The Wisconsin Badgers will play the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl.
Wisconsin vs. Oklahoma State Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Wisconsin as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Wisconsin has -206 odds to pick up the win, while Oklahoma State is listed at +167 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 44.5 points.
How to Watch Wisconsin vs. Oklahoma State Live?
- Game Day: Tuesday, December 27, 2022
- Game Time: 10:15 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Phoenix, Arizona
- Stadium: Chase Field
Wisconsin ranks 87th in total offense this season (362.8 yards per game), but has been playing really well on defense, ranking 12th-best in the FBS with 362.8 yards allowed per game. Wisconsin has the 76th-ranked offense this year (26.5 points per game), and has been better on defense, ranking 23rd-best with just 20.5 points allowed per game. Wisconsin has been a bottom-25 pass offense this year, ranking 21st-worst with 189.5 passing yards per contest. The Ddfensive unit is ranked 32nd in the FBS (202.3 passing yards allowed per game). Wisconsin ranks 51st in rushing yards this year (173.3 rushing yards per game), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking 13th-best in the FBS with 103.2 rushing yards allowed per game. Defensively, Wisconsin has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 22nd-best by surrendering a 33.1% third-down conversion rate. The team’s offense ranks 44th (41.3% third-down conversion rate). Wisconsin owns the 48th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +2, forcing 18 turnovers (44th in the FBS) while turning it over 16 times (54th in the FBS).
Oklahoma State ranks 44th in total yards per game (415.5), but it has been less productive defensively, ranking 15th-worst in the FBS with 440.8 total yards conceded per contest. From an offensive perspective, Oklahoma State is accumulating 31.8 points per game (40th-ranked). It ranks 94th in the FBS defensively (29.3 points given up per game). Oklahoma State ranks 16th-worst in passing yards allowed per game (269.5), but at least it has been surging on the offensive side of the ball, ranking 20th-best in passing yards per contest (283.8). From an offensive perspective, Oklahoma State is generating 131.8 rushing yards per contest (92nd-ranked). It ranks 96th in the FBS defensively (171.3 rushing yards given up per game). Oklahoma State ranks 97th in the FBS with a 36.3% third-down conversion rate, but it has been lifted up by its defense, which ranks fourth-best by allowing a 27.0% third-down rate. At -2, Oklahoma State has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 17 forced turnovers (55th in the FBS) and 19 turnovers committed (92nd in the FBS).
Wisconsin vs. Oklahoma State Betting Analysis
Wisconsin Betting Insights
Wisconsin has put together a record of 5-7-0 against the spread this season. In games this season when favored by 4.5 points or more, Wisconsin has gone 4-4 against the spread. This season, seven Wisconsin games have gone over the point total. The Badgers have put together a 4-4 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 50% of those games). The Badgers have a 2-2 record (winning 40% of their games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -206 or shorter.
Cowboys Betting Insights
Oklahoma State is 6-6-0 against the spread this season. Oklahoma State has an ATS record of 2-1 when playing as at least 4.5-point underdogs. Oklahoma State’s games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under six times this season. The Cowboys have been underdogs in seven games this season and won three (42.9%) of those contests. The Cowboys are 1-1 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +167 or more on the moneyline.
Wisconsin vs. Oklahoma State Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||45.2||45.1||45.3|
|Implied Total AVG||29.1||30.4||27.2|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||4-4||2-3||2-1|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-2||0-0||0-2|
|Point Total AVG||60.6||59.3||62.4|
|Implied Total AVG||35.9||37.9||33.2|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||3-1||3-1||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||3-4||2-0||1-4|
Players to Watch
- As part of the Badgers’ defense, John Torchio has recorded 59 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and five interceptions in 11 games.
- With one interception to go with 85 tackles, nine TFL, three sacks, and one pass defended in 12 games, Maema Njongmeta has been a big contributor to the Badgers’ defense in 2022.
- Nick Herbig has helped spur the Badgers’ defense with 44 tackles, 13 TFL, 10 sacks, and two passes defended in 10 games.
- A significant piece of the Badgers’ defensive unit, Kamo’i Latu has two interceptions to go with 54 tackles, three TFL, two sacks, and two passes defended in 11 games.
- Jason Taylor II has been doing his part on defense, amassing six interceptions to go with 78 tackles, two TFL, and seven passes defended for the Cowboys.
- Mason Cobb has compiled 92 tackles, eight TFL, and one interception in 11 games for the Cowboys.
- Xavier Benson has totaled three TFL and 88 tackles in 11 games for the Cowboys.
- Kendal Daniels has posted three interceptions to go with 66 tackles, four TFL, and three passes defended In 11 games for the Cowboys.
Wisconsin vs. Oklahoma State Predictions and Pick
Wisconsin vs. Oklahoma State betting card
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Our pick to win this contest is Oklahoma State, and we expect that Oklahoma State will cover the spread (Wisconsin -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 44.5 points.