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

    The Badgers are expected to win by at least two scores (currently -13) against the Scarlet Knights. The over/under for this game is 44 points.

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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 -13 -110 -110 44 -110 -110 -526 +393

    Wisconsin Pick Insights

    • Wisconsin has covered the spread twice in four games this season.
    • Wisconsin has a 1-1 record against the spread in games it was favored by 13 points or more this season.
    • Two of Wisconsin’s four games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Wisconsin Stats & Insights

    • Wisconsin is compiling 427.5 yards per game on offense (45th in the FBS), and rank 73rd on defense, yielding 374.8 yards allowed per game.
    • Wisconsin ranks 43rd in scoring offense (33.3 points per game) and 37th in scoring defense (19.8 points allowed per game) this season.
    • Wisconsin is averaging 226 passing yards per game on offense this year (78th in the FBS), and is giving up 257.5 passing yards per game (107th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Wisconsin owns the 46th-ranked defense this season in terms of rushing yards (117.3 rushing yards allowed per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 22nd-best with 201.5 rushing yards per game.
    • Wisconsin is averaging a 45.5% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 34th in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, the defense ranks 88th, giving up a 41% third-down conversion rate.
    • Wisconsin has the 26th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +3, forcing nine turnovers (24th in the FBS) while turning it over six times (49th in the FBS).

    Wisconsin’s Best Players

    • Tanner Mordecai has recorded 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 piled up 306 yards on 51 carries, scoring four times.
    • Chimere Dike has hauled in 11 receptions for 228 yards (57 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone one time as a receiver.
    • Will Pauling has caught 14 passes for 175 yards (43.8 yards per game) this year.
    • Skyler Bell has hauled in 14 grabs 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.
    • Hunter Wohler, Wisconsin’s tackle leader, has 31 tackles, three TFL, one sack, and two interceptions this year.
    • Ricardo Hallman has a team-leading three interceptions to go along with eight tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended.

    Rutgers Betting Insights

    • So far this season, Rutgers has compiled a 3-0-1 record against the spread.
    • Rutgers has not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 13 points or more this year (0-0-1).
    • In Rutgers’ four games with a set total, one has hit the over (25%).

    Rutgers Pick Insights

    • Rutgers has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, giving up only 267.8 total yards per game (10th-best). On offense, it ranks 97th by accumulating 346.6 total yards per game.
    • Rutgers has been keeping opposing offenses in check on defense, surrendering only 12.8 points per game (12th-best). Offensively, it ranks 60th by accumulating 30.8 points per game.
    • Rutgers ranks ninth-worst in passing yards per game on offense (151.2), but at least it has been playing well on the other side of the ball, ranking 13th-best in passing yards allowed per contest (169.2).
    • Rutgers’ run defense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 24th-best in the FBS with 98.6 rushing yards allowed per contest. In terms of offense, it is putting up 195.4 rushing yards per game, which ranks 28th.
    • Rutgers ranks 45th in the FBS with a 43.9% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 46th with a 35.3% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
    • Rutgers has produced six forced turnovers (78th in the FBS) and committed three turnovers (fifth in the FBS) this season for a +3 turnover margin that ranks 26th in the FBS.

    Rutgers’ Best Players

    • Gavin Wimsatt has thrown for 733 yards on 57-of-106 passing with five touchdowns and one interception this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 187 yards and four rushing touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Kyle Monangai, has carried the ball 88 times for 471 yards (94.2 per game) with six touchdowns.
    • JaQuae Jackson paces his team with 207 receiving yards on 12 catches.
    • Christian Dremel has 14 receptions (on 25 targets) for a total of 195 yards (39 yards per game) and three touchdowns this year.
    • Isaiah Washington’s 10 receptions (on 19 targets) have netted him 98 yards (19.6 ypg).
    • Tyreem Powell, the team’s tackle and sacks leader, has recorded three sacks, two TFL and 37 tackles.
    • Shaquan Loyal leads the team with one interception, while also collecting 23 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and one pass defended.
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