Free Pick – New Mexico Lobos at Wisconsin Badgers

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The New Mexico Lobos and No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers will face off on the turf at Camp Randall Stadium. This key daytime matchup is scheduled to start at 12:00 p.m. ET and fans can catch it live by tuning in to Big Ten Network.

Betting Preview: Wisconsin Badgers vs. New Mexico Lobos

New Mexico is the noticeable underdog here and is currently getting 35 points from oddsmakers. There could be some decent live betting opportunities in this showdown, and the over/under for this matchup has not been released yet.

This game’s line opened at -35.

The Lobos are 0-1 against the spread (ATS) and have gained 0.0 units so far. The team’s recorded an O/U mark of 0-0.

The Badgers have gained 0.0 units this season. The team is 0-1 ATS and has an O/U record of 0-1.

The Lobos have gone 1-0 straight up (SU) in 2018 while the Badgers are also 1-0 SU.

The Lobos are hoping to stay unbeaten after a 62-30 victory over Incarnate Word last week. The Lobos defense allowed the Cardinals to pass for 322 yards while rushing for 244 yards and three scores. On the offensive side, Tevaka Tuioti completed 13 passes for 327 yards, four touchdowns and one interception. Tyrone Owens (58 yards on 20 rush attempts, two TDs) and the signal-caller Tuioti (54 yards on 11 carries, one TD) led the running attack. Jay Griffin IV (two receptions, 43 yards) and Elijah Lilly (two catches, 61 yards, one TD) shared the receiving duties in the win.

Wisconsin just earned a 34-3 win over Western Kentucky. Alex Hornibrook completed 17-of-29 passes for 257 yards and two touchdowns. Jonathan Taylor (145 yards on 18 rush attempts, two TDs) and Taiwan Deal (53 yards on 8 carries) spearheaded the running game as Taylor (five receptions, 85 yards) and Kendric Pryor (four catches, 51 yards, one TD) led the receiving attack in the win.

New Mexico Lobos at Wisconsin Badgers NCAA Pick

SU Winner: Wisconsin, ATS Winner: New Mexico

Team Betting Notes

  • The New Mexico defense has 3 sacks on the year while Wisconsin has one.
  • Each team has lost one fumble this season.
  • The Lobos created 21 rushing touchdowns last season.
  • The Badgers put up 28 rushing touchdowns last season.
  • The Lobos logged 5.2 yards per carry last season while allowing 4.7 YPC to opponents.
  • The Badgers recorded 5.0 yards per carry last season and gave up a YPC of 3.2 to opponents.
  • The Lobos only produced eight passing touchdowns last season.
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