Wisconsin vs. Northwestern - 11/21/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northwestern Wildcats (8-2) at Wisconsin Badgers (7-2)
College Football: Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 3:30 pm (Camp Randall Stadium)
The Line: Wisconsin Badgers -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Northwestern Wildcats and Wisconsin Badgers meet Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium.
The Northwestern Wildcats look for their third road win to remain in the Top 25. Clayton Thorson is completing 52.6 percent of his passes for 1,259 yards, six touchdowns and six interceptions. Thorson has one touchdown pass in his last three games. Dan Vitale and Christian Jones have combined for 551 receiving yards and five touchdowns while Austin Carr has 10 receptions. The Northwestern Wildcats ground game is averaging 196.6 yards per contest, and Justin Jackson leads the way with 1,033 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Northwestern is allowing 17.6 points and 320.4 yards per game. Anthony Walker leads the Wildcats with 91 tackles, Matthew Harris has three interceptions and Deonte Gibson has six sacks. Austin Carr, C.J. Robbins and Geoff Mogus are questionable.
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The Wisconsin Badgers look for their sixth straight win as they play their last home game. Joel Stave is completing 61 percent of his passes for 2,162 yards, 10 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Stave has two passing touchdowns in his last four games. Alex Erickson and Robert Wheelwright have combined for 1,200 receiving yards and seven touchdowns while Dare Ogunbowale has 30 receptions. The Wisconsin Badgers ground game is averaging 154.6 yards per contest, and Ogunbowale leads the way with 612 yards and six touchdowns. Defensively, Wisconsin is allowing 12.3 points and 272 yards per game. T.J. Edwards leads the Badgers with 66 tackles, Tanner McEvoy has four interceptions and Joe Schobert has 9.5 sacks. Andrew Endicott, Chris Orr and Corey Clement are questionable.
The Wildcats are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games following a ATS loss. The Badgers are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 conference games and 14-2 ATS in their last 16 games following a bye week. The Wildcats are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 meetings in Wisconsin.
We've made some nice money fading Wisconsin and big spreads. The Badgers win ugly. There's not many double digit wins with the Badgers. Not to mention Northwestern plays elite defense and should be able to keep it close. Give me the points.