Saturday, November 19, 2016
Ross Ade Stadium
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The Wisconsin Badgers take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Ross Ade Stadium. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 26.5 point favorites. This season the Badgers are 8-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-7-0. The Boilermakers have an over/under record of 8-2-0 and they are 4-6-0 against the spread.
Alex Hornibrook finished with 92 yards through the air for Wisconsin last week. He completed 11 passes out of 19 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Badgers were led in rushing by Corey Clement, who finished with 106 yards on 32 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Jazz Peavy was the team leader in receiving with a total of 73 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Wisconsin got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 11 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 79 total plays for 333 yards for the game. The Badgers ran for 190 yards on 57 attempts.
David Blough finished with 391 yards passing for Purdue last week. He went 29 for 48, resulting in a 60% completion percentage. The Boilermakers were led on the ground by Markell Jones, who finished with 50 yards on 13 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Cameron Posey led the team in receiving with 128 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Purdue had 19 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 77 total plays for 414 yards for the contest. The Boilermakers ran for 23 yards on 28 carries as a team.
Wisconsin scores 26.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 83rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 14.8 passes on 25.1 attempts for a 59 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 181.2 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 103rd in college football. The Badgers run for an average of 198.7 yards per game on 46.8 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 40th in the nation. They also run 71.9 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 379.9 yards per game, ranking their offense 91st overall this season. The Badgers average 20.2 first downs per game which ranks them 86th in the country. They accumulate 27.6 penalty yards per game via 2.8 penalties, which ranks 127th in the nation.
Wisconsin allows 191.5 passing yards per game, ranking 19th in D-1, and they allow 12.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 4th. They give up 16.7 completions on 32 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 52.2. The Badgers allow 101 rushing yards per game on 30.1 carries for an average of 3.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 5th in the country. Wisconsin allows 292.5 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 8th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties for 40.2 yards per game, ranking them 10th among D-1 teams.
Purdue averages 25.1 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 91st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 27.3 passes per game on 48.1 attempts for a 56.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 309.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 18th in Division 1. The Boilermakers run for an average of 104.3 yards per game on 30.4 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 124th on the ground. They also run 78.5 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 413.5 yards per game, ranking them 61st in the country on offense. The Boilermakers get an average of 21.8 first downs per game, which ranks 53rd in the nation. They average 37.6 penalty yards per game via 4.3 penalties, ranking them 120th in college football.
Purdue allows an average of 218.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 53rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 38.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 119th in the nation. They give up 16.4 completions on 27.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 59 per game. The Boilermakers allow 248.9 rushing yards per contest on 43.4 carries for a 5.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 122nd in the country. Purdue allows 467 total yards per game for an average of 6.6 yards per play, which ranks 113th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 62.8 yards in each contest, ranking 102nd in the nation.
Wisconsin Betting Trends
Wisconsin is 3-7-0 against the over/under this season
Wisconsin has an ATS record of 8-2-0 this season
Purdue Betting Trends
Purdue is 8-2-0 against the over/under this season
Purdue has an ATS record of 4-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/13/16 OL Jacob Maxwell Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
11/13/16 FB Austin Ramesh Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/29/16 NT Olive Sagapolu Arm out indefinitely
10/24/16 LB Jack Cichy Pectoral out for season
10/20/16 LS Jake Cesear Undisclosed has left team
09/29/16 K Rafael Gaglianone Back out for season
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
11/13/16 RB David Yancey Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/13/16 LB Ja'Whan Bentley Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/13/16 CB Myles Norwood Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/13/16 RB Richie Worship Leg "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/13/16 CB Tim Cason Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/13/16 DT Jake Replogle Head "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/13/16 OT Jalen Neal Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/13/16 OG Jason King Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/13/16 DT Lorenzo Neal Foot "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/13/16 OL Michael Mendez Knee "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
10/29/16 S Brandon Roberts Disciplinary out indefinitely
10/29/16 CB David Rose Disciplinary out indefinitely
10/12/16 WR Domonique Young Knee out for season
10/08/16 OL Martesse Patterson Legal problems out indefinitely
08/29/16 RB D.J. Knox Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Purdue +26.5
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