|2013 ESPN2 College Football Week 12 Odds: Indiana vs. Wisconsin|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 13 November 2013 09:00|
Indiana vs. Wisconsin Odds
Wisconsin is 7-2 overall, 4-1 in the Big Ten, 5-0 at home and 8-0-1 against the spread. Indiana is 4-5 overall, 2-3 in the Big Ten, 0-2 on the road and 4-5 against the spread. Wisconsin has won eight straight against Indiana.
Trends show that the Hoosiers are 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 meetings with Wisconsin. These two have hit the over in 11 of their last 12 meetings and in 5 of their last 6 meetings at Wisconsin.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Wisconsin is favored at home, as the Badgers have odds of -20.5 points against Indiana on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 74 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Wisconsin favored by 20 points. The spread climbed to 21 before falling back to 20.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 74 points.
Wisconsin is coming off a 27-17 win over BYU. The Badgers have now won four straight since suffering a 31-24 loss at Ohio State. Wisconsin is averaging 37.1 points per game on offense, while giving up 15.2 points per game on defense. Wisconsin has been led by its strong ground game, as Melvin Gordon has rushed for 1,160 yards and 11 scores while James White has 951 rushing yards with 11 scores. Joel Stave has added 1,826 passing yards with 16 scores.
Indiana is coming off a 52-35 win over Illinois last week. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Hoosiers. Indiana has been very strong on offense, averaging 43.1 points and 528.1 yards per game. However, the defense is allowing 37.4 points per game, which ranks 114th in the nation. Quarterback Nate Sudfeld has thrown for 2,182 yards and 19 touchdowns with eight interceptions while Tevin Coleman has 958 rushing yards with 12 scores. Cody Latimer has also added 55 receptions for 884 yards and eight scores.
In terms of Injuries, Wisconsin has no new injuries to report, while Indiana running back Tevin Coleman is listed as out with an ankle injury and tackle Peyton Eckert (back) is questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Wisconsin, as the Badgers are getting 64% of the wagers with odds of -20.5 points against Indiana on Saturday.