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MATCHUP
Northwestern (1-2) at No. 14 Wisconsin (3-0)
Stats: Overall | Conference | Home/Away | Last 3 | Grass/Turf | Last 3 Home/Away
Records: ATS | Over/Under
Teams: Northwestern Wildcats | Wisconsin Badgers
Summary
12:00 PM ET W‑L ATS H A AF AA O/U
Northwestern 1-2 0-3-0 1-1 0-1 15.7 20.7 1-2-0
Wisconsin 3-0 3-0-0 2-0 1-0 48.3 4.7 2-1-0
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Quickchart Matchup
Northwestern Northwestern Off vs  Wisconsin Wisconsin Def
Northwestern 305.7 yards
Wisconsin 177 yards
Northwestern 4 yards/rush
Wisconsin 1.6 yards/rush
Northwestern 4.6 yards/attempt
Wisconsin 4.4 yards/attempt
Wisconsin Wisconsin Off vs  Northwestern Northwestern Def
Wisconsin 506.3 yards
Northwestern 345 yards
Wisconsin 5.5 yards/rush
Northwestern 4 yards/rush
Wisconsin 9 yards/attempt
Northwestern 6.4 yards/attempt
Quarterbacks
Northwestern Yds Comp % Y/A TD/Int
Hunter Johnson 308 48.53 4.5 1/4
TJ Green 62 60.00 6.2 0/0
Aidan Smith 38 36.36 3.5 0/2
Wisconsin Yds Comp % Y/A TD/Int
Jack Coan 690 77.33 9.2 5/0
Graham Mertz 35 80.00 7.0 0/0
Chase Wolf 2 100.00 2.0 0/0
Overall Stats | In Depth
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
WIS
15.7
48.3
305.7
506.3
136.0
242.3
169.7
264.0
4.0
5.5
4.6
9.0
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
WIS
20.7
4.7
345.0
177.0
193.7
144.3
151.3
32.7
4.0
1.6
6.4
4.4
ATS Records | In Depth
  W‑L ATS H A Grass Turf
NW
WIS
1‑2
3‑0
0‑3‑0
3‑0‑0
0‑2‑0
2‑0‑0
0‑1‑0
1‑0‑0
0‑3‑0
1‑0‑0
0‑0‑0
2‑0‑0
Home/Away Stats | In Depth | Last 3 H/A
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
WIS
7.0
48.0
210.0
543.0
117.0
264.0
93.0
279.0
2.8
5.6
4.3
9.6
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
WIS
17.0
7.0
365.0
187.0
233.0
151.0
132.0
36.0
3.4
1.8
6.9
4.6
Last 3 Stats | In Depth
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
WIS
15.7
48.3
305.7
506.3
136.0
242.3
169.7
264.0
4.0
5.5
4.6
9.0
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
WIS
20.7
4.7
345.0
177.0
193.7
144.3
151.3
32.7
4.0
1.6
6.4
4.4
Injuries
Northwestern
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Bennett Skowronek WR Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 9/22/19 Skowronek has an undefined injury, and it is uncertain if he will play Saturday against Wisconsin.
John Moten IV RB day-to-day - Undisclosed - 9/21/19 Moten IV missed the last game due to an unspecified injury, leaving his status in question for Sept. 28 against Wisconsin.
Trae Williams DB day-to-day - Undisclosed - 9/21/19 Williams sat out the previous game with an unspecified injury, and it is unknown if he will be available for Sept. 28 against Wisconsin.
Jesse Brown RB day-to-day - Lower Body - 9/21/19 Brown missed the previous game with a lower-body injury, and it is unclear if he will line up versus Wisconsin on Sept. 28.
TJ Green QB out for season - Foot - 9/5/19 Green will miss the remainder of the 2019 season as he recovers from foot surgery.
Wisconsin
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Garrett Groshek RB Ques Sept 28 - Leg - 9/21/19 Groshek was removed from the previous game with a right leg injury. It is undetermined if he will play against Northwestern on Sept. 28.
Kendric Pryor WR Ques Sept 28 - Upper Body - 9/21/19 Pryor missed the last game due to an upper-body injury, and it is unknown if he will be available Sept. 28 against Northwestern.
Bryson Williams NT Ques Sept 28 - Leg - 9/21/19 Williams has missed the previous two contests due to a left leg injury, and it is unclear if he will dress for Sept. 28's contest against Northwestern.
Logan Bruss OL Ques Sept 28 - Leg - 9/21/19 Bruss has been absent from the previous two games due to a left leg injury, and it is unknown if he will be available for Sept. 28's battle against Northwestern.
Izayah Green-May LB Ques Sept 28 - Arm - 9/21/19 Green-May has sat out the last two contests due to a right arm injury, and it is unknown if he will take the field Sept. 28 against Northwestern.
Luke Benzschawel TE Ques Sept 28 - Knee - 9/21/19 Benzschawel has missed the previous three games with a right knee injury, and it is undetermined if he will return Sept. 28 against Northwestern.
Julius Davis RB Ques Sept 28 - Abdominal - 9/21/19 Davis is on the mend from surgery to repair a core injury, and it is unclear if he will play against Northwestern on Sept. 28.
Reggie Pearson S Ques Sept 28 - Suspension - 9/21/19 Pearson has been suspended for targeting and will not be available for the first half against Northwestern on Sept. 28.
Eric Burrell S Ques Sept 28 - Suspension - 9/21/19 Burrell has been suspended for targeting and will not play in the first half against Northwestern on Sept. 28.
Graham Mertz QB out for season - Redshirt - 9/12/19 Mertz is projected to miss the remainder of the season as he is likely to use the 2019 season as a redshirt year.
Scott Nelson S out for season - Leg - 9/8/19 Nelson is dealing with a left leg injury and will likely miss the remainder of the 2019 season.
Josh Bernhagen LS out for season - Leg - 8/29/19 Bernhagen will miss the 2019 season as he is sidelined with a leg injury.
Coy Wanner TE Out indefinitely - Ankle - 8/15/19 Wanner will spend an extended period on the sidelines while tending to an ankle injury.
Hayden Rucci TE Out indefinitely - Arm - 8/14/19 Rucci sustained a significant arm injury, and the severity of the ailment is unknown.
Cade Green WR out for season - Leg - 8/25/19 Green is likely to sit out the entire season due to a substantial right leg injury.
Quan Easterling FB Out indefinitely - Leg - 8/6/19 Easterling is sidelined due to a leg injury. A timetable for return has yet to be established.
Gabe Lloyd TE out for season - Leg - 8/6/19 Lloyd is sidelined for the entire 2019 season due to offseason surgery on his right leg.
Recent Meetings
Yard Margins
Date Away Home H Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
10/27/18 WIS 17 NW 31 3.5/50.5 W/U -26 -17 -9
9/30/17 NW 24 WIS 33 -16.5/51 L/O 62 84 -22
11/5/16 WIS 21 NW 7 5.5/41.5 L/U 17 151 -134
11/21/15 NW 13 WIS 7 -12/41.5 L/U -6 -175 169
10/4/14 WIS 14 NW 20 7.5/48 W/U 37 81 -44
10/12/13 NW 6 WIS 35 -11/58.5 W/U 286 242 44
11/27/10 NW 23 WIS 70 -23.5/57.5 W/O 278 171 107
11/21/09 WIS 31 NW 33 7/48.5 W/O -103 26 -129
10/7/06 NW 9 WIS 41 -19.5/41.5 W/O 311 185 126
10/8/05 WIS 48 NW 51 6.5/59.5 W/O -159 -124 -35
Northwestern Last 10
  Yard Margins
Date vs Score Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
9/21/19 MSU L 10-31 7.5/35 L/O -74 28 -102
9/14/19 UNLV W 30-14 -18.5/52 L/U 111 66 45
8/31/19 @ STAN L 7-17 6.5/46.5 L/U -155 -39 -116
12/31/18 @ UTAH W 31-20 6.5/42.5 W/O -71 -10 -61
12/1/18 @ OSU L 24-45 16.5/62.5 L/O -189 43 -232
11/24/18 ILL W 24-16 -16/57 L/U -64 107 -171
11/17/18 @ MINN W 24-14 3/48.5 W/U 19 -14 33
11/10/18 @ IOWA W 14-10 10/46.5 W/U -27 120 -147
11/3/18 ND L 21-31 10/49.5 P/O -215 -13 -202
10/27/18 WIS W 31-17 3.5/50.5 W/U 26 17 9
Wisconsin Last 10
  Yard Margins
Date vs Score Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
9/21/19 MICH W 35-14 -3/45 W/O 188 319 -131
9/7/19 CMU W 61-0 -34/54.5 W/O 524 167 357
8/30/19 @ USF W 49-0 -10/58 W/U 276 208 68
12/27/18 MIA W 35-3 2.5/43.5 W/U 237 212 25
11/24/18 MINN L 15-37 -12/54 L/U 34 -31 65
11/17/18 @ PUR W 47-44 3.5/55 W/O 83 309 -226
11/10/18 @ PSU L 10-22 7.5/52 L/U -74 26 -100
11/3/18 RUTG W 31-17 -29/50.5 L/U 140 245 -105
10/27/18 @ NW L 17-31 -3.5/50.5 L/U -26 -17 -9
10/20/18 ILL W 49-20 -24/52.5 W/O 245 147 98
Abbreviations Legend