Oregon Ducks vs Wisconsin Badgers 01/01/2020 Previews, Odds and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Oregon Ducks vs Wisconsin Badgers 01/01/2020 – The Oregon Ducks clash with the Wisconsin Badgers in what is looming to be an interesting New Year’s Day matchup. The Ducks are coming off a big win over Utah but may encounter stiffer competition against the Badgers. Wisconsin had an impressive stint against Ohio State despite the loss. With odd sharks college football favoring the Ducks, the Badgers need to dig deep to come out victorious.
Oregon Ducks vs Wisconsin Badgers 01/01/2020
Oregon Ducks will aim to add the Rose Bowl trophy to its collection after a disappointing end this season. Starting off strong, the Ducks bungled the chance to make the College Football playoffs when they lost to Arizona State. QB Justin Herbert will lead the offense anew for Oregon. This season, he has thrown for 3,333 passing yards along with 32 touchdown passes. The Ducks defense should be solid as usual. They are limiting the opposition to 15.7 points and 329.6 yards per game.
Players to watch:
J. Herbert QB (272 CMP 408 ATT 3333 YDS 66.7 CMP% 8.2 AVG 73 LNG 32 TD 5 INT 22 SACK -158 SYL 158.7 RTG), C. Verdell RB (180 ATT 1171 YDS 6.5 AVG 89 LNG 8 TD), T. Dye RB (105 ATT 655 YDS 6.2 AVG 47 LNG 0 TD), J. Johnson III WR (55 REC 818 YDS 14.9 AVG 73 LNG 7 TD), J. Redd WR (50 REC 465 YDS 9.3 AVG 36 LNG 7 TD).
Despite a 10-3 record, the Wisconsin Badgers will be settling for a Rose Bowl win. They have been doing well in bowl games but face a tough challenge against the Ducks. The Wisconsin offense will turn to Jonathan Taylor who has 1,909 rushing yards along with 21 rushing touchdowns this season. Like Oregon, the Badgers defense should be a problem. Wisconsin is limiting opponents to 16.1 points and 293.5 yards per game, fairly similar numbers with that of Oregon.
Players to watch:
J. Coan QB (213 CMP 304 ATT 2541 YDS 70.1 CMP% 8.4 AVG 70 LNG 17 TD 4 INT 19 SACK -117 SYL 156.1 RTG), J. Taylor RB (299 ATT 1909 YDS 6.4 AVG 72 LNG 21 TD), N. Watson RB (74 ATT 331 YDS 4.5 AVG 27 LNG 2 TD), Q. Cephus WR (52 REC 842 YDS 16.2 AVG 52 LNG 6 TD), J. Ferguson TE (29 REC 363 YDS 12.5 AVG 28 LNG 2 TD).
Oregon Ducks vs Wisconsin Badgers Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oregon’s last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wisconsin’s last 5 games.
Oregon Ducks vs Wisconsin Badgers Betting Picks
NCAA college football games see the Oregon Ducks prevailing over the Wisconsin Badgers on New Year’s Day. The Ducks are forecasted to win via a score of 33.4-31.2 covering the spread and the total going over.