Wisconsin at Nebraska College Football Picks & Predictions 10/11/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Tom Osborne Field at Memorial Stadium
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The Wisconsin Badgers head to Tom Osborne Field at Memorial Stadium to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Wisconsin as 10 point favorites. The total has been set at 47. The Badgers are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Cornhuskers are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-3-0.
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Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Wisconsin Badgers are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
10/01/17 WR George Rushing Leg "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/01/17 OL Jon Dietzen Leg "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/01/17 DB Madison Cone Leg "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/01/17 P P.J. Rosowski Leg "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/01/17 RB Taiwan Deal Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/01/17 TE Troy Fumagalli Leg "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/06/17 DE Chikwe Obasih Knee out indefinitely
08/27/17 LB Zack Baun Foot out for season
08/27/17 LB Mason Stokke Leg out for season
08/27/17 RB Sam Brodner Knee out for season
08/10/17 LB Jack Cichy ACL out for season
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
10/01/17 DB Aaron Williams Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
10/01/17 DB Joshua Kalu Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
10/01/17 LB Marcus Newby Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
10/01/17 OL Matt Farniok Wrist "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
10/01/17 RB Tre Bryant Knee "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
10/01/17 LB Tyrin Ferguson Rest "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
09/01/17 WR Jaevon McQuitty Knee out for season
09/01/17 DB JoJo Domann ACL out indefinitely
08/16/17 CB Chris Jones Knee out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wisconsin Badgers are 37th in the country in points scored with 163. They have run 277 plays this year for 1,839 yards, which ranks them 90th in Division 1 in total offense. The Badgers average 6.6 yards per play, which is 27th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 95 1st downs this season, ranking them 61st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Wisconsin has run for 935 yards as a unit, which ranks 36th in college football. They've run 185 times, averaging 5.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Badgers have been penalized on offense 21 times for 186 yards so far this year, which has them 101st in the country in penalties. Alex Hornibrook has passed for 701 yards this year. He's completed 49 throws while attempting 70 passes for a completion percentage of 70%. His quarterback rating this season is 189. He averages 11.7 adjusted yards per throw and 10 yards per pass attempt.
Wisconsin is 10th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 54. They have given up a total of 988 yards on D, which is 5th in D-1. The Badgers are 8th in yards per play allowed with 4. Opponent offenses have completed 74 throws on 125 attempts against the Wisconsin Badgers defense this season, ranking them 39th and 34th in the nation. The Wisconsin pass defense has also surrendered a total of 691 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 122 attempts for 297 yards this season, putting them in 4th place in the country against the run. The Badgers have had 27 penalties for 249 yards on defense this year. That places them 72nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Wisconsin is 30th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 58 punt return yards and average 5.8 yards per return, which is 73rd in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 156 yards on special teams, which puts them 109th in kick return yardage. The Badgers average 20 yards per kick return and they are 81st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,053. The Wisconsin Badgers have tried 5 field goals this year and made 4, which is 83rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Wisconsin Badgers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 21 for 21 this season. Their punters have accumulated 658 yards on 16 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 76th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cornhuskers have run for 785 yards as a team, which ranks 56th in college football. They've run 186 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Nebraska Cornhuskers have been penalized on offense 27 times for 264 yards so far this season, which has them 75th in the country in penalties. They are 45th in the nation in points scored with 150. They have run 356 plays this season for 1,929 yards, which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 in total offense. Nebraska averages 5.4 yards per play, which is 88th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 106 1st downs this year, placing them 37th overall as an offensive unit. Tanner Lee averages 6.2 yards per pass attempt and 4.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 76 passes on 146 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 107.2. He has thrown for 898 yards this season.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers rush defense has allowed 152 attempts for 570 yards this year, putting them in 43rd place in D-1 against the run. Nebraska has committed 33 penalties for 275 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 82nd in college football. They are 71st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 122. They have surrendered a total of 1,710 yards on D, which is 63rd in the country. The Cornhuskers are ranked 58th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 111 passes on 169 attempts against the Nebraska defense this season, placing them 116th and 102nd in Division 1. The Nebraska Cornhuskers pass defense has also given up a total of 1,140 yards through the air, which is 84th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 5, which is 62nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Nebraska kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,039 yards on 25 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 63rd in Division 1 in punting average. Nebraska is ranked 28th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 74 punt return yards and average 7.4 yards per return, which is 59th in college football. They have returned 9 kicks for 285 yards on special teams, ranking 45th in kick return yardage. The Nebraska Cornhuskers average 32 yards per kick return and they are 53rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,288.
Who will win tonight's Badgers/Cornhuskers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cornhuskers +10
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