Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for their 2015 Basketball game. The teams will play on Tuesday January 20, 2015. At 9:00 PM EST on the ESPN Television Network.
The (13-5) Iowa Hawkeyes of the Big-Ten Conference makes the trip from Iowa City to the land of the cheese heads. Iowa will play the (16-2) and fifth-ranked Wisconsin Badgers also of the Big-10 in 2015 College Basketball action. The teams will play at the Kohl Center on campus in Madison, Wisconsin. This Sports Handicapper believes the Iowa Hawkeyes have one of the best big men that no one knows. Wisconsin is rounding into form and is on the quest for a consecutive Final Four appearance. The betting line has Wisconsin as a ten-point home favorite Against The Spread, and the total is not available for Tuesday Night’s game.
The 2015 Iowa Hawkeyes have won four of five straight up and Against The Spread. Iowa beat Ohio State 76-67 on Saturday the 17th. Iowa is 4-1 in Conference play and are right in the thick of the race. Senior Forward Aaron White scored 22 points in the win over Ohio State and is averaging sixteen points per contest. White is good down low; he can also come out and shoot the mid-range jump shot. Iowa Guard Peter Jok has a minor hand injury but should be ready to go. Iowa Head Coach Fran McCaffery is doing a good replacing Roy Devyn Marble and two others from last year’s team who graduated. The betting odds over the total is 13-3 Iowa last sixteen against the Big-Ten. Iowa is 6-2 Against The Spread their last eight on Tuesday’s. The Iowa Hawkeyes are 4-4 on Free NCAA Basketball Expert ATS Predictions their last ten going over the betting odds total five times and staying under three. The key to an Iowa win is to put move White to the perimeter, Wisconsin big men have size and will win the inside battle. Highly rated Junior College transfer Trey Dickerson must become a complete player for Iowa success.
The 2015 Wisconsin Badgers beat a talented Nebraska team by double-digits last Thursday night at home. Wisconsin is at the top of the Conference along with Maryland. The Badgers only Conference loss was at Rutgers on the 11th of this month. Starting Point Gaurd Traevon Jackson is out until mid-February with a broken foot, and he has been the catalyst for the program for three years. The Jackson injury may be a blessing is disguise as for the NCAA Tournament with other guards getting playing time. The betting odds over the total is 8-1 Wisconsin last nine against the Big-Ten. The Wisconsin Badgers are 1-3-1 ATS their last five at home, going over the betting odds total twice and staying under three times. Forward Sam Dekker is the pre-season Big-Ten Player of the year and is averaging a little over twelve points per game. Center Frank Kaminsky is the Badgers leading with 17 points per contest and scored a game-high twenty-two against Nebraska. The key to a Wisconsin win is to be patient on offense and play tough defense that they thrive on.
Free Pick: Wisconsin-10.