Saturday, October 15, 2016
Camp Randall Stadium
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The Ohio State Buckeyes take on the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Camp Randall Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 9.5 point favorites. This season the Buckeyes are 4-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3-0. The Badgers have an over/under record of 1-4-0 and they are 4-1-0 against the spread.
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J.T. Barrett finished with 93 yards through the air for Ohio State last week. He completed 9 passes out of 21 attempts for a 43% completion percentage. The Buckeyes were led in rushing by J.T. Barrett, who finished with 137 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Dontre Wilson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 42 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Ohio State got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 15 came on the ground while 3 came through the air. They ran 71 total plays for 383 yards for the game. The Buckeyes ran for 290 yards on 50 attempts.
Alex Hornibrook finished with 88 yards passing for Wisconsin last week. He went 9 for 25, resulting in a 36% completion percentage. The Badgers were led on the ground by Corey Clement, who finished with 68 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Robert Wheelwright led the team in receiving with 46 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Wisconsin had 8 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 4 came from a pass. They ran 53 total plays for 159 yards for the contest. The Badgers ran for 71 yards on 28 carries as a team.
Ohio State scores 53.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 3rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.8 passes on 27.6 attempts for a 64.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 214 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 85th in college football. The Buckeyes run for an average of 323.6 yards per game on 50.8 attempts for an average of 6.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 3rd in the nation. They also run 78.4 plays per contest and average 6.9 yards per play for an average of 537.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 6th overall this season. The Buckeyes average 26.6 first downs per game which ranks them 7th in the country. They accumulate 71 penalty yards per game via 8.8 penalties, which ranks 19th in the nation.
Ohio State allows 148.6 passing yards per game, ranking 5th in D-1, and they allow 10.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 2nd. They give up 14 completions on 30.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 46.1. The Buckeyes allow 98 rushing yards per game on 35.6 carries for an average of 2.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 9th in the country. Ohio State allows 246.6 total yards per game including 3.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 4th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.6 penalties for 36 yards per game, ranking them 4th among D-1 teams.
Wisconsin averages 26 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 89th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16.4 passes per game on 27.8 attempts for a 59 percent completion percentage. They throw for 198.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 97th in Division 1. The Badgers run for an average of 161.6 yards per game on 43 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 78th on the ground. They also run 70.8 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 360.2 yards per game, ranking them 106th in the country on offense. The Badgers get an average of 20.2 first downs per game, which ranks 85th in the nation. They average 38.4 penalty yards per game via 3.6 penalties, ranking them 118th in college football.
Wisconsin allows an average of 201 passing yards per game, which ranks 35th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 12.2 points per contest, which has them ranked 4th in the nation. They give up 17.2 completions on 30.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 57 per game. The Badgers allow 90.4 rushing yards per contest on 29 carries for a 3.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 6th in the country. Wisconsin allows 291.4 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play, which ranks 11th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 5.8 penalties for 49.6 yards in each contest, ranking 44th in the nation.
Ohio State Betting Trends
Ohio State is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Ohio State has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Wisconsin Betting Trends
Wisconsin is 1-4-0 against the over/under this season
Wisconsin has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/30/16 OL Demetrius Knox Foot expected to miss 6-8 weeks
09/26/16 WR K.J. Hill Ankle expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/24/16 LB Justin Hilliard Undisclosed out for season
09/05/16 DL Tracy Sprinkle Leg out for season
08/31/16 DB Cam Burrows Foot out for season
08/29/16 QB Torrence Gibson Suspension out for season
08/19/16 DL Darius Slade Achilles out for season
09/30/16 LB Vince Biegel Foot expected to miss 2-4 weeks
09/29/16 K Rafael Gaglianone Back out for season
09/13/16 CB Natrell Jamerson Leg expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/10/16 OL George Panos Shoulder out for season
09/05/16 LB Chris Orr Leg out for season
08/25/16 OL Dan Voltz Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Wisconsin
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