Purdue vs Wisconsin NCAA Football Betting Tips 11/23/2019
Game: Purdue Boilermakers vs Wisconsin Badgers
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Location: Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Wisconsin -23
Camp Randall Stadium is the site where Jack Coan and the Wisconsin Badgers will take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday. Purdue opens this game as 23-point dogs. The Boilermakers are 6-4-0 ATS and 6-4-0 when betting on the total. The Badgers are 4-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 6-4-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Purdue Boilermakers faced the Northwestern Wildcats and ended up getting the victory by a score of 24-22. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Boilermakers was Aidan O'Connell who went 34/50 with 271 yards passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He threw 2 interceptions during the game. King Doerue led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 18 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for the game. He racked up a total of 43 yards via 9 carries which meant he was running for 4.8 yards per tote. David Bell led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 115 yards on 14 catches. He averaged 8.2 yards per catch for the game. The Boilermakers ended up rushing 21 times and earned 74 yards which had them averaging 3.5 yards per attempt. On the day, they finished with a total of 72 plays which gave them a total of 345 yards. Overall, the Boilermakers had a total of 22 1st downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 39 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. When it comes to their defensive performance, Purdue conceded 19 completions on 31 attempts for a total of 184 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.3%. On the ground, the Boilermakers conceded 251 yards on 45 carries which is an average of 5.6 yards per attempt allowed. For this contest, they conceded 435 yards and forced 2 turnovers.
The Boilermakers come into this matchup with a record of 4-6 this year. For total yards, they are currently ranked 8th in the Big Ten Conference and 89th in the country with 3,756 yards. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the nation with an average of 24.5 points per contest, which has them at 98th in the country. As a unit, they have an average of 77.1 rushing yards per contest which is 14th in the Big Ten. The Boilermakers have one of the average defenses in the nation, giving up 27.8 points per game ranking them 11th in the conference. When it comes to passing yards, the Boilermakers have conceded 2,985 yards. Opponents are completing 61.1% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 7.4 yards per try. In regard to yards on the ground, Purdue is giving up 172.2 yards per contest which has them at 10th in the Big Ten and 82nd in the country. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.5 yards per rush which has them at 12th in the conference and 82nd in the nation overall. Overall, they have conceded 1,722 rushing yards through 10 contests.
In their last game, the Wisconsin Badgers went up against the Nebraska Cornhuskers and won by a score of 37-21. Jonathan Taylor paced the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 19 yards and he ran for 2 TD's for the game. He racked up a total of 204 yards by way of 25 carries which means he ran for an average of 8.2 yards per carry. A.J. Taylor led the team in receiving yardage by earning 65 yards on 2 catches. He earned an average of 32.5 yards per reception for that contest. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Badgers was Jack Coan who went 13/21 with 162 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception. The Badgers rushed the ball a total of 43 times and added 324 yards which earned them an average of 7.5 yards per attempt. On the day, the Badgers earned 25 first downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 36 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. On the day, they totaled 64 plays for 486 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Wisconsin allowed 13 completions on 23 attempts totaling 220 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.5%. On the ground, the Badgers allowed 277 yards on 36 tries which is an average of 7.7 yards per attempt allowed. Overall, they gave up a total of 497 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
The Badgers head into this matchup 8-2. In discussing the offensive production, the Badgers have one of the top tier offenses in Division 1. Wisconsin has made teams game plan around their running game by averaging 236 rushing yards per contest, which has them at 15th in college football. As a unit, they have a total of 2,360 rushing yards through 10 contests, so they'll look to continue their dominance on the ground to grind out wins. The Badgers average 425.9 yards per contest overall ranking them 51st in Division 1 and 5th in the Big Ten. The Badgers are allowing 13.4 points per game ranking them 3rd in the Big Ten and 6th in D-1. In regard to points given up, they have given up 134 points in total. In terms of yards on the ground, they are allowing 105.4 yards per contest which puts them at 13th in the country and 3rd in the Big Ten Conference. For this year, they have given up a total of 1,054 yards on the ground and 7 rushing TDs. Their passing defense is one of the top units in D-1. They are giving up 154.3 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Badgers are ranked 2nd in the conference.
Who will win tonight's Boilermakers/Badgers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Boilermakers +23
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