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The Wisconsin Badgers can secure the No. 4 seed in the 2019 Big Ten Tournament with a road win over the Ohio State Buckeyes to close out the regular season. Wisconsin is currently a 3.5-point road favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.


However, if you're looking to place a bet on Sunday's Big Ten showdown, take a look at what some of the experts from around the industry have to say about this one first. 


Wisconsin vs Ohio State Predictions

SB Nation

Justin Golba, of SB Nation's Land-Grant Holy Land, is backing the visiting team in Wisconsin to win straight up (SU) and cover by a wide margin. Despite the Badgers being favored by less than four points, Golba believes Wisconsin's Ethan Happ will dominate the paint and lead his team to a 70-58 victory. 


Tony's Picks

The staff from Tony's Picks is also confident in Wisconsin's ability to beat the Buckeyes and cover a 3.5-point spread. While they aren't calling for a 12-point margin of victory like Justin Golba, the Tony's Picks staff are predicting a 62-57 final score in favor of Wisconsin. 


Buckeyes Wire

Phil Harrison, of USA Today Sports' Buckeyes Wire, is following the same pattern as the previous two predictions, picking the Badgers to win 68-60 and cover the spread. Similar to Golba's prediction, Harrison believes the absence of paint defender Kaleb Wesson for Ohio State will allow Ethan Happ to have a breakout performance and carry the Badgers to a win. 


Overall, all three of our highlighted expert predictions are picking Wisconsin to win this matchup straight up and cover at least a 5-point spread over the Buckeyes. 


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