Ohio State at Wisconsin Big Ten Championship Picks & Parlay 12/2/2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Lucas Oil Stadium
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The Wisconsin Badgers host the Ohio State Buckeyes at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 6.5 point favorites. The Badgers have an over/under record of 7-5-0 and they are 8-4-0 against the spread. The Buckeyes have an ATS record of 5-7-0 while their over/under record is 9-3-0.
Valuable Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 9-3-0 against the over/under
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 5-7-0 against the spread
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 7-5-0 against the over/under
The Wisconsin Badgers are 8-4-0 against the spread
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/26/17 LB Dante Booker Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/26/17 QB J.T. Barrett Knee is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Wisconsin
11/26/17 CB Shaun Wade Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
10/28/17 S Eric Glover-Williams Dismissed is out for season
10/08/17 OL Branden Bowen Leg out for season
09/25/17 DT Malik Barrow Knee out for season
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
11/26/17 RB Bradrick Shaw Undisclosed left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
11/26/17 WR George Rushing Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
11/26/17 DB Lubern Figaro Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
11/26/17 LB Noah Burks Leg left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
11/13/17 WR Quintez Cephus Leg is out for season
10/27/17 S Patrick Johnson Arm is out for season
10/27/17 RB Taiwan Deal Ankle is out for season
10/27/17 CB Titus Booker Personal has left team
08/27/17 LB Mason Stokke Leg out for season
08/27/17 LB Zack Baun Foot is out for season
08/27/17 RB Sam Brodner Knee is out for season
08/10/17 LB Jack Cichy ACL out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Ohio State Buckeyes have run for 3,034 yards as a team, which ranks 11th in college football. They've run 508 times, averaging 6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Buckeyes have been penalized on offense 89 times for 865 yards so far this season, which has them 17th in the country in penalties. They are 4th in the nation in points scored with 526. They have run 904 plays this season for 6,376 yards, which ranks them 24th in Division 1 in total offense. The Buckeyes average 7.1 yards per play, which is 8th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 325 1st downs this year, placing them 3rd overall as an offensive unit. J.T. Barrett averages 8.3 yards per pass attempt and 9.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 216 passes on 327 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 164.9. He has thrown for 2,717 yards this season.
The Buckeyes rush defense has allowed 433 attempts for 1,354 yards this year, putting them in 13th place in D-1 against the run. Ohio State has committed 74 penalties for 631 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 66th in college football. They are 22nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 238. They have surrendered a total of 3,502 yards on D, which is 9th in the country. The Buckeyes are ranked 5th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opposing offenses have completed 200 passes on 361 attempts against the Ohio State Buckeyes defense this season, placing them 43rd and 61st in Division 1. The Ohio State pass defense has also given up a total of 2,148 yards through the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Ohio State Buckeyes have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 14, which is 57th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Ohio State Buckeyes kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 65 for 65 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,705 yards on 40 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 24th in Division 1 in punting average. Ohio State is ranked 10th in the nation in punt returns with 28. They've accumulated 115 punt return yards and average 4.3 yards per return, which is 114th in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 678 yards on special teams, ranking 67th in kick return yardage. The Buckeyes average 24 yards per kick return and they are 4th in the country in all-purpose yards with 7,169.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Badgers are 24th in the country in points scored with 418. They have run 799 plays this year for 5,120 yards, which ranks them 96th in Division 1 in total offense. The Wisconsin Badgers average 6.4 yards per play, which is 28th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 258 1st downs this season, ranking them 45th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Wisconsin has run for 2,927 yards as a unit, which ranks 17th in college football. They've run 550 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. Wisconsin has been penalized on offense 66 times for 613 yards so far this year, which has them 84th in the country in penalties. Alex Hornibrook has passed for 2,157 yards this year. He's completed 156 throws while attempting 244 passes for a completion percentage of 63.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 155.9. He averages 8.2 adjusted yards per throw and 8.8 yards per pass attempt.
Wisconsin is 2nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 144. They have given up a total of 2,843 yards on D, which is 1st in D-1. The Badgers are 1st in yards per play allowed with 4. Opponent offenses have completed 169 throws on 343 attempts against the Wisconsin defense this season, ranking them 12th and 43rd in the nation. The Wisconsin Badgers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,877 yards in the air, which is 3rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 365 attempts for 966 yards this season, putting them in 1st place in the country against the run. The Badgers have had 67 penalties for 592 yards on defense this year. That places them 52nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Wisconsin is 39th in the country in punt returns with 22. They've totaled 190 punt return yards and average 9 yards per return, which is 44th in D-1. They have returned 25 kicks for 529 yards on special teams, which puts them 107th in kick return yardage. The Wisconsin Badgers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 45th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,839. The Badgers have tried 14 field goals this year and made 12, which is 80th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Wisconsin kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 54 for 54 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,858 yards on 47 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 105th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Badgers +6.5 and over 53.5 total points
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