Wisconsin Badgers versus Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Tournament Final Four College Basketball Game Preview

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In Game 2 of the NCAA Tournament Final Four on Saturday April 4th it will be the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats squaring off with the Wisconsin Badgers. The Badgers and Wildcats get things started from Indianapolis Indiana at 8:49PM Eastern Time with TBS TV providing the telecast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business have Kentucky Wildcats the -5 point favorite with a total lined at 131 ½ points. Those who play on the Kentucky Wildcats on the money line will lay -240 odds with the return on the underdog Wisconsin Badgers at +200 odds on the money line.

Kentucky is a perfect 38-0 as they enter play. Each of their first three games in the NCAA Tournament was double digit victories. They then battled Notre Dame in an Elite Eight game where the Wildcats pulled out a 68-66 victory as a -11 point favorite. Kentucky faced adversity for the first time in this NCAA Tournament by falling behind by six points with six minutes left. Karl Anthony Towns had a big game for the Wildcats with 25 point as he made 10 of his 13 shots from the field. Prior to this matchup with the Fighting Irish the Kentucky Wildcats had held their first three opponents in this NCAA Tournament to just 28% shooting.

These two storied programs met during the Final Four of last year’s tournament and it was Kentucky pulling out the 74-73 victory as a -1 point favorite. The Wildcats had a good night shooting the basketball in that win by hitting on 50% from the field.

The Wisconsin Badgers are 35-3 on the season. It was a rematch of last year’s Elite Eight meeting as the Badgers faced the Arizona Wildcats. Wisconsin like last year got the victory this time winning 85-78. It was a scorching hot shooting night as the Badgers made 55% of their shots and 66% of their shots from three. Sam Dekker had a big game against the Wildcats with 27 points as he made 8 of 11 from the field and nailed 5 of 6 three point shots.

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