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College Basketball Odds & Picks: How Experts Are Betting Illinois vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 27)

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Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images. Pictured: Head coach Greg Gard of the Wisconsin Badgers

Illinois vs. Wisconsin Odds

Illinois Odds +4.5
Wisconsin Odds -4.5
Over/Under 135.5
Time | Channel  2 p.m. ET | ESPN

If you’re a college basketball fan and/or bettor, today is for you!

There are an incredible 116 games on Saturday’s schedule, which is both awesome and daunting for sports bettors.

Handicapping such a massive slate can be a tall task, but that’s exactly why we designed our College Basketball PRO Report, which analyzes the key value indicators across the betting market market for every game, and in real-time.

After checking in with this feature, it’s clear that both sharp and expert bettors are keying in this afternoon’s huge No. 5 Illinois vs. No. 23 Wisconsin matchup.

Let’s take a look at the smart way to bet Illinois vs. Wisconsin.

College Basketball Picks: Illinois vs. Wisconsin

Sharp Action

The line movement for Illinois vs. Wisconsin is very interesting.

After the Badgers opened as 4-point favorites, this spread actually dipped to -3.5, and that’s when sharps struck.

Action Labs’ Bet Signals triggered a smart money move early Saturday morning at -3.5, driving Wisconsin back through the opener and up to -4.5 across the betting market.

Top Experts

One of The Action Network’s top college basketball bettors is backing Greg Gard’s squad as well, indicating that the wiseguys and our experts are in agreement.

With both sharp and expert bettors aligned, our PRO Report is pegging Wiscy as the valuable side of this matchup.

PRO Projections Pick: Wisconsin -3.5

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