Wisconsin at Minnesota College Football Picks & Parlay 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
TCF Bank Stadium
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers host the Wisconsin Badgers at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 16 point favorites. The Golden Gophers have an over/under record of 6-4-0 and they are 4-5-1 against the spread. The Badgers have an ATS record of 6-4-0 while their over/under record is 7-3-0.
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Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 7-3-0 against the over/under
The Wisconsin Badgers are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 4-5-1 against the spread
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
11/12/17 LB Chris Orr Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
11/12/17 S D'cota Dixon Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
11/12/17 WR George Rushing Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
11/12/17 WR Jazz Peavy Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
11/12/17 TE Luke Benzschawel Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
11/12/17 OL Tyler Biadasz Leg left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
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 RB Sam Brodner Knee is out for season
08/27/17 LB Zack Baun Foot is out for season
08/10/17 LB Jack Cichy ACL out for season
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/12/17 DB Antoine Winfield Jr. Hamstring is "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
11/12/17 OL Jared Weyler Leg is out for season
11/12/17 DB Kiondre Thomas Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
11/12/17 RB Shannon Brooks Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
11/04/17 OL Nick Connelly Concussion is out for season
10/01/17 WR Demetrius Douglas Foot out for season
09/27/17 WR Melvin Holland Jr. Leg out for season
09/27/17 DB Zo Craighton Leg out for season
08/30/17 WR Chris Autman-Bell Leg out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wisconsin Badgers have run for 2,636 yards as a team, which ranks 21st in college football. They've run 512 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Badgers have been penalized on offense 63 times for 579 yards so far this season, which has them 77th in the country in penalties. They are 25th in the nation in points scored with 387. They have run 740 plays this season for 4,660 yards, which ranks them 97th in Division 1 in total offense. The Badgers average 6.3 yards per play, which is 32nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 237 1st downs this year, placing them 45th overall as an offensive unit. Alex Hornibrook averages 8.9 yards per pass attempt and 7.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 141 passes on 225 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 152.4. He has thrown for 2,006 yards this season.
The Badgers rush defense has allowed 326 attempts for 873 yards this year, putting them in 1st place in D-1 against the run. Wisconsin has committed 66 penalties for 581 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 67th in college football. They are 2nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 144. They have surrendered a total of 2,710 yards on D, which is 2nd in the country. The Badgers are ranked 3rd in yards per play allowed with 4.1. Opposing offenses have completed 166 passes on 334 attempts against the Wisconsin Badgers defense this season, placing them 21st and 64th in Division 1. The Wisconsin pass defense has also given up a total of 1,837 yards through the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Wisconsin Badgers have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 11, which is 77th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85%. Wisconsin Badgers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 50 for 50 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,755 yards on 44 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 101st in Division 1 in punting average. Wisconsin is ranked 38th in the nation in punt returns with 20. They've accumulated 176 punt return yards and average 8.8 yards per return, which is 44th in college football. They have returned 24 kicks for 505 yards on special teams, ranking 102nd in kick return yardage. The Badgers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 46th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,341.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Gophers are 95th in the country in points scored with 265. They have run 710 plays this year for 3,570 yards, which ranks them 120th in Division 1 in total offense. The Minnesota Golden Gophers average 5 yards per play, which is 114th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 189 1st downs this season, ranking them 115th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Minnesota has run for 2,096 yards as a unit, which ranks 39th in college football. They've run 486 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. Minnesota has been penalized on offense 39 times for 330 yards so far this year, which has them 129th in the country in penalties. Demry Croft has passed for 634 yards this year. He's completed 48 throws while attempting 113 passes for a completion percentage of 42.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 88.9. He averages 3.5 adjusted yards per throw and 5.6 yards per pass attempt.
Minnesota is 40th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 243. They have given up a total of 3,704 yards on D, which is 34th in D-1. The Golden Gophers are 42nd in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opponent offenses have completed 193 throws on 311 attempts against the Minnesota defense this season, ranking them 59th and 34th in the nation. The Minnesota Golden Gophers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,925 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 383 attempts for 1,779 yards this season, putting them in 62nd place in the country against the run. The Golden Gophers have had 61 penalties for 606 yards on defense this year. That places them 74th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Minnesota is 112th in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 36 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 117th in D-1. They have returned 34 kicks for 711 yards on special teams, which puts them 46th in kick return yardage. The Minnesota Golden Gophers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 115th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,316. The Golden Gophers have tried 18 field goals this year and made 14, which is 42nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. Minnesota kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 31 for 32 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,525 yards on 59 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 38th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Badgers/Golden Gophers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Badgers -16
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