Saturday, October 17, 2015
Camp Randall Stadium
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The Purdue Boilermakers face the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 20.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48.
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Purdue was led in passing last game by David Blough, who finished with 207 yards through the air. He went 21 for 49 on the game, good for a 43% completion percentage. D.J. Knox was the rushing leader for the Boilermakers last game. He carried the ball 13 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 60 yards. Danny Anthrop led the team in receiving. He had a total of 59 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 12 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Purdue totaled 275 yards by way of 77 plays. They rushed the ball 28 times for a total of 68 yards on the game and the Boilermakers totaled 17 first downs by getting 4 rushing, 11 passing and 2 by penalty.
Wisconsin was led in passing last game by Joel Stave, who finished with 322 yards through the air. He went 25 for 50 on the game, good for a 50% completion percentage. Dare Ogunbowale was the rushing leader for the Badgers last game. He carried the ball 18 times for an average of 7 yards per carry and ended with 117 yards. Alex Erickson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 113 yards on 7 receptions for an average of 16 yards per catch in the game. Wisconsin totaled 469 yards by way of 84 plays. They rushed the ball 34 times for a total of 147 yards on the game and the Badgers totaled 26 first downs by getting 6 rushing, 16 passing and 4 by penalty.
Purdue is averaging 25.8 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 21.5 passes per game on 39.8 attempts for a 54 percent completion percentage and average 228.7 yards in the passing department per game. The Boilermakers carry the ball for an average of 148.2 yards per game on 36.5 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season. They are also running 76.3 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 376.8 yards per contest. The Boilermakers manage 19.8 first downs per contest and they average a total of 47.7 penalty yards on 5 penalties.
Purdue gives up 34.3 points per contest and an average of 214 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 20.7 completed passes on 32.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.6. The Boilermakers allow an average of 216.5 rushing yards per game on 42.3 carries for a 5.1 average. Purdue allows 430.5 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.2 penalties for 68.5 yards per game.
Wisconsin is putting 26.7 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 20.3 passes per game on 34.3 attempts for a 59.2 percent completion percentage and average 239.2 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Badgers carry the ball for an average of 164.3 yards per game on 37.2 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. They also run 71.5 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 403.5 yards in each contest. The Badgers are gaining 23 first downs per contest and they average 60.8 penalty yards on 6.5 penalties per game.
Wisconsin surrenders 11.5 points per game and 174 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 15.7 completed passes per game on 30.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.9. The Badgers allow an average of 111.8 rushing yards per game on 31.5 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. Wisconsin allows 285.8 total yards per game for an average of 4.6 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 8.5 penalties for 82.3 yards in each contest.
Purdue Betting Trends
Purdue is 3-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Purdue has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Wisconsin Betting Trends
Wisconsin is 2-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Wisconsin has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/13/15 WR Trae Hart Collarbone out indefinitely
10/12/15 LB Ja'Whan Bentley ACL out for season
10/11/15 Backup QB Austin Appleby Thigh "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
10/11/15 LB Wyatt Cook Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
10/07/15 DE Chazmyn Turner Suspension expected to miss 2 games
09/28/15 DL Michael Rouse III Knee out indefinitely
09/23/15 LB Markus Bailey ACL out for season
10/12/15 OL Dan Voltz Elbow injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/11/15 OL Hayden Biegel Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/11/15 RB Taiwan Deal Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/07/15 TE Austin Traylor Arm expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/24/15 RB Corey Clement Hernia expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/12/15 OG Ray Ball Shoulder out indefinitely
09/10/15 OG Jon Dietzen Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Wisconsin
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