Army Black Knights vs Wisconsin Badgers Prediction, 10/16/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Army Black Knights vs Wisconsin Badgers
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Location: Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Badgers (-13)
Camp Randall Stadium is the location where the Wisconsin Badgers (2-3) will go up against the Army Black Knights (4-1) on Saturday. Army opens this matchup as 13-point underdogs from oddsmakers. The betting total is set at 40.5.
The Army Black Knights come into this matchup with a record of 4-1 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Black Knights faced the Ball State Cardinals and went home with a loss by a final score of 28-16. Jemel Jones connected on 5/11 with 66 yds through the air. He had a quarterback rating of 77.7 and finished the game with 1 interception. Tyhier Tyler was the leader on the ground for the Black Knights with 24 carries for 63 yds (2.6 yds per carry). The Army Black Knights ended up rushing 61 times and totaled 213 yards, earning them an average of 3.5 yards per tote. In the game, they ran 76 plays which gave them 279 yds. Army conceded 17 completions on 28 attempts for a total of 233 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.7%. Against the rush, the Black Knights conceded 36 yards on 26 attempts, which is an average of 1.4 yds per rush surrendered.
Concerning scoring points, the Army Black Knights hold an average of 34.4 points per contest. As a team they're holding an average of 318.2 yards rushing which ranks them 2nd in college football. The Black Knights have racked up 1,939 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Army has compiled 4 touchdowns via the pass and 19 rushing touchdowns. Army has accrued 101 first downs offensively, and they have been flagged for 18 penalties for 195 yds. They have given the ball to the opposition 3 different times.
The Black Knights rank 47th in college football regarding the opposition scoring, conceding 20.8 points per contest. They are giving up an average of 2.4 yards per tote and 54.0 rushing yards per contest this season. Overall, they have given up 270 rushing yards through 5 contests. When talking about passing yardage, the Black Knights have conceded 1,110 yards which has them sitting in 47th in D-1. They have conceded 222.0 yards per outing through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 56.7%. In total, they have given up 276.0 yards per outing which ranks them 21st in the country. They have relinquished 6 touchdowns by air as well as 6 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Badgers come into this game with a record of 2-3 for this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Badgers walked away with a victory by a final of 24-0 when they faced the Illinois Fighting Illini. Chez Mellusi carried the ball 21 times for 145 yds, ending the game with 6.9 yards per attempt for Wisconsin. Graham Mertz ended the contest with 100 yds on 10/19 passing while his quarterback rating was 86.3. He threw 1 interception and his average yards per attempt was 5.3. Wisconsin gave up 13 rush attempts for 26 yards (2.0 yds per carry). The Badgers pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 32.4%, relinquishing 67 yds on 11 out of 34 passing. The Badgers finished the game with a total of 491 yards while they ran 80 plays (6.1 yds per play). Wisconsin ran the ball for 6.4 yards per attempt, finishing the game with 391 yds on 61 attempts.
In relation to how much they score, the Badgers currently rank 115th in the nation maintaining an average of 19.6 points per contest. For the season so far, the Badgers have compiled 858 yards through the air along with holding an average of 171.6 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 115th in Division 1. The Wisconsin Badgers have an average of 378.4 yards/game, which ranks them 83rd in Division 1. The Wisconsin offense has totaled 241 penalty yards on 29 violations, which is good for 102nd in college football in terms of helping out the opposition.
The Badgers are conceding 20.4 PPG, which has them 44th in Division 1. Wisconsin has allowed the opposition a total of 207 rushing yards (41.4 yards/game) in addition to 2 touchdowns rushing for the year. This year, they have surrendered 102 total points. They have allowed 6 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 176.4 yards/outing, which puts them in 30th in college football. The Badgers defense has been on the field for 279 plays, which ranks 14th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Black Knights/Badgers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Black Knights +13
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