Michigan (10-21) has nothing to lose and should play balls-to-the-wall today versus Wisconsin (26-4). Take the underdog Wolverines in the Big Ten Tourney against the Badgers.
Wisconsin is not a team which plays a style conducive to really blowing teams out. A nine-point win is like a blowout for the Badgers. Michigan gained some momentum with an opening round win over Iowa and I like the Wolverines to be competitive here as they play with nothing to lose.
Michigan has played much better basketball down the stretch and actually played the Badgers to a three-point game this season. Coach Bo Ryan's Badgers are 4-12 ATS in road games after a cover as a double-digit favorite while John Beilein's teams are 18-6 ATS in road games after failing to cover four or five of their last six against the spread since 1997. In that same span, Beilein's teams are 32-16 ATS in March games.
Oddsmakers are giving the Wolverines too many. Take the points.
Free Pick: Michigan +13 (-110)
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