Illinois vs Wisconsin Recap - Badgers Win 31-14
|Illinois vs Wisconsin Recap - Badgers Win 31-14|
Montee Ball tore up the turf for 116 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Badgers to a 31-14 win over the Fighting Illini at Camp Randall Stadium.
Wisconsin was a favorite by 14.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 45.5.
Joel Stave completed 16 of 25 pass attempts for 254 yards for the Badgers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Fighting Illini defense.
Nathan Scheelhaase rushed for 84 yards for Illinois, while Josh Ferguson added 11 yards. Nathan Scheelhaase threw for 178 yards for the Fighting Illini, while receivers Darius Millines and Spencer Harris had 54 and 46 yards respectively.
Illinois was outgained by Wisconsin 427-284 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-15 by the Badgers.
Wisconsin lost the time of possession battle 31:48/28:12, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Wisconsin takes its act on the road to face Purdue looking for another win. For Illinois, they head on the road to face Michigan.