The Wisconsin Badgers (3-2) take on the SMU Mustangs (4-1) at Suncoast Credit Union Arena on Wednesday, November 22, 2023. The game begins at 8:30 PM ET on Fox Sports 1. In this article, we investigate the SMU vs. Wisconsin odds and lines around this matchup.

The matchup between the Mustangs and the Badgers currently does not have a line set.

SMU is 2-2-0 against the spread, while Wisconsin’s ATS record this season is 2-3-0. One of the Mustangs’ games this season have gone over the point total, and three of the Badgers’ games have gone over.

Here’s everything you need to get ready for Wednesday’s college hoops action.

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SMU vs. Wisconsin prediction

Wisconsin 72, SMU 69

Against the spread

  • SMU has covered twice in four games with a spread this season.
  • Wisconsin has covered twice in five games with a spread this year.
  • The 77.2 points per game the Mustangs average are 9.8 more points than the Badgers allow (67.4).
  • SMU is 2-1 against the spread and 4-0 overall when scoring more than 67.4 points.
  • Wisconsin has a 2-2 record against the spread and a 3-1 record overall when allowing fewer than 77.2 points.
  • The Badgers average 11.4 more points per game (75.4) than the Mustangs give up (64.0).
  • Wisconsin has put together a 2-2 ATS record and a 3-1 overall record in games it scores more than 64.0 points.
  • SMU’s record is 2-1 against the spread and 4-0 overall when it gives up fewer than 75.4 points.

Players to watch


  • Zhuric Phelps is tops on his squad in both points (14.2) and assists (3.4) per contest, and also averages 5.0 rebounds. Defensively, he averages 1.8 steals and 0.8 blocked shots.
  • Tyreek Smith puts up 8.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 0.2 assists per contest, shooting 53.8% from the field.
  • Samuell Williamson paces the Mustangs at 6.6 rebounds per contest, while also averaging 2.6 assists and 7.0 points.


  • Steven Crowl is posting a team-best 7.2 rebounds per game. And he is producing 11.6 points and 2.0 assists, making 59.5% of his shots from the field.
  • Chucky Hepburn is the Badgers’ top assist man (3.6 per game), and he contributes 10.8 points and 2.4 rebounds.
  • Tyler Wahl is averaging 10.2 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest, making 52.6% of his shots from the field.