Wisconsin at Iowa College Football Picks and Predictions 9/22/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
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Kinnick Stadium is the venue for the game between the Wisconsin Badgers and the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Wisconsin as 6 point favorites. The Hawkeyes are 3-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0. The Badgers are 0-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-2-0.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Wisconsin Badgers are 0-3-0 against the spread
Important Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 3-0-0 against the spread
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
09/16/18 LB Griffin Grady Leg is questionable Saturday vs Iowa
09/16/18 DE Kraig Howe Leg is questionable Saturday vs Iowa
09/16/18 TE Luke Benzschawel Leg is questionable Saturday vs Iowa
09/16/18 LB Mike Maskalunas Leg is questionable Saturday vs Iowa
09/16/18 S Reggie Pearson Leg is questionable Saturday vs Iowa
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
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
09/16/18 RB Ivory Kelly-Martin Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Wisconsin
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wisconsin Badgers have run for 855 yards as a unit, which ranks 9th in the nation. They've run 141 times, averaging 6.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Badgers have been penalized on offense 18 times for 142 yards so far this year, which has them 76th in the country in penalties. They are 50th in Division 1 in points scored with 100. They have run 213 plays this year for 1,453 yards, which ranks them 82nd in the nation in total offense. The Badgers average 6.8 yards per play, which is 28th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 74 1st downs this season, ranking them 29th overall as an offensive unit. Alex Hornibrook has completed 43 throws while attempting 68 passes for a completion percentage of 63.2%. He has passed for 595 yards this year. He averages 8.3 adjusted yards per throw and 8.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 145.4.
The Badgers rush defense has given up 92 attempts for 392 yards this season, putting them in 55th place in the country against the run. They have had 11 penalties for 111 yards on defense this year. That places them 24th in Division 1. Wisconsin is 20th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 41. They have given up a total of 827 yards on D, which is 27th in the nation. The Badgers are 48th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 44 throws on 77 attempts against the Wisconsin Badgers defense this season, ranking them 35th and 33rd in the country. The Wisconsin pass defense has also surrendered a total of 435 yards in the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hawkeyes are 74th in Division 1 in points scored with 84. They have run 218 plays this season for 1,168 yards, which ranks them 66th in the nation in total offense. The Iowa Hawkeyes average 5.4 yards per play, which is 92nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 59 1st downs this year, placing them 76th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Iowa has run for 521 yards as a team, which ranks 68th in the country. They've run 134 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Hawkeyes have been penalized on offense 24 times for 209 yards so far this season, which has them 20th in the nation in penalties. Nathan Stanley has thrown for 583 yards this season. He has completed 50 passes on 79 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 132.7. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7 adjusted yards per throw.
Iowa is 7th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 24. They have surrendered a total of 627 yards on D, which is 7th in Division 1. The Hawkeyes are ranked 2nd in yards per play allowed with 3.5. Opposing offenses have completed 55 passes on 95 attempts against the Iowa defense this season, placing them 74th and 72nd in the country. The Iowa Hawkeyes pass defense has also given up a total of 501 yards through the air, which is 34th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 82 attempts for 126 yards this year, putting them in 3rd place in D-1 against the run. The Hawkeyes have committed 17 penalties for 165 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 70th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Badgers/Hawkeyes college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Badgers -6
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