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    One of the best running backs in college football will be on display when Braelon Allen and the Wisconsin Badgers (3-4) host the Purdue Boilermakers (5-2) on Saturday, October 22, 2022.

    The Badgers are small favorites (-2.5) in their matchup versus the Boilermakers, with the over/under being 52 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Badgers are -132 and the Boilermakers are +110.)

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Wisconsin vs. Purdue

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
    • Stadium: Camp Randall Stadium
    Badgers vs Boilermakers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Badgers -2.5 -110 -112 52 -108 -113 -132 +110

    Wisconsin Betting Insights

    • Purdue’s ATS record is 3-4-0 this year.
    • Purdue is 2-1 against the spread when an underdog by 2.5 points or more this year.
    • Five of Purdue’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (71.4%).

    Wisconsin Stats & Insights

    • Wisconsin owns the 76th-ranked offense this season (391.1 yards per game), and has been even more effective on defense, ranking 23rd-best with just 330.3 yards allowed per game.
    • Wisconsin ranks 57th in scoring offense (31.3 points per game) and 33rd in scoring defense (21.6 points allowed per game) this year.
    • Wisconsin is totaling 220.6 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 88th in the FBS. The defense ranks 51st, giving up 215.9 passing yards per game.
    • Wisconsin ranks 53rd in run offense (170.6 rushing yards per game) and 27th in run defense (114.4 rushing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • Wisconsin ranks 30th in third-down efficiency (46.4%) on offense and 28th in third-down conversion rate allowed (32.6%) on defense this season.
    • Wisconsin has forced 13 total turnovers (13th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 10 times (72nd in the FBS) for +3a turnover margin of +3, 35th-ranked in college football.

    Wisconsin’s Best Players

    • Graham Mertz has recorded 1,427 yards (203.9 ypg) on 106-of-168 passing with 15 touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Allen has 757 rushing yards on 133 carries with eight touchdowns.
    • Chez Mellusi has collected 223 yards on 56 attempts, scoring one time.
    • Chimere Dike’s 487 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 41 times and has totaled 29 catches and five touchdowns.
    • Skyler Bell has caught 18 passes for 280 yards (40.0 yards per game) and three touchdowns this year.
    • Clay Cundiff has been the target of 13 passes and compiled nine catches for 142 yards, an average of 20.3 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone two times through the air this season.
    • Nick Herbig has racked up 6.0 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up 8.0 TFL and 30 tackles.
    • Wisconsin’s leading tackler, Maema Njongmeta, has 47 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one interception this year.
    • John Torchio has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 29 tackles, 3.0 TFL, one sack, and three passes defended to his name.

    Purdue Betting Insights

    • Purdue is 3-4-0 ATS this year.
    • Purdue is 2-1 against the spread when an underdog by 2.5 points or more this year.
    • In Purdue’s seven games with a set total, five have hit the over (71.4%).

    Purdue Stats & Insights

    • With 446.6 total yards per game on offense, Purdue ranks 36th in the FBS in 2022. On defense, it ranks 40th, giving up 349.0 total yards per game.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Purdue is generating 34.0 points per contest (40th-ranked). It ranks 51st in the FBS on the other side of the ball (24.1 points given up per game).
    • Purdue’s pass offense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 17th-best in the FBS with 312.1 passing yards per game. In terms of defense, it is allowing 248.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 91st.
    • Purdue’s run defense has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks 18th-best in the FBS with 100.6 rushing yards surrendered per contest. In terms of offense, it is accumulating 134.4 rushing yards per game, which ranks 87th.
    • Purdue’s third-down defense has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks 18th-best in the FBS with a 30.9% third-down conversion percentage allowed. In terms of offense, it is compiling a 45.7% third-down rate, which ranks 37th.
    • Purdue has produced 12 forced turnovers (24th in the FBS) and committed 12 turnovers (100th in the FBS) this season for a 0 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.

    Purdue’s Best Players

    • Aidan O’Connell has recored 1,941 passing yards, or 277.3 per game, so far this season. He has completed 66.3% of his passes and has thrown 14 touchdowns with five interceptions.
    • Devin Mockobee is his team’s leading rusher with 81 carries for 453 yards, or 64.7 per game. He’s found paydirt five times on the ground, as well. Mockobee has also chipped in with 12 catches for 130 yards.
    • Dylan Downing has run for 249 yards across 58 attempts, scoring four touchdowns.
    • Charlie Jones leads his team with 735 receiving yards on 62 catches with nine touchdowns.
    • Payne Durham has put together a 310-yard season so far with three touchdowns. He’s caught 33 passes on 46 targets.
    • TJ Sheffield’s 22 receptions (on 34 targets) have netted him 254 yards (36.3 ypg) and three touchdowns.
    • Kydran Jenkins has 3.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has 3.0 TFL and nine tackles.
    • Jalen Graham is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s amassed 21 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack.
    • Cam Allen has a team-high three interceptions to go along with 20 tackles and three passes defended.

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