Rutgers vs Wisconsin NCAA Football Week 10 Lines & Prediction

Rutgers vs Wisconsin NCAA Football Week 10 Lines & Prediction

Written by on November 1, 2018

Wisconsin hosts Rutgers wondering what happened to their season. At the beginning of the season, most college football analysts believed Wisconsin could go undefeated. Not only has that not happened, but the Badgers aren’t even ranked. Can Wisconsin get back into the Top 25 with about a month left before Bowl Season?

Rutgers vs Wisconsin NCAA Football Week 10 Lines & Prediction

Weather Forecast

  • Overcast: 8°C/46°F
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Precipitation: 3%
  • Wind: 8 mph SSE
  • Cloud Cover: 83%
  • Type of Stadium: Open

Why Rutgers is a good bet at +28?

Although Rutgers only has a single straight up win this season, the Scarlet Knights have gone 2-2 against the spread in their last 4 games. Rutgers only lost by 7, 17-24, to the Indiana Hoosiers at home on Sep. 29.

On Oct. 20, Rutgers only lost by 3 points, 15-18, to one of the hottest teams in the Big Ten, the Northwestern Wildcats. If the Scarlett Knights have improved since their time off, they could scare the Badgers on Saturday by keeping this game to within 2 touchdowns.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 15.1
  • Total Yards: 269.9
  • Pass Yards: 138.9
  • Rush Yards: 131
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 33.8
  • Total Yards: 407.5
  • Pass Yards: 184.1
  • Rush Yards: 223.4

Why Wisconsin is a good bet at -28?

Is Wisconsin a safe bet to win in NCAA Football Week 10?

Wisconsin has lost 2 of their last 3, but both losses were on the road. In their last couple of home games, Wisconsin’s looked great. They easily handled Nebraska 41-24 before beating the heck out of Illinois 49-20.

Rutgers might be the worst team the Badgers have faced this season. If Wisconsin can dominate the Scarlet Knights the way they have their last couple of home opponents, they should win by 5 touchdowns.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 31
  • Total Yards: 444
  • Pass Yards: 176.5
  • Rush Yards: 267.5
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 21.4
  • Total Yards: 355.2
  • Pass Yards: 184.9
  • Rush Yards: 170.4

NCAA Football Week 10 Betting Trends for Rutgers at Wisconsin

  • Rutgers is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rutgers’s last 5 games on the road
  • Wisconsin is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Wisconsin is 19-4 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wisconsin’s last 5 games

Rutgers vs Wisconsin Final NCAAF Betting Analysis

No doubt Wisconsin should win, but Rutgers has a couple of advantages heading into this matchup. The Badgers believed they could go undefeated this season. They’ve already lost 3 games. How they take that mentally could be an issue.

Second, Rutgers hasn’t played competitively since the almost victory over scorching Northwestern, who had won two in a row, including beating Michigan State on the road, before beating the Scarlet Knights.

Rutgers keeps this one close.

NCAA Football Week 10 Pick: Rutgers +28.
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