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The Penn St Nittany Lions will hit the road to face the Wisconsin Badgers in an NCAA college football game set for Saturday afternoon.
Kick off time from Wisconsin is set for 3:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The betting odds from this college football game has the home side Wisconsin Badgers favored by -24 ½ points with a total of 49 ½ points.
Penn St falls to 6-5 on the year following a 23-20 home defeat in overtime last week to the Nebraska Cornhuskers at a pick. The game total landed at under 50 points.
The Nittany Lions offense produced 387 yards with 170 running for 4 yards per carry. Christian Hackenberg hit on 16 of 33 passes for 217 yards with two touchdowns and one pick. Zach Zwinak ran for 149 yards on 35 carries. The Nittany Lions could not sustain drives as they go 2 of 14 on third down. On defense Penn St allowed 360 yards to the Cornhuskers offense with 168 running for 4 yards per run attempt.
Wisconsin has won six straight to improve to 9-2 this season after a 20-7 road win last week to the Minnesota Golden Gophers as a -15 ½ point wagering favorite. The game total came in at under 51 points. The Badgers went up 13-7 at the half and they held the Golden Gophers scoreless in the second half.
The Badgers offense put up 324 yards with 197 running for 4 ½ yards per run. Joel Stave completed 16 of 26 passes for 127 yards with a touchdown and pick. James White ran for 125 yards on 26 carries with a touchdown. The Badgers had one turnover and forced three from the Golden Gophers. The Wisconsin defense held Minnesota to 195 offensive yards with 102 rushing for under 3 ½ yards per run attempt. The Badgers held the Golden Gophers to 3 of 13 on third down.
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