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Wisconsin Badgers at Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Preview – Feb 1, 2024

In College Basketball on Thursday, the Wisconsin Badgers are on the road at the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The Wisconsin Badgers are 16-4 on the season, and have won three straight games. In their most recent win; the Badgers smacked the Michigan State Spartans at home. Wisconsin is 9-1 in their last 10 games.

For the Cornhuskers, they have had a nice start to their season. They are fifth in the Big Ten, and sit with a 15-6 record on the season. Nebraska though is coming off a road loss at Maryland on Saturday. The Cornhuskers are 6-4 in their last 10 games.

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are -1 in this game at home over Wisconsin. The total is set at 146.

Badgers Looking to Keep Streak Going

For Wisconsin, they are looking to make it four in a row, after their impressive win last week over Michigan State. The Badgers even moved into the Top 10 in the latest Associated Press poll, coming in at 6. The losses for Wisconsin this season have come to Tennessee, Providence, Arizona and on the road at Penn State.

The Badgers are scoring 76 points per game, which is more than many Badgers teams of the past scored. Wisconsin is one of the best free throw shooting teams in College Basketball, at 77.6 points per game.  AJ Storr is coming off his first double double of his career, and leads the team with 15.9 points per game.

Wisconsin will head home after this game, and host the Purdue Boilermakers on Sunday. Following that, the Badgers head out on the road for two more road games. Wisconsin will visit Michigan on February 7th and Rutgers on February 10th.

Nebraska Seeking Upset

The Cornhuskers will look to play spoiler, but also look to bounce back. After a 15-5 start, losing by 22 on the road at Mayland was not what they had in mind. The Cornhuskers other losses this season came to Creighton, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Rutgers. The first meeting between these two teams was January 6th in Madison. The Badgers won by 16.

Nebraska is scoring 77.2 points per game. The Cornhuskers are making nearly 10 three point shots per game. Leading the charge on the offensive side is Keisei Tominaga, with 13.6 per game. Tominaga scored 16 in the loss to Maryland. Rienk Mast, who transferred from Bradley, is second on the team, but has been inconsistent. Mast scored 34 against Ohio State, and then 5 at Maryland.

Following this game, Nebraska will take back to back road trips at Illinois and Northwestern. Once they get back home on February 10th, they host Michigan and then a week later Penn State comes to town.

Nebraska Pulls Upset

The Nebraska Cornhuskers need a signature win, and this would be it. Look for the Cornhuskers to rebound from the bad loss. Wisconsin shoots poorly, and the Cornhuskers get the job done. When betting this game, we are taking the Nebraska Cornhuskers at home over the Wisconsin Badgers. Take Nebraska -1 over Wisconsin on Wednesday!

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