Wisconsin vs. Nebraska Total Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Wisconsin is favored on the road, as the Badgers are getting odds of -10.5 points against the Cornhuskers. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 45.5 points. Wisconsin has won four straight over the Huskers and the two have hit the under in their last two meetings. Tonight’s game takes place from Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska. It will air live at 8PM ET on the Big Ten Network.
Nebraska has improved to 3-2 on the season and 2-0 in the Big Ten with a 28-6 win at Illinois last week. The Huskers are 3-2 with the under, hitting it in their three straight games. Nebraska is struggling on offense this season, averaging just 30 points and 385 yards per game. Tanner Lee has thrown for 1,144 yards and 10 touchdowns, but also has nine interceptions. Stanley Morgan Jr. has caught 26 passes for 395 yards and four scores while Tre Bryant is the leading rusher with 299 yards and two scores, but he continues to be out with a knee injury. Defensively, Nebraska is holding opponents to 24.4 points and 333.8 yards per game.
Wisconsin is off to a 4-0 start following a 33-24 win over Northwestern last week at home. The Badgers are 1-0 in the Big Ten and 3-1 with the over. Wisconsin has been led by its defense as well, as it is giving up just 13.5 points and 247 yards per game this year, including just 74.3 rushing yards per game. On offense, Wisconsin is putting up 40.8 points and 459.8 yards per game. Jonathan Taylor has rushed for 518 yards and seven touchdowns to lead the team while Alex Hornibrook has thrown for 898 yards and nine touchdowns.
Wisconsin is the better team, but I see the offense having some issues going on the road for a night game with Nebraska. The Cornhuskers are also going to have offensive woes, as the Wisconsin defense is legit. I see Tanner Lee continuing to turn the ball over, allowing Nebraska to keep this game low scoring.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREDICTION: WISCONSIN/NEBRASKA UNDER 45.5