Saturday, September 10, 2016
Camp Randall Stadium
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The Akron Zips take on the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Camp Randall Stadium. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 25 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45. This season the Zips are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Badgers have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Tommy Woodson finished with 407 yards through the air for Akron last week. He completed 23 passes out of 32 attempts for a 72% completion percentage. The Zips were led in rushing by Warren Ball, who finished with 110 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Jerome Lane was the team leader in receiving with a total of 196 yards and 10 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. As a team in that game Akron got a total of 24 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 16 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 67 total plays for 576 yards for the game. The Zips ran for 151 yards on 29 attempts.
Bart Houston finished with 205 yards through the air for Wisconsin last week. He completed 19 passes out of 31 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Badgers were led in rushing by Corey Clement, who finished with 86 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Troy Fumagalli was the team leader in receiving with a total of 100 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Wisconsin got a total of 21 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 11 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 73 total plays for 339 yards for the game. The Badgers ran for 134 yards on 42 attempts.
Akron scores 47 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 32nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 25 passes on 38 attempts for a 65.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 425 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 9th in college football. The Zips run for an average of 151 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 72nd in the nation. They also run 67 plays per contest and average 8.6 yards per play for an average of 576 yards per game, ranking their offense 17th overall this season. The Zips average 24 first downs per game which ranks them 44th in the country. They accumulate 111 penalty yards per game via 13 penalties, which ranks 7th in the nation.
Akron allows 300 passing yards per game, ranking 101st in D-1, and they allow 24 points per contest on defense, which ranks 81st. They give up 28 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 75.7. The Zips allow 86 rushing yards per game on 45 carries for an average of 1.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 34th in the country. Akron allows 386 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 81st in terms of yards per game. They force 0 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties for 53 yards per game, ranking them 67th among D-1 teams.
Wisconsin averages 16 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 103rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19 passes per game on 31 attempts for a 61.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 205 yards through the air per game, ranking them 77th in Division 1. The Badgers run for an average of 134 yards per game on 42 attempts for an average of 3.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 84th on the ground. They also run 73 plays per game and average 4.6 yards per play for a total of 339 yards per game, ranking them 90th in the country on offense. The Badgers get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 72nd in the nation. They average 55 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 64th in college football.
Wisconsin allows an average of 131 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 28th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 14 points per contest, which has them ranked 50th in the nation. They give up 12 completions on 21 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.1 per game. The Badgers allow 126 rushing yards per contest on 29 carries for a 4.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 66th in the country. Wisconsin allows 257 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 34th in D-1. They force 3 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 57 yards in each contest, ranking 77th in the nation.
Akron Betting Trends
Akron is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Akron has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Wisconsin Betting Trends
Wisconsin is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Wisconsin has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
09/05/16 LB Chris Orr Leg out for season
09/05/16 OL Micah Kapoi Leg "?" Saturday vs. Akron
09/04/16 OL Logan Schmidt Head "?" Saturday vs. Akron
09/04/16 LB T.J. Edwards Foot "?" Saturday vs. Akron
08/25/16 OL Dan Voltz Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Wisconsin
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