Despite a bad start Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst got a raise and extension last week. Since taking over his alma mater in 2015, Chryst has been quite good. Wisconsin won three Big Ten West Division titles under his command. But against college football’s best, the Badgers have not fared well. Of major College football betting concern is that those results are getting worse. To many, it seems as if Chryst isn’t keeping up with America’s top programs. Wisconsin did stop the bleeding at Illinois on Saturday. This week Wisky has a tricky home game against the Army triple option.
Army Black Knights vs. Wisconsin Badgers Betting Information
Army Black Knights at Wisconsin Badgers CashBet Odds Analysis
In this situation, sharps will consider Army plus the points. Cause by Wisconsin’s poor sportsbook value dating back to last year.
Army Fires Blanks at Ball State
Last week Army was on a bye week. That Followed a 28-16 loss at Ball State 10-point favorites. The game went under the Betting on college football total of 46.5. As a result, Army is 4-1 straight up, 2-3 against the spread, and 3-2 over/under. Army ranks 74th for total offense and 35th for scoring offense. Defensively, the Black Knights rank 9th overall and 35th for points allowed.
Justin Hall returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown. And then Drew Plitt threw two TD passes for Ball State. Plitt was 17-of-28, passing for 233 yards with no interceptions. In comparison, Hall finished with seven receptions for 78 yards.
For Army, Tyhier Tyler scored on a 4-yard run early in the second quarter. And then he added a 2-yard touchdown run just before halftime. That cut the deficit to 21-14. But Army would get no closer. Tyler had 24 carries for 63 yards.
Badgers Bully Bert in Return to Old Ways
Last week, Wisconsin romped past Illinois 24-0 as a 12.5-point favorite. The Badgers and Fighting Illini went under the bet on NCAAF total of 42. Now Wisky has a record of 2-3 straight up, 2-3 against the spread, and 2-3 over/under. Overall, UW ranks 82nd for total offense and 115th for scoring offense. While defensively, the Badgers rank 2nd overall and 32nd for points allowed.
Namely, Chez Mellusi ran for 145 yards and a touchdown. Braelon Allen rushed for 131 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries. Also, John Chenal carried nine times for 38 yards and a touchdown for the Badgers. Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz was 10-of-19 passing for 100 yards with an interception. Overall, the Badgers outgained Illinois 491-93 yards in total offense.
At the onset, the Badgers established the run. UW scored on a Collin Larsh field goal late in the first quarter to cap an 18-play, 67-yard drive that featured just three passes. Of course, Wisconsin boasts one of the toughest run defenses in the country. And Illinois slammed into the Big Red Wall for nothing all afternoon.
Army Black Knights at Wisconsin Badgers Against the Spread
On the road, Army is 45% against the spread. While as an underdog, the Black Knights are 50% vs. the odds. As an away team Army is 70% under the total. Overall, as an underdog, Army is 50% over/under the total.
At home, Wisconsin is 46% against the spread. While as a favorite, the Badgers are 50% vs. the odds. In non-conference action, UW is 71% against the spread. As a home team, Wisconsin is 53% under the total. Overall, as a favorite, the Badgers are 54% over the total. And in non-conference games, Wisconsin is 57% over the total.
Army Black Knights at Wisconsin Badgers CashBet Free Pick
In this situation, Wisconsin’s strong Betting on NCAAF value in non-conference games should trump all considerations.
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