Free College Football Picks Today: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Wisconsin Badgers 11/19/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Wisconsin Badgers 11/19/22
Sat 19th November 2022

The University of Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-7, 2-5 Big 10) will be out to end their losing streak when they play host to the University of Wisconsin Badgers (5-5, 3-4 Big 10) at Tom Osborne Field at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

The Badgers are 13-point favorites, and the total is 39.Wisconsin is coming off a 24-10 loss at the hands of Iowa at Kinnick Stadium last Saturday. Graham Mertz was 16 of 35 for 176 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. Braelon Allen ran 17 times for 40 yards. Keontez Lewis caught three passes for 71 yards and a touchdown.

Nebraska dropped a fourth straight game last Saturday, falling 34-3 to No. 3 Michigan at Michigan Stadium. Chubba Purdy threw for 71 yards. He added 39 yards on the ground. Marcus Washington caught two receptions for 36 yards.


The Badgers won the only game between the teams last season, a 35-28 victory in November, their fourth straight win against Nebraska. Braelon Allen had three touchdowns for Wisconsin.


The Badgers are averaging 28.7 points per game for the season, sixth in the Big 10, and they are facing a Cornhuskers defense that has surrendered 29.9 PPG (13th). Meanwhile, Nebraska has scored 23.3 points a game this season, 10th in the conference, and Wisconsin is allowing 20.9 PPG (7th).

The Badgers rank 105th in the nation in passing yards per game (200.0) and 53rd in rushing (170.1). The best opportunities are likely to come on the ground, as the Cornhuskers are 112th in the country in rushing yards allowed per game (191.0). Against the pass, Nebraska is 92nd (247.1).

Nebraska is 76th in the country in passing yards per game (226.6) and 86th in rushing (136.4). Wisconsin’s defense has been stout on the ground, as the Badgers are 16th in the country in rushing yards allowed per game (107.5). Against the pass, the Badgers are 32nd (200.2).


Through 10 games, Graham Mertz has thrown for 18 touchdowns (8 INT) and 188.3 yards per game to lead Wisconsin in passing. In four away games this season, he has nine TDs (4 INT) and an average of 175.0 yards passing.

Braelon Allen leads the team in rushing with an average of 102.9 yards a game over 10 games. He has 10 touchdowns on the ground and three through the air. Chimere Dike is the Badgers’ leading receiver with 60.1 yards a game and six TDs.

Casey Thompson has 12 passing touchdowns (10 INT) with 252.9 yards per game through eight games to lead Nebraska. In five home games this season, he has thrown for seven TDs (4 INT) and an average of 216.4 yards.

Anthony Grant has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 88.0 yards a game through 10 games. He has six touchdowns. Trey Palmer has been a key target in the Cornhuskers’ aerial attack. He has five touchdowns and an 83.1 yard per game average through 10 appearances.

SportsTips’ College Foottball Pick:

Wisconsin -10 (-110)

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