Wisconsin Vs. Nebraska: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 20, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The No. 19 Wisconsin Badgers (7-3, 5-2 Big Ten) will fight to keep their six-game winning streak intact in matchup against the Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-7, 1-6 Big Ten). The Badgers, listed at -10 on the spread, welcome the Cornhuskers, with +323 moneyline odds to win, on November 20, 2021 at 3:30 PM ET. The over/under for the matchup is set at 43 points.

Before making a bet on this game, check out this article where we provide the best available odds and break down everything you need to know about the matchup — including key metrics, stats, trends and more.

The betting insights in the article below reflect odds as of November 20, 2021 at 2:07 PM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this matchup and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Wisconsin Vs. Nebraska Betting Odds

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Wisconsin Offense Vs. Nebraska Defense

Badgers Offense Stats (Rank) Cornhuskers Defense
26.2 (80) Points/Gm 20.9 (27)
389.4 (70) Yards/Gm 363.5 (61)
162.9 (117) Pass Yards/Gm 230.6 (70)
226.5 (10) Rush Yards/Gm 132.9 (45)
7.1 (85) Yards/Pass 6.4 (18)
4.8 (36) Yards/Rush 3.8 (45)
33.1% (120) 3rd Down % 38.2% (56)
14 (108) Turnovers 11 (34)
3 (12) Sacks 9 (54)

Nebraska Offense Vs. Wisconsin Defense

Nebraska Offense Stats (Rank) Wisconsin Defense
28.6 (65) Points/Gm 14.6 (2)
459.2 (13) Yards/Gm 216.9 (1)
265.5 (27) Pass Yards/Gm 155.7 (3)
193.7 (33) Rush Yards/Gm 61.2 (1)
9.3 (7) Yards/Pass 5.6 (3)
4.7 (43) Yards/Rush 2.1 (1)
40.9% (61) 3rd Down % 23.9% (3)
13 (94) Turnovers 11 (34)
20 (128) Sacks 9 (54)

When Wisconsin Has The Ball

  • The Cornhuskers have forced 11 turnovers (34th-most in the FBS), and the Badgers have committed 14 turnovers (20th-most in college football).
  • Wisconsin averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt (85th in the FBS) compared to the 6.4 per pass Nebraska gives up (18th in college football).
  • The Badgers are successful on 33.1% of their third-down plays (120th in college football). The Cornhuskers’ defense gives up third-down conversions at a 38.2% clip (56th).
  • Wisconsin’s offense is 80th in the FBS at 26.2 points per game. Nebraska gives up 20.9 per game (27th in college football).

When Nebraska Has The Ball

  • The Cornhuskers have given up 20 sacks to rank 128th in college football. The Badgers’ defense has racked up nine (54th-most).
  • Nebraska’s offense ranks 65th in the FBS at 28.6 points per game. Wisconsin allows 14.6 per game (second in college football).
  • The Cornhuskers are the FBS’ 94th-ranked offense in terms of committing turnovers (13), and are up against the 34th-ranked team in turnovers forced, the Badgers (11).
  • Nebraska is 61st in the FBS in third-down percentage (40.9%), and will be up against the third-ranked Wisconsin third-down defense (23.9%).
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Wisconsin Betting Trends And Insights

  • Wisconsin has put together a 6-4-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Badgers have been favored by 10 points or more five times this season, and covered the spread in four of those matchups.
  • Wisconsin and its opponents have combined to hit the over five out of 10 times this season.
  • Wisconsin’s 10 games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 43 points four times.
  • The Badgers have won 70% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (7-3).

Nebraska Betting Trends And Insights

  • Nebraska is 5-4-0 ATS this year.
  • The Cornhuskers have covered the spread when playing as at least 10-point underdogs in two of two chances this season.
  • Nebraska’s games have hit the over three out of nine times this year.
  • Nebraska has played seven games this season that finished with a combined score higher than 43 points.
  • The Cornhuskers have been the underdog in four games this season, and they have failed to win any of those contests.

Wisconsin Players To Watch

  • Graham Mertz leads his team with 1,505 passing yards (150.5 per game) and has a 58.7% completion percentage (125-of-213), throwing eight touchdown passes and nine interceptions.
  • Braelon Allen has run for a team-leading 834 yards on 118 attempts (92.7 yards per game) while scoring nine touchdowns.
  • So far this year Chez Mellusi has rushed for 815 yards on 173 carries (90.6 ypg), with five rushing touchdowns.
  • Danny Davis III has hauled in 27 receptions for 418 yards, best on his team, and two touchdowns. He averages 59.7 receiving yards per game.
  • Kendric Pryor has also chipped in with 24 catches for 328 yards and two touchdowns this year. He puts up 36.4 receiving yards per game.
  • Jake Ferguson is averaging 29.8 yards per game, racking up 31 receptions for 298 yards and two touchdowns.

Nebraska Players To Watch

  • This year, Adrian Martinez has recorded 2,519 passing yards (251.9 yards per game) while going 166-for-271 (61.3% completion percentage) and throwing 13 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He has added 495 rushing yards on 123 carries with 12 touchdowns, averaging 49.5 yards per game.
  • Rahmir Johnson has taken 112 carries for a team-leading 495 rushing yards (49.5 yards per game) while scoring four touchdowns. He’s also caught 16 passes for 197 yards (19.7 receiving yards per game) with two touchdowns through the air.
  • Samori Toure has 33 catches, leading his team with 718 yards (71.8 ypg) while hauling in four touchdowns this season.
  • Austin Allen has contributed with 404 yards (on 29 catches) and two touchdowns.
  • Omar Manning has 331 receiving yards on 24 receptions, with two touchdowns, averaging 36.8 yards per game.

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