Recap - Badgers Defeat Purdue 41-10
|Recap - Badgers Defeat Purdue 41-10|
Purdue was unable to contain Melvin Gordon on Saturday and the result was a 41-10 Week 4 loss against the Badgers.
Wisconsin won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 22-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 48.5.
Joel Stave completed 12 of 19 pass attempts for 158 yards for the Badgers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Boilermakers defense.
Akeem Hunt rushed for 31 yards for Purdue, while Dalyn Dawkins added 15 yards. Rob Henry threw for 135 yards for the Boilermakers, while receivers Shane Mikesky and Brandon Cottom had 23 and 20 yards respectively.
Wisconsin outgained Purdue 546-180 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-12 by the Badgers.
Purdue lost the time of possession battle 35:04/24:56, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Wisconsin looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Ohio State. Purdue will aim to get back on the winning track vs Northern Illinois.