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During the first three weeks of the season, we couldn’t find an analyst around the web who would pick against Wisconsin. Following the Badgers’ bye week, one (actually two) have emerged. For the first time this season, two of our expert prognosticators are going against Wisconsin, which enters Saturday’s game against rival Northwestern as a 14.5-point favorite.
Wisconsin (3–0) and Northwestern (2–1) both come in off bye weeks, and it should be intriguing to see how the extra time has helped the two programs on the field. Northwestern boasts a one-two tandem in the backfield of running back Justin Jackson and quarterback Clayton Thorson, but injuries to its secondary could leave it susceptible to the passing game if it sells out against Wisconsin’s rushing attack.
Pete Fiutak of Collegefootballnews.com: Wisconsin 37, Northwestern 20. “Getting the two weeks off to rest up will help the Badgers more than the Wildcats – the O line needed some time to heal up. It’ll take about a half to pull away, but the Badgers will dominate in the second half. The pass rush will take over late, overcoming a big yardage day from Thorson.