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College Football Betting Line Favors the Wisconsin Badgers over the Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern looks to cover the Wildcats-Badgers point spread this week and improve its overall 4-4 mark when they host Wisconsin in Week 10 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the Northwestern Wildcats as 6.5-point underdogs in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check BetOnline for the latest on the over under).

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 33-17 win for the Badgers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Wisconsin Badgers vs Northwestern Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Northwestern Wildcats are 4-4 overall and 5-3 ATS against the spread, while the Badgers are 6-2 and 6-2 ATS. As for the totals, Northwestern is 2-6 on the OU, and Wisconsin is 2-6 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Northwestern vs Wisconsin injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Northwestern Wildcats rated this week at No. 64 and the Wisconsin Badgers sitting at No. 16.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Northwestern Wildcats No. 89-ranked offense (25.12 PPG) against a Wisconsin Badgers defense that ranks No. 3 at 14.62 PPG. The Northwestern Wildcats passing attack has averaged 243.25 yards per game, more than the Wisconsin Badgers give up through the air (192.12 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Wisconsin Badgers feature the league's No. 7-rated road run defense, allowing 96 yards per game. Northwestern, meanwhile, ranks No. 121 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Dare Ogunbowale ran through the Nebraska defense for 120 yards in Wisconsin's last game, handing the Cornhuskers a 23-17 setback on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium.

Austin Carr hauled in 8 passes for 158 yards against the Ohio State defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 24-20 loss against the Buckeyes on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Wisconsin is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Wisconsin is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisconsin's last 6 games
  • Wisconsin is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Northwestern is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Northwestern is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Northwestern's last 8 games
  • Northwestern is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Wisconsin home to Illinois, Saturday, November 12th
Northwestern at Purdue, Saturday, November 12th