Baylor vs Wisconsin – Sweet 16 Betting Analysis

Documented Handicappers has issued this Sweet 16 matchup with Baylor vs Wisconsin as the game of the night.  Baylor is looking to advance to the Elite 8 for the 3rd time in the past five years.  Wisconsin has been to the Elite 8 once under Bo Ryan.

Baylor ranks third nationally in offensive rebounding percentage, grabbing 40.6% of their misses while 10.1% of their offensive possessions end with a putback around the rim. Baylor ranks third nationally in offensive rebounding percentage, grabbing 40.6% of their misses while 10.1% of their offensive possessions end with a put back around the rim. Wisconsin ranked 11th nationally in defensive rebounding percentage, allowing opponents to grab just 27.0% of their missed shots.  It will be a test of wills tonight.

The Bears were able to shut down Creighton with their zone and defend the perimeter, forcing Creighton to go inside.  Wisconsin’s offense relies on the 3 ball which make work in the Bears favor if the Badgers don’t have the touch tonight.

This is a tough prediction and the game could go either way.  If Wisconsin comes out shooting hot then the Bears will be forced to make adjustments or it could be a long night.  If the Bears are able to out rebound Wisconsin then Baylor will be able to implement their game plan of forcing the Badgers to go inside and grab the misses.

Prediction: Baylor +3.5

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