Texas El Paso Miners vs Wisconsin Badgers Odds
Camp Randall Stadium features a battle between the host Wisconsin Badgers and the visiting Texas El Paso Miners in betting action Saturday.
The Badgers sit at 2-1 (0-3 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Miners are currently 1-2 (1-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Wisconsin is 0-2 OU, and Texas El Paso is 1-2 OU.
Betting Line: Several shops tracked by OddsShark set the point spread at 17 in favor of the home side. NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).
Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 115-rated Badgers and the No. 117-ranked Miners, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 21-12 result in favor of the Badgers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Wisconsin's No. 115-ranked offense, averaging 16.3 PPG, against a Miners defense that ranks No. 79 this week at 26.7 PPG. The Badgers aerial game is averaging 156.3 yards per game, less than the Miners secondary allows through the air, 240 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Miners feature the league's No. 97-rated road run defense, allowing 330 yards per game. Wisconsin, meanwhile, ranks No. 70 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Texas El Paso, they were a 41-28 winner as they battled New Mexico State at home. Texas El Paso failed to cover in the match as a 14-point favorite, while 69 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Nick Lamaison throttled the Aggies defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 300 yards as Texas El Paso handed New Mexico State a 41-28 defeat.
Wisconsin was a 16-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against Utah State. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as favorites, while the total score (30) made winners of UNDER bettors. Montee Ball went over the 100-yard mark (139) in his team's latest effort as Wisconsin defeated Utah State by a score of 16-14 on Saturday.
Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing in September are 9-1
When playing on turf are 8-2
After being outgained are 9-1
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
A few Miners at Badgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas El Paso's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas El Paso's last 10 games
Texas El Paso is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Texas El Paso is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Wisconsin is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Wisconsin is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
Wisconsin is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Texas El Paso at East Carolina, Saturday, September 29
Wisconsin at Nebraska, Saturday, September 29