Wisconsin at Penn State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The Penn State Nittany Lions host the Wisconsin Badgers at Beaver Stadium on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Penn State as 9 point favorites. The Nittany Lions have an over/under record of 7-2-0 and they are 5-4-0 against the spread. The Badgers have an ATS record of 2-7-0 while their over/under record is 5-4-0.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Wisconsin Badgers are 2-7-0 against the spread
Important Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 7-2-0 against the over/under
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 5-4-0 against the spread
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
11/04/18 QB Alex Hornibrook Concussion left last game, is doubtful Saturday vs Penn State
11/04/18 RB Bradrick Shaw Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Penn State
11/04/18 CB Deron Harrell Leg is questionable Saturday vs Penn State
11/04/18 LB Mason Stokke Leg is questionable Saturday vs Penn State
11/04/18 NT Olive Sagapolu Arm is questionable Saturday vs Penn State
11/04/18 S Reggie Pearson Leg is questionable Saturday vs Penn State
11/04/18 S Scott Nelson Leg is questionable Saturday vs Penn State
11/04/18 CB Travian Blaylock Leg is questionable Saturday vs Penn State
10/04/18 TE Zander Neuville Leg is out for season
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
07/04/18 DE Garrett Rand ACL is out for season
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
09/25/18 RB Mark Allen Undisclosed is out for season
08/28/18 LB Manny Bowen Left Team is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wisconsin Badgers have run for 2,457 yards as a team, which ranks 4th in college football. They've run 394 times, averaging 6.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Badgers have been penalized on offense 48 times for 413 yards so far this season, which has them 96th in the country in penalties. They are 49th in the nation in points scored with 279. They have run 610 plays this season for 4,025 yards, which ranks them 109th in Division 1 in total offense. The Badgers average 6.6 yards per play, which is 19th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 207 1st downs this year, placing them 40th overall as an offensive unit. Jack Coan averages 5.8 yards per pass attempt and 6.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 25 passes on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 132.2. He has thrown for 222 yards this season.
The Badgers rush defense has allowed 306 attempts for 1,435 yards this year, putting them in 64th place in D-1 against the run. Wisconsin has committed 33 penalties for 326 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 5th in college football. They are 28th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 188. They have surrendered a total of 3,175 yards on D, which is 37th in the country. The Badgers are ranked 74th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 144 passes on 255 attempts against the Wisconsin Badgers defense this season, placing them 23rd and 35th in Division 1. The Wisconsin pass defense has also given up a total of 1,740 yards through the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Wisconsin Badgers have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 7, which is 102nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Wisconsin Badgers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 36 for 36 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,391 yards on 36 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 112th in Division 1 in punting average. Wisconsin is ranked 106th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 80 punt return yards and average 8.9 yards per return, which is 69th in college football. They have returned 23 kicks for 429 yards on special teams, ranking 60th in kick return yardage. The Badgers average 19 yards per kick return and they are 39th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,534.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nittany Lions are 25th in the country in points scored with 335. They have run 608 plays this year for 3,862 yards, which ranks them 77th in Division 1 in total offense. The Penn State Nittany Lions average 6.4 yards per play, which is 27th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 188 1st downs this season, ranking them 69th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Penn State has run for 1,870 yards as a unit, which ranks 37th in college football. They've run 349 times, averaging 5.4 yards per rush as a unit. Penn State has been penalized on offense 49 times for 439 yards so far this year, which has them 93rd in the country in penalties. Trace McSorley has passed for 1,712 yards this year. He's completed 128 throws while attempting 245 passes for a completion percentage of 52.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 123. He averages 7 adjusted yards per throw and 7 yards per pass attempt.
Penn State is 51st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 220. They have given up a total of 3,499 yards on D, which is 64th in D-1. The Nittany Lions are 29th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 186 throws on 342 attempts against the Penn State defense this season, ranking them 104th and 121st in the nation. The Penn State Nittany Lions pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,947 yards in the air, which is 53rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 378 attempts for 1,552 yards this season, putting them in 81st place in the country against the run. The Nittany Lions have had 75 penalties for 665 yards on defense this year. That places them 121st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Penn State is 1st in the country in punt returns with 28. They've totaled 255 punt return yards and average 9.1 yards per return, which is 66th in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 595 yards on special teams, which puts them 24th in kick return yardage. The Penn State Nittany Lions average 27 yards per kick return and they are 31st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,712. The Nittany Lions have tried 13 field goals this year and made 9, which is 74th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. Penn State kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 42 for 43 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,063 yards on 49 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 57th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Badgers/Nittany Lions college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Badgers +9
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