Wisconsin Badgers vs Oregon Ducks Odds
Wisconsin lost in the Rose Bowl in 2010 and Oregon lost in 2009, making the 2011 edition between the Badgers and Ducks a shot at Rose Bowl redemption.
Oregon finished No. 6 in the polls while Wisconsin was 9th, but the Ducks look like the superior squad and the Rose Bowl odds indicate that. Underdogs are 5-2 ATS in the past 7 Rose Bowls however, giving Badgers backers more than a little hope of a profitable game.
Rose Bowl Betting Line: Bettors looking to side with the Ducks in this one will find them as 4.5-point favorites at . The over under opened at 72 at most shops such as 5Dimes and remained steady through most of December.
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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oregon's No. 3-ranked offense (46.2 PPG) against a Badgers defense that ranks No. 6 at 17 PPG. The Ducks passing attack has averaged 219.5 yards per game, more than the Badgers give up through the air (155 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Badgers feature the league's No. 34-rated road run defense, allowing 139 yards per game. Oregon, meanwhile, ranks No. 5 in rushing offense at home.
Wisconsin won its last outing, a 42-39 result against Michigan State on December 3. Wisconsin failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point favorite, while the 81 combined points took the game OVER the total.
In their last action, Oregon was a 49-31 winner at home against UCLA. They failed to cover the 31–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (80) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing in January are 4-4
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 8-2
When an underdog on the road are 2-8
Oregon Ducks Trends:
When playing in January are 1-3
When playing on grass are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When favored at home are 9-1
A few Badgers at Ducks trends to consider:
Wisconsin is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Wisconsin's last 10 games
Wisconsin is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Oregon is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oregon's last 6 games
Oregon is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games