Wisconsin Badgers vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Prediction, 10/31/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
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Game: Wisconsin Badgers vs Nebraska Cornhuskers
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Location: Lincoln Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Wisconsin (-3)
Danny Vanden Boom and the Wisconsin Badgers (1-0) travel to Lincoln Memorial Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Nebraska Cornhuskers (0-1). Wisconsin opens this matchup as 3-point favorites. The total opens at 47.
The last time they played, the Wisconsin Badgers took the field against the Illinois Fighting Illini and ended up getting the win by a score of 45-7. Graham Mertz went 20/21 with 248 yards by way of passing and added 5 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Garrett Groshek led the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 70 yards by way of 13 carries which meant he averaged 5.4 yards per tote. Jake Ferguson led the team in receiving yardage by earning 72 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 10.3 yards per catch in this contest.
The Badgers have earned 430 yards in total this season. As a team they are averaging 182 yards via the ground game which ranks them 38th in Division 1. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Wisconsin has totaled 5 passing touchdowns and 1 touchdown on the ground. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Wisconsin Badgers hold an average of 45 points per outing. The Badgers rank 16th in college football when it comes to team defense, allowing 7 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.2 yards per tote and 131 rushing yards per game so far this season. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 131 rushing yards through 1 game. Regarding passing yardage, the Badgers have given up 87 yds which ranks them 13th in the nation. They have conceded 87 yards per outing through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 36.4%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 218 yards/outing which puts them 17th in college football.
In their last game, the Nebraska Cornhuskers went up against the Ohio State Buckeyes and ended up taking the loss by a score of 52-17. Adrian Martinez led the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 39 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this outing. He rushed for a total of 85 yards on 13 carries which had him averaging 6.5 yards per run. Wan'Dale Robinson was the receiving yardage leader by earning 49 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 8.2 yards per catch for that contest. Martinez went 12/15 with 105 yards via the pass but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
When it comes to how much they score, the Cornhuskers currently rank 91st in Division 1 averaging 17 points per game. During the season so far, the Cornhuskers have thrown for a total of 160 yards via the pass, which has them ranked 86th in the nation. They average 210 yards per game via the rush. The Nebraska Cornhuskers hold an average of 370 yards/game which is good for 70th in Division 1. The Cornhuskers are giving up 52 points per game, which has them ranked 113th in the nation. Nebraska has allowed a total of 215 rushing yards in addition to 4 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. They have allowed 2 touchdowns through the air in addition to 276 yards/game, which has them sitting 89th in Division 1.
In the 22 contests in his career, Adrian Martinez has completed 385 of his 613 tries for a total of 4,678 yds. He averages 212.6 yds per game through the air with a 135.9 quarterback rating. Martinez has thrown 27 touchdowns compared to 17 picks in his career. He has taken off and run for 1,340 yds on 297 attempts. His TD rate on pass attempts is 4.4% and his interception rate is 2.8%.
Who will win tonight's Badgers/Cornhuskers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cornhuskers +3
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