UNLV vs Wisconsin Recap - Badgers Win 51-17
UNLV couldn't hang with the Badgers on Thursday as Wisconsin blasted the Rebels 51-17 in Week 1 action at Camp Randall Stadium.
Wisconsin did not, however, defeat the Rebels against the spread, which closed at 35 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 56.5.
Russell Wilson completed 10 of 13 pass attempts for 255 yards for the Badgers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Bradley Randle rushed for 65 yards for UNLV, while Tim Cornett added 61 yards. Caleb Herring threw for 146 yards for the Rebels, while receivers Michael Johnson and Bradley Randle had 51 and 35 yards respectively.
UNLV lost the offensive yardage battle to Wisconsin 499-292 yards in Thursday's game. Wisconsin had more first downs as that total ended up 20-19.
Wisconsin lost the time of possession battle 34:20/25:40, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Wisconsin takes its act home to face Oregon State looking for another win. For UNLV, they head on the road to face Washington State.