Nebraska at Wisconsin College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Camp Randall Stadium
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The Wisconsin Badgers host the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 23.5 point favorites. The Badgers have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread. The Cornhuskers have an ATS record of 0-4-0 while their over/under record is 2-2-0.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 0-4-0 against the spread
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Wisconsin Badgers are 1-3-0 against the spread
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
09/30/18 DL Mick Stoltenberg Knee is questionable Saturday vs Wisconsin
08/27/18 QB Tristan Gebbia Left Team is out for season
08/24/18 RB Tre Bryant Knee is out for season
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
09/30/18 LB Andrew Van Ginkel Leg is questionable Saturday vs Nebraska
09/30/18 LB Griffin Grady Leg is questionable Saturday vs Nebraska
09/30/18 DE Kraig Howe Leg is questionable Saturday vs Nebraska
09/30/18 TE Luke Benzschawel Leg is questionable Saturday vs Nebraska
09/30/18 TE Zander Neuville Leg is questionable Saturday vs Nebraska
09/29/18 DE Keldric Preston Undisclosed has left team
09/06/18 S Patrick Johnson Personal has left team
09/03/18 OL Blake Smithback Leg is out for season
09/03/18 LB Mason Platter Leg is out for season
08/31/18 CB Dontye Carriere-Williams Personal has left team
08/19/18 WR Quintez Cephus Legal problems is out indefinitely
08/12/18 RB Bradrick Shaw Knee is out indefinitely
07/04/18 DE Garrett Rand ACL is out for season
06/26/18 LB Zack Baun Foot is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have run for 814 yards as a team, which ranks 71st in college football. They've run 171 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cornhuskers have been penalized on offense 42 times for 387 yards so far this season, which has them 13th in the country in penalties. They are 121st in the nation in points scored with 85. They have run 293 plays this season for 1,643 yards, which ranks them 102nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Cornhuskers average 5.6 yards per play, which is 82nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 90 1st downs this year, placing them 89th overall as an offensive unit. Adrian Martinez averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 5.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 47 passes on 77 attempts for a completion percentage of 61%. His quarterback rating this year is 124.1. He has thrown for 532 yards this season.
The Cornhuskers rush defense has allowed 151 attempts for 660 yards this year, putting them in 58th place in D-1 against the run. Nebraska has committed 36 penalties for 293 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 90th in college football. They are 101st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 155. They have surrendered a total of 1,655 yards on D, which is 52nd in the country. The Cornhuskers are ranked 77th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 90 passes on 144 attempts against the Nebraska Cornhuskers defense this season, placing them 76th and 68th in Division 1. The Nebraska pass defense has also given up a total of 995 yards through the air, which is 60th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 3, which is 94th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Nebraska Cornhuskers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 10 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 939 yards on 22 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 47th in Division 1 in punting average. Nebraska is ranked 86th in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 1 punt return yards and average 0.2 yards per return, which is 125th in college football. They have returned 14 kicks for 256 yards on special teams, ranking 42nd in kick return yardage. The Cornhuskers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 101st in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,900.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Badgers are 83rd in the country in points scored with 128. They have run 279 plays this year for 1,868 yards, which ranks them 105th in Division 1 in total offense. The Wisconsin Badgers average 6.7 yards per play, which is 23rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 95 1st downs this season, ranking them 78th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Wisconsin has run for 1,065 yards as a unit, which ranks 26th in college football. They've run 185 times, averaging 5.8 yards per rush as a unit. Wisconsin has been penalized on offense 26 times for 210 yards so far this year, which has them 90th in the country in penalties. Alex Hornibrook has passed for 800 yards this year. He's completed 60 throws while attempting 90 passes for a completion percentage of 66.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 158.9. He averages 9.2 adjusted yards per throw and 8.9 yards per pass attempt.
Wisconsin is 3rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 58. They have given up a total of 1,231 yards on D, which is 10th in D-1. The Badgers are 75th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opponent offenses have completed 58 throws on 100 attempts against the Wisconsin defense this season, ranking them 6th and 5th in the nation. The Wisconsin Badgers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 691 yards in the air, which is 9th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 123 attempts for 540 yards this season, putting them in 33rd place in the country against the run. The Badgers have had 12 penalties for 116 yards on defense this year. That places them 3rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Wisconsin is 115th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 16 punt return yards and average 5.3 yards per return, which is 101st in D-1. They have returned 10 kicks for 203 yards on special teams, which puts them 70th in kick return yardage. The Wisconsin Badgers average 20 yards per kick return and they are 81st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,087. The Badgers have tried 4 field goals this year and made 3, which is 97th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Wisconsin kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 17 for 17 this season. Their punters have accumulated 644 yards on 16 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 90th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cornhuskers/Badgers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cornhuskers +23.5
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