Badgers Down Minnesota 38-13 - Match Report

Badgers Down Minnesota 38-13 - Match Report

Minnesota was unable to contain James White on Saturday and the result was a 38-13 Week 8 loss against the Badgers.

Wisconsin won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 17.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 46.5.

Joel Stave completed 7 of 15 pass attempts for 106 yards for the Badgers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Philip Nelson rushed for 67 yards for Minnesota, while Rodrick Williams added 20 yards. Philip Nelson threw for 149 yards for the Golden Gophers, while receivers Brandon Green and A.J. Barker had 44 and 36 yards respectively.

Minnesota was outgained by Wisconsin 443-245 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-12 by the Badgers.

Minnesota lost the time of possession battle 34:56/24:10, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Wisconsin looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Michigan State. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track vs Purdue.