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    On Saturday at 12:00 PM ET, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (4-1) will visit the Wisconsin Badgers (3-1).

    The Badgers are very heavy favorites (currently -14) in their matchup versus the Scarlet Knights, with the over/under at 46.5 points. (On the moneyline, the Badgers are -570 and the Scarlet Knights are +420.)

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    Game Info for Wisconsin vs. Rutgers

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Peacock
    • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
    • Stadium: Camp Randall Stadium
    Wisconsin vs Rutgers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Wisconsin -14 -110 -110 46.5 -110 -110 -570 +420

    Wisconsin Pick Insights

    • Wisconsin has covered the spread twice in four games this season.
    • Wisconsin is 1-1 against the spread when favored by 14 points or more this season.
    • In Wisconsin’s four games with a set total, two have hit the over (50%).

    Wisconsin Stats & Insights

    • Wisconsin is averaging 427.5 yards per game on offense, which ranks 45th in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, the Badgers rank 72nd, giving up 374.8 yards per contest.
    • Wisconsin is putting up 33.3 points per game on offense, which ranks them 43rd in the FBS. Defensively, the defense ranks 36th, surrendering 19.8 points per game.
    • Wisconsin ranks 77th in pass offense (226 passing yards per game) and 105th in pass defense (257.5 passing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • On offense, Wisconsin has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS by putting up 201.5 per game. The Badgers rank 44th on defense (117.3 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Wisconsin is putting up a 45.5% third-down percentage on offense (35th in the FBS), and ranks 84th defensively with a 41% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Wisconsin has forced nine total turnovers (22nd in the FBS) this season and have turned it over six times (49th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +3, the 25th-best in college football.

    Wisconsin’s Best Players

    • Tanner Mordecai has compiled 877 yards (219.3 ypg) on 85-of-128 passing with two touchdowns compared to three interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 103 rushing yards (25.8 ypg) on 36 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
    • The team’s top rusher, Braelon Allen, has carried the ball 52 times for 371 yards (92.8 per game), scoring six times.
    • Chez Mellusi has been handed the ball 51 times this year and racked up 306 yards (76.5 per game) with four touchdowns.
    • Chimere Dike’s leads his squad with 228 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 11 catches (out of 18 targets) and scored one touchdown.
    • Will Pauling has reeled in 14 passes while averaging 43.8 yards per game.
    • Skyler Bell has hauled in 14 receptions for 113 yards, an average of 28.3 yards per game. He’s scored one time as a receiver this season.
    • James Thompson Jr. leads the team with three sacks, and also has three TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Wisconsin’s leading tackler, Hunter Wohler, has 31 tackles, three TFL, one sack, and two interceptions this year.
    • Ricardo Hallman leads the team with three interceptions, while also putting up eight tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended.

    Rutgers Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Rutgers has compiled a 3-0-1 record against the spread.
    • Rutgers is 0-0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 14 points or greater this season.
    • Rutgers has hit the over in one of four games with a set total (25%).

    Rutgers Pick Insights

    • Rutgers ranks 96th in the FBS with 346.6 total yards per contest, but it has been led by its defense, which ranks 10th-best by giving up only 267.8 total yards per contest.
    • Rutgers ranks 60th in the FBS with 30.8 points per game, but it has been led by its defense, which ranks 12th-best by allowing only 12.8 points per game.
    • Rutgers ranks 11th-worst in passing yards per game on offense (151.2), but at least it has been dominating on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 14th-best in passing yards allowed per game (169.2).
    • Rutgers ranks 27th in the FBS with 195.4 rushing yards per contest, but it has been carried by its defense, which ranks 24th-best by allowing only 98.6 rushing yards per game.
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, Rutgers ranks 46th in the FBS (43.9% third-down conversion rate) and 45th defensively (35.3% third-down rate allowed).
    • Rutgers has generated six forced turnovers this season and have turned it over three times, leading to a +3 turnover margin, which ranks 25th-best in the FBS.

    Rutgers’ Best Players

    • Gavin Wimsatt has thrown for 733 yards (146.6 ypg) to lead Rutgers, completing 53.8% of his passes and collecting five touchdown passes and one interception this season. He is also a playmaker on the ground, racking up 187 yards (37.4 ypg) on 41 carries with four touchdowns.
    • Kyle Monangai has run the ball 88 times for 471 yards, with six touchdowns.
    • JaQuae Jackson has racked up 207 receiving yards on 12 catches to pace his squad so far this season.
    • Christian Dremel has put together a 195-yard season so far with three touchdowns. He’s caught 14 passes on 25 targets.
    • Isaiah Washington has racked up 98 reciving yards (19.6 ypg) this season.
    • Tyreem Powell, the team’s tackle and sacks leader, has recorded three sacks, two TFL and 37 tackles.
    • Robert Longerbeam leads the team with one interception, while also recording 12 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and one pass defended.
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