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Wisconsin vs. Purdue College Football Odds, Plays and Insights

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Check out odds, insights and more in our betting preview for the Wisconsin Badgers vs. Purdue Boilermakers college football matchup on October 23, 2021.

Oct 16, 2021; Madison, Wisconsin, USA; Wisconsin Badgers head coach Paul Chryst looks to the scoreboard during the second quarter against the Army Black Knights at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports © Provided by Sports Illustrated Oct 16, 2021; Madison, Wisconsin, USA; Wisconsin Badgers head coach Paul Chryst looks to the scoreboard during the second quarter against the Army Black Knights at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The Wisconsin Badgers (3-3, 0-0 Big Ten) and the ninth-ranked passing defense will visit the No. 25 Purdue Boilermakers (4-2, 0-0 Big Ten) and the 10th-ranked pass offense on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The Boilermakers are 3-point underdogs. The over/under is 40 for the outing.

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Odds for Wisconsin vs. Purdue

Odds courtesy of SI Sportsbook.

Over/Under Insights

  • Wisconsin's games this season have gone over 40 points three of six times.
  • So far this season, 50% of Purdue's games (3/6) have had more combined points than Saturday's total of 40.
  • Saturday's over/under is 3.4 points lower than the two team's combined 43.4 points per game average.
  • This contest's over/under is 6.7 points more than the 33.3 these two squads combine to allow per game this season.
  • Badgers games this season feature an average total of 45 points, a number five points higher than Saturday's over/under.
  • In 2021, games involving the Boilermakers have averaged a total of 53.8 points, 13.8 more than the set total in this contest.

Wisconsin Stats and Trends

  • So far this season Wisconsin has two wins against the spread.
  • The Badgers have covered the spread twice this season when favored by 3 points or more (in five chances).
  • Wisconsin's games this year have gone over the point total two times in six opportunities (33.3%).
  • The Badgers score 19.7 points per game, 5.7 more than the Boilermakers allow per outing (14).
  • Wisconsin is 2-2 against the spread and 3-1 overall this season when the team records more than 14 points.
  • The Badgers average 73.2 more yards per game (368) than the Boilermakers give up per matchup (294.8).
  • When Wisconsin amasses more than 294.8 yards, the team is 2-3 against the spread and 3-2 overall.
  • The Badgers have turned the ball over 15 times this season, nine more turnovers than the Boilermakers have forced (6).
  • Find the latest spread and moneyline odds for Wisconsin at SISportsbook.

Purdue Stats and Trends

  • In Purdue's six games this season, it has three wins against the spread.
  • The Boilermakers have been underdogs by 3 points or more two times this year and covered the spread once.
  • Purdue's games this year have not hit the over on any of six set point totals.
  • The Boilermakers rack up 23.7 points per game, 4.4 more than the Badgers allow (19.3).
  • Purdue is 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall in games when it scores more than 19.3 points.
  • The Boilermakers collect 197.2 more yards per game (423) than the Badgers allow (225.8).
  • Purdue is 3-3 against the spread and 4-2 overall when the team churns out more than 225.8 yards.
  • The Boilermakers have turned the ball over four more times (8 total) than the Badgers have forced a turnover (4) this season.
  • Head to SISportsbook to find the latest moneyline, spread and over/under odds for this matchup.

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