Wisconsin vs. Iowa Odds
Wisconsin is 5-2 overall, 3-1 in the Big Ten, 1-2 on the road and 6-0-1 against the spread. Iowa is 5-3 overall, 2-2 in the Big Ten, 3-2 at home and 5-3 against the spread. Iowa has won six of its last nine meetings with Wisconsin.
Trends show that the Badgers are just 2-7 against the spread in their last 9 meetings with Iowa and Iowa has hit the over in 4 of its last 5 home games and in 6 of its last 8 games overall.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Wisconsin is the favorite on the road, as the Badgers have odds of -9.5 points at Iowa on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 50 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Wisconsin favored by 7.5 points. The spread made a quick jump up to 9.5. The over/under total for the game hasn’t changed since opening at 50 points.
Wisconsin is coming off a 56-32 win at Illinois last week. The Badgers have won two straight by a combined 53 points. The Badgers have had all their wins come by at least 24 points while their two losses come by a combined 9 points. Wisconsin is averaging 39.9 points per game offensively while giving up 15.9 points per game. Melvin Gordon is leading the offense with 1,012 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns while James White has added 672 rushing yards and seven scores.
Iowa is coming off a 17-10 overtime win over Northwestern at home last week. The win snapped a two-game losing streak for the Hawkeyes. Iowa is only scoring 27.4 points per game on offense, but the defense is holding opponents to 18.1 points per game. Jake Rudock is leading the offense with 1,616 passing yards and 12 touchdowns, while Mark Weisman has rushed for 732 yards and three scores.
In terms of Injuries, Iowa running back Michael Malloy (illness) is questionable while Wisconsin has no new injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Wisconsin, as the Badgers are getting 75% of the wagers with odds of -9.5 points at Iowa on Saturday.