The Wisconsin vs. Florida betting line for this Sweet 16 showdown had the Gators as a -1.5 to -2 favorite. Spread action was balanced for this matchup. LIVE IN-PLAY WAGERING is available right up to the final second for this game.
Wisconsin was right around the .500 mark Against The Spread for the season. 60 percent of their last ten games were covers including the 1st and 2nd round games in this year’s Tournament.
The number 8 seed Badgers knocked off number one seed Villanova with a three-point victory in their last game to advance into the Sweet 16.
Nigel Hayes scored 19 points, dropping a layup in traffic with 11.4 seconds left to put Wisconsin ahead 64-62, and Bronson Koenig added 17 for the tournament-toughened Badgers (27-9), who are going back to the Sweet 16 for the fourth straight year.
The Badgers are hoping for their first NCAA Men’s College Basketball Championship since 1941. They have appeared in ten Sweet Sixteens and six Elite Eights.
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Florida held Virginia (23-11) to a season-low 17 points in the first half
The Gators are 19-13 Against The Spread coming into this one, covering in half of them including the 1st and 2nd round games.
Florida dismantled Virginia last weekend 65-39.
Devin Robinson had 14 points and 11 rebounds, the fifth double-double of his career.
Justin Leon added 14 points and nine rebounds for the Gators (26-8), who advanced to the Sweet Sixteen for the 11th time in school history and fifth in the last seven years.
Florida held Virginia (23-11) to a season-low 17 points in the first half and 30.2 percent shooting on the night.
The Badgers are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 NCAA Tournament games as an underdog and 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 NCAA Tournament games as an underdog of 0.5-6.5.
The Gators are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games as a favorite of 0.5-6.5 and 22-10 ATS in their last 32 NCAA Tournament games.
- Mary Montgomery, Gambling911.com