Badgers Down Michigan State 42-39 - Match Report
|Badgers Down Michigan State 42-39 - Match Report|
The Spartans had no answer for Montee Ball on Saturday as the Badgers rolled to a 42-39 win at Lucas Oil Stadium.
The Badgers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 9.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 56.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Russell Wilson completed 17 of 24 pass attempts for 187 yards for the Badgers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Le'Veon Bell rushed for 106 yards for Michigan State, while Edwin Baker added 31 yards. Kirk Cousins threw for 281 yards for the Spartans, while receivers Keshawn Martin and B.J. Cunningham had 115 and 115 yards respectively.
Wisconsin lost the offensive yardage battle to Michigan State 471-345 yards in Saturday's game. Michigan State had more first downs as that total ended up 23-16.
The time of possession battle favored Wisconsin as their offense was on the field for 30:05, longer than the 29:55 of their opponents.