Wisconsin vs. Illinois Free Pick
CHAMPAIGN, IL (ATS Consultants) - After crushing Northwestern last week, Wisconsin has cracked the top 25 in the latest AP poll. Will the Badgers cover again when they visit Illinois at 8:00PM ET tonight?
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Wisconsin is a 13.5-point favorite over Illinois, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 55.5 points. The Badgers are 4-2 overall and 2-1 in the Big Ten, while the Fighting Illini are 3-2 overall and 0-1 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Badgers are 13.5-point favorites after opening as 11.5-point faves, while the over/under total opened at 57 and has been bet down to 55.5 points at the majority of online and Vegas sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 75% of College Football public bettors currently favor the Badgers. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: Take Wisconsin. According to latest college football trends, the Fighting Illini are 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 games versus a team with a winning record, 1-9 ATS in their last 10 conference games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games overall. On the other side, the Badgers are 6-0 against the number in their last six games following a bye week, 4-1 ATS in their last five games in October and 3-0-1 ATS in their last four conference games. The win over Northwestern last week will be a building block for Wisconsin, which should roll tonight versus an overmatched Illinois team that is on the down swing after a hot start to the season.
2013 COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 8 FREE PICK: WISCONSIN BADGERS -13.5