Wisconsin Badgers vs Purdue Boilermakers 9/22/2023 – College football enthusiasts should gear up for a compelling Friday night showdown when the Wisconsin Badgers square off against the Purdue Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium. For those looking to elevate their game-watching experience, consider turning to NCAAF betting sites for insights and odds. The Wisconsin Badgers come into this face-off with an impressive 2-1 record, establishing themselves as an offensive juggernaut in the Big Ten Conference. Averaging 31.7 points per game, they currently rank fourth in total offense within the conference. Their offensive capabilities were on full display last week when they amassed 21 points in just one quarter, ultimately cruising to a 35-14 victory over Georgia Southern at home.
Purdue Boilermakers have had difficulty on defense this season after losing head coach Jeff Brohm to Louisville and hiring Ryan Walters of Illinois as their defensive coordinator to fill his shoes. Through three games, Purdue ranks second-worst in total defense with an average 30.3 point yield per contest.
Wisconsin Badgers vs Purdue Boilermakers 9/22/2023 Game Info
|When:||Friday, September 22, 2023|
|Time:||7:00 PM ET|
Luke Fickell vs Ryan Walters
Tanner Mordecai, a transfer from SMU, played an invaluable role in their victory. Mordecai amassed 236 passing yards while scoring two rushing touchdowns himself. Additionally, Braelon Allen carried 12 times for 94 total yards and two scores – providing crucial momentum.
However, Wisconsin Badgers’ defense did show some weaknesses by allowing Georgia Southern to secure 23 first downs and amass 455 yards of total offense.
Purdue’s defense was put through the rigorous paces in their recent match against Syracuse as QB Garrett Shrader ran for four touchdowns and led his team to an eventual 35-20 home loss. Although Texas transfer QB Hudson Card displayed his talent by throwing for 323 passing yards and one touchdown pass, Purdue struggled to contain Syracuse’s attack, surrendering an overwhelming 271 rushing yards as opposed to their meager 80 total rushing yards allowed.
Recent history shows Wisconsin to have had an edge against Purdue, riding an impressive 16-game win streak against them. Wisconsin secured a 35-24 victory last season at Madison to demonstrate their superiority in this contest.
The Wisconsin Badgers’ 2023 season has been full of ups and downs. After opening with a 38-17 win over Buffalo, they suffered an uncharacteristically poor showing against Washington State, losing 31-22 after numerous fumbles marred their rushing game and struggling with their fumble coverage. But then came Georgia Southern 35-14 victory led by Mordecai Allen with their strong third quarter performance leading the charge.
NCAAF Latest Odds: WIS -7 ; O/U 54.5
Purdue kicked off their 2018-19 campaign in thrilling but ultimately losing fashion against Fresno State (39-35) before rebounding with an easy 24-17 victory against Virginia Tech before coming up short against Syracuse (21-7 at halftime).
Even though Wisconsin’s transition to Air Raid has been uneven, they have shown moments of offensive brilliance. Boilermakers will attempt to exploit any weaknesses in Wisconsin’s game in search of their first home victory.
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
Wisconsin are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Wisconsin’s last 8 games.
Wisconsin are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
Wisconsin are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games against Purdue.
Wisconsin are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games against Purdue.
Wisconsin are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games on the road.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
Purdue are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Purdue are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Purdue’s last 6 games against Wisconsin.
Purdue are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
Purdue are 0-9 ATS in their last 9 games when playing at home against Wisconsin.
Purdue are 10-5 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
Wisconsin Badgers vs Purdue Boilermakers Betting Pick
This Friday night matchup promises to be an intense showdown. With Wisconsin’s explosive offense and Purdue’s drive to end their losing streak against Wisconsin, anyone’s game. Get ready for an action-packed battle under Friday night lights; keep watching to see whether Wisconsin can maintain their dominance or whether Purdue can pull off an unexpected upset. The best sports football gambling sites are leaning towards the Boilermakers to secure a victory in this game.