten. The Over is 5-2 in the Longhorns last 7 road games. The Under is 16-6-1 in the Badgers last 23 home games.


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