Buffalo Bulls (7-6 Last Season) vs. Wisconsin Badgers (7-6 Last Season)
Buffalo Bulls vs. Wisconsin Badgers 9/2/23 – On Saturday, September 2, 2023 – opening up college football season for 2023-2024 – fans eagerly anticipate an epic matchup between Buffalo Bulls and Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium, with kickoff scheduled at 3:30 PM ET. As fans eagerly anticipate this spectacle, we provide an in-depth analysis of both teams, including their key players and betting odds, adding an extra level of intrigue to this matchup.
Buffalo Bulls enter as underdogs with a 7-6 record and led by quarterback Cole Snyder’s impressive performance of completing 271 out of 461 pass attempts for 3,030 passing yards – making him an invaluable asset to their offense. Mike Washington stands out in the rushing game as an unparalleled force. After carrying 150 times and amassing 625 yards – an average of 4.2 per carry – Mike’s consistent ground game presence contributes significantly to maintaining balance in the Bulls offense and controlling its tempo. Justin Marshall plays an essential part in Buffalo’s aerial assault. With 66 receptions for 837 yards under his belt and an average catch ratio of 13.1 per catch, he provides reliable targets for Snyder to hit for big plays that impact games.
Wisconsin Badgers’ Key Players and Insights for NCAA Football
Wisconsin Badgers enter this contest with an identical 7-6 record and an advantage for quarterback Chase Wolf. His 18 out of 32 attempts for 137 yards have led to a 56% completion rate; though these may not be staggering numbers, Wolf’s ability to make precise throws and manage games remains invaluable to Wisconsin. Braelon Allen stands out for the Badgers when it comes to rushing. Carrying an impressive 230 times, Allen has amassed 1,242 yards on the ground – an average of 5.4 per carry that speaks to his ability to break through defensive lines and create opportunities for his team.
Chimere Dike gives Wisconsin an exciting pass-catcher, providing 47 receptions for 689 yards at an average of 14.7 per reception. His ability to stretch the field and make big plays makes him a key target for Wisconsin coach Peter Wolf and opens up opportunities for Wisconsin’s offense. For more insights and predictions, check out free expert NCAA football picks and predictions.
Buffalo Bulls vs. Wisconsin Badgers Game Info
|When:||Saturday, September 2, 2023 at 3:30 PM ET|
|Where:||Camp Randall Stadium|
Cole Snyder QB and Chase Wolf QB
Buffalo Bulls’ quarterback Cole Snyder has been a reliable playmaker, completing 271 of his 461 attempts for 3,030 yards. His precision passing, evident through a completion rate of 58.8% and an average of 6.6 yards per attempt, make him a crucial figure in Buffalo’s aerial attack.
Wisconsin Badgers’ quarterback Chase Wolf has displayed accuracy by completing 18 of 32 attempts for 137 yards. With a completion rate of 56%, Wolf’s ability to read defenses and make timely throws will be pivotal for the Badgers’ offensive success
Odds/Point Spread: Wisconsin Badgers -2000, Total Odds: 56
Based on the odds, team performances, and analysis, our predictions are as follows:
Given Wisconsin’s favored position and consistent performances, we predict Wisconsin Badgers to emerge victorious. With a +28 spread, the Buffalo Bulls have the potential to cover the gap against Wisconsin’s defense. Considering the offensive capabilities of both teams, we anticipate the total score to go OVER 54.5.
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
Buffalo Bulls have shown a mixed record in recent betting trends. While 9-4 ATS in their last 13 week 1 games, they struggle with a 1-4 ATS record in their last five games. The Bulls tend to favor higher-scoring games, as the total has gone OVER in four of their last six games and four of their last five September games.
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
Wisconsin Badgers also display mixed betting trends, with a 3-6 ATS record in their last nine Saturday games. They tend to play games that end up falling under the total, with the total going UNDER in four of their last five games and five of their last six week 1 games.
Buffalo Bulls vs. Wisconsin Badgers 9/2/23 Betting Picks
The clash between the Buffalo Bulls and the Wisconsin Badgers promises an electrifying start to the college football season. While Wisconsin is favored to win, Buffalo’s potential to cover the spread and contribute to a high-scoring game cannot be ignored—our predicted scores: Wisconsin 35, Buffalo 21. As the kickoff approaches, fans can expect a riveting battle between these two competitive teams with free expert sports picks and predictions.
Free Pick and Prediction: Wisconsin Badgers will win 35-21