Wisconsin Badgers vs Michigan Wolverines Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wisconsin Badgers vs Michigan Wolverines
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: Michigan Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Wisconsin (+3.5)
Michigan Stadium is the site where Joe Milton and the Michigan Wolverines (1-2) will take on the Wisconsin Badgers (1-0) on Saturday. Michigan opens this contest as 3.5-point favorites. The over/under opens at 51.5.
In their last game, the Wisconsin Badgers faced the Illinois Fighting Illini and went home with the win by a score of 45-7. Garrett Groshek paced the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 70 yards on 13 carries which had him averaging 5.4 yards per run. Jake Ferguson was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 72 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 10.3 yards per reception for that game. Graham Mertz went 20/21 with 248 yards by way of passing and threw 5 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
Regarding getting in the endzone, the Wisconsin Badgers have an average of 45 PPG. As a team they're holding an average of 182 yards rushing which ranks them 45th in the country. The Badgers have earned 430 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Wisconsin has earned 5 touchdowns via the pass and 1 touchdown on the ground. The Badgers sit in 15th in the nation concerning team defense, allowing 7 PPG. They are giving up an average of 5.2 yards per rushing attempt and 131 rushing yards per contest this season. When it comes to yards through the air, the Badgers are allowing 87 yds which ranks them 14th in Division 1. Over the course of this season, they are conceding 218 yards per contest which ranks them 14th in the nation.
The last time they took the field, the Michigan Wolverines went up against the Indiana Hoosiers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 38-21. Joe Milton went 18/34 with 344 yards by way of the pass and completed 3 TD's. He gave away 2 picks for the game. Hassan Haskins paced the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 11 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He racked up a total of 19 yards by way of 6 carries which meant he averaged 3.2 yards per run. Ronnie Bell was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 149 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 24.8 yards per reception for the game.
Over the course of the season so far, the Wolverines have thrown for 869 passing yards together with holding an average of 289.7 passing yards per contest, putting them at 26th in Division 1. The Michigan Wolverines have an average of 429.0 yards/game which has them sitting 44th in the nation. They have an average of 139.3 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 418 yards for the season. When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Wolverines currently sit 45th in college football holding an average of 31.3 PPG. Michigan has conceded a total of 373 rushing yards (124.3 yards per contest) as well as 4 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the season. The Wolverines are conceding 29.7 points per game, which puts them 81st in the country. This year, they have given up 89 total points. They have given up 7 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 287.3 yards/game, which puts them in 117th in the country.
Milton has thrown 5 touchdowns while tossing 4 interceptions in his collegiate career. His TD percentage is 4.2% and his interception percentage is 3.4%. He has run for 149 yards on 37 tries. He is averaging 98.6 yds per contest through the air with a 137.6 quarterback rating. In the 10 contests in his college career, Joe Milton has connected on 71 of 118 attempts for a total of 986 yds.
Who will win tonight's Badgers/Wolverines NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wolverines -3.5
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