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Week 5 Betting Predictions for Showdown between Michigan and Wisconsin 10/02/2021
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Michigan and Wisconsin 10/02/2021 – The Michigan Wolverines continue to climb the Top 25 rankings and they hope to get closer to be recognized as the 10 best teams in the country. They will face a tough challenge facing the Wisconsin Badgers on the road this coming Friday, October 2. The game takes place at the Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin with the kick-off happening at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. It will be Fox Sports bringing the game live on television at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time and the same feed can be seen through an online live stream at SofaScore. The Wisconsin Badgers own the edge in this game according to NCAAF betting odds against the Michigan Wolverines.
Michigan and Wisconsin 10/02/2021
Michigan and Wisconsin 10/02/2021
The Michigan Wolverines are going to risk their 4-0 record and become the underdog team against the Wisconsin Badgers in NCAA Football Week 5. This team went up five places from 19th to 14th in the Top 25 rankings. The Western Michigan Broncos, Washington Huskies, Northern Illinois Huskies and Rutgers Scarlet Knights were the teams they defeated in the first four weeks of football. RB Hassan Haskins was their best scorer as he tallied two touchdowns in 12 rushing attempts and 41 yards. QB Cade McNamara was able to finish the match with 163 yards in 9-of-16 completion.
Players to Watch: C. McNamara QB (CMP 33, ATT 53, YDS 534, CMP% 62.3, AVG 10.1, LNG 87, TD 3, INT 0, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 165.6), J.J. McCarthy QB (CMP 8, ATT 12, YDS 122, CMP% 66.7, AVG 10.2, LNG 69, TD 1, INT 0, SACK 1, SYL -16, RTG 179.6), B. Corum RB (ATT 69, YDS 475, AVG 6.9, LNG 67, TD 7), H. Haskins RB (ATT 61, YDS 322, AVG 5.3, LNG 22, TD 6), C. Johnson WR (REC 8, YDS 198, AVG 24.8, LNG 87, TD 1).
The Wisconsin Badgers have only played three times for the first four weeks of competition. This team walks into NCAA Week 5 carrying a 1-2 record and hopes to turn the tide very soon. The only win that the Badgers had was against the Eastern Michigan Eagles by a wide margin of 24 points. Their most recent opponents were the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and lost as much as 28 points. Graham Mertz at QB was able to do 250 yards, a touchdown pass but had four interceptions. Kendrick Pryer was on the other end of that TD pass and he was the best player for the badgers doing 69 yards in six catches.
Players to Watch: G. Mertz QB (CMP 54, ATT 95, YDS 566, CMP% 56.8, AVG 6, LNG 43, TD 1, INT 6, SACK 4, SYL -33, RTG 97.7), C. Wolf QB (CMP 2, ATT 3, YDS 25, CMP% 66.7, AVG 8.3, LNG 18, TD 0, INT 1, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 70), C. Mellusi RB (ATT 69, YDS 319, AVG 4.6, LNG 60, TD 2), I. Guerendo RB (ATT 21, YDS 153, AVG 7.3, LNG 82, TD 1), I. Guerendo RB (REC 16, YDS 193, AVG 12.1, LNG 23, TD 0).
Michigan and Wisconsin Betting Numbers
Michigan are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games.
Wisconsin are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
Michigan and Wisconsin Betting Picks
The Michigan Wolverines may be ranked as one of the top teams in the country but they are seen in college sports betting sites as the underdog against the Wisconsin Badgers. This is expected to be close but don’t be surprised if the Wolverines take home the win on the road.