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Wisconsin will try to earn a fifth straight win over Nebraska

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The Wisconsin Badgers are 4-0 SU and 2-2 ATS in their last four games against Nebraska. Each of the last two games in this head-to-head series has been decided by six points or less.

SHARK BITES
  • Wisconsin is 7-0 ATS in its last seven games on the road.
  • Wisconsin is 7-1 SU in its last eight games against its conference.
  • The total has gone UNDER in eight of Nebraska’s last 10 games after a win.

The Badgers held off Northwestern last Saturday with a 33-24 win, improving to 4-0 SU and 2-2 ATS on the season and 11-1 SU and 6-4-2 ATS over their last 12 games. Wisconsin is averaging 40.8 points per game on offense this season with Jonathan Taylor leading the way with 518 rushing yards and seven touchdowns on 72 carries.

Nebraska’s program is on the ropes after a 3-2 SU and 2-3 ATS start that includes a 21-17 home loss to Northwestern Illinois as 10.5-point favorites. The team will get two shots at a statement win over the next two weeks with Wisconsin coming to town on Saturday and Ohio State visiting the following week.

The Cornhuskers are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games at home. In the last 16 games as a betting underdog, Nebraska is 5-11 SU and 11-5 ATS.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Nebraska Cornhuskers sat as 10-point underdogs, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 42-14 result in favor of the Badgers early in the week. That outcome may change during the week, if injuries alter the models, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Wisconsin Badgers vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Nebraska Cornhuskers currently sport a record of 3-2, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-3 ATS. The Wisconsin Badgers are 4-0 and 2-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Nebraska Cornhuskers post a 2-3 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Wisconsin Badgers have gone 3-1 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nebraska vs Wisconsin injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 83-rated Nebraska Cornhuskers and the No. 7-rated Wisconsin Badgers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Nebraska Cornhuskers' No. 67-ranked offense (30 PPG) against a Wisconsin Badgers defense that ranks No. 8 at 13.5 PPG. The Nebraska Cornhuskers passing attack has averaged 228.8 yards per game, more than the Wisconsin Badgers give up through the air (172.75 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Wisconsin Badgers feature the league's No. 21-rated road run defense, allowing 81 yards per game. Nebraska, meanwhile, ranks No. 75 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Badgers grabbed a victory over the Wildcats in their last game, winning 33-24 at Camp Randall Stadium.

In their last game, Nebraska got a 106-yard performance from Devine Ozigbo as a key part of its 28-6 win over Illinois.

Betting Trends
  • Wisconsin is 2-3-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Wisconsin is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Wisconsin's last 9 games
  • Wisconsin is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Nebraska is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Nebraska is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Nebraska's last 16 games
  • Nebraska is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Wisconsin home to Purdue, Saturday, October 14
Nebraska home to Ohio State, Saturday, October 14

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