Minnesota at Wisconsin Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 11/26/2014
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Camp Randall Stadium in Madison
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On Saturday afternoon, the Minnesota Golden Gophers (8-3) and the Wisconsin Badgers (9-2) will square off in a game between two very solid defenses. Last year, the Badgers went to Minnesota and defeated the Golden Gophers 20-7.
Minnesota held Nebraska to just three points in the second half of their game last Saturday and beat them 28-24 for their first win over a ranked opponent this season. They didn't have a turnover in that game and they were able to rush for 281 yards.
Through their first 11 games, the Golden Gophers are in the top 25 in rushing by gaining 228.9 yards per game on the ground. Their best player has been running back David Cobb, who has gained 1430 yards on the ground with 12 touchdowns. Quarterback Mitch Leidner has thrown for 1,445 yards with 10 touchdowns and eight interceptions.
Last Saturday, Wisconsin won their sixth consecutive game by going on the road and beating Iowa 26-24. They rushed for 266 yards in that win and they went 7-for-13 on their third down opportunities.
The Badgers have been able to score 37.8 points per game this year while only allowing their opponents to score 16.1 points per game against them. Heisman candidate Melvin Gordon has rushed for 2,109 yards through 11 games this season with 25 touchdowns and he's averaged 8.3 yards per carry.
Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
Minnesota Golden Gophers are 7-4-0 Against the Spread
Minnesota Golden Gophers are 4-6-0 against the Over/Under
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
Wisconsin Badgers are 5-6-0 Against the Spread
Wisconsin Badgers are 6-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Minnesota Golden Gophers
11/22/14 DB Antonio Johnson Undisclosed "?"
11/22/14 TE Brandon Lingen Undisclosed "?"
11/22/14 C Brian Bobek Undisclosed "?"
11/22/14 RB David Cobb Leg injured last game, "?"
11/22/14 WR Drew Wolitarsky Ankle "?"
09/18/14 OL Alex Mayes Shoulder out for season
09/16/14 WR Isaiah Gentry Knee out for season
09/10/14 LB Cody Poock Knee out for season
09/10/14 OL Jared Weyler Knee out for season
09/09/14 LB Nick Rallis Knee out for season
09/02/14 DT Scott Ekpe Knee out for season
08/22/14 TE Duke Anyanwu Knee out for season
11/22/14 OL Trent Denlinger Undisclosed "?"
11/05/14 TE Eric Steffes Knee out for season
09/25/14 LB D'cota Dixon Shoulder out for season
09/16/14 Backup RB Caleb Kinlaw Undisclosed expected to redshirt
09/16/14 Backup RB Taiwan Deal Hand out for season
08/29/14 RB Vonte Jackson Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Wisconsin
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