Wisconsin Badgers vs Ohio State Buckeyes NCAAF Week 9 Game Preview

    October 22, 2019 | Football 2019 NCAAF Week 9 Wisconsin vs Ohio State Preview

    The Wisconsin Badgers just received a huge blow to chances to earn a ticket to the National Championship Game after a debilitating loss in Week 8. If they want to get back in the College Football Playoff race, they need to beat the Ohio State Buckeyes on the road in Week 9 of the 2019 NCAAF season. Go ahead and read the 2019 NCAAF Week 9 Wisconsin vs. Ohio State preview by Nitrogen Sports Blog.
     

    Wisconsin vs Ohio State 2019 NCAAF Week 9 game preview

     
    When: Saturday, October 26, 2019, 12:00 PM ET
    Where: Ohio Stadium, Columbus
    2019 NCAAF Odds: Wisconsin (+14) vs. Ohio State (-14)
     

    What to know about the Badgers (6-1)

    Wisconsin vs. Ohio State 2019 NCAAF Week 9 moneyline odds for the Badgers: +421
     
    Wisconsin’s College Football Playoff chances just went up in flames. The Badgers were the heavy favorites in last Saturday’s matchup against unranked Illinois Fighting Illini on the road, but somehow got upset in a 24-23 loss last Saturday.

    Besides the loss, it’s how Illinois’ found a way to score that many points against Wisconsin, which had not allowed more than 15 points in a game prior to Week 8. However, it was their inability to take care of the ball that doomed Wisconsin, as the Badgers threw an interception and had two fumbles. While the loss stings, it shouldn’t define how the Badgers will play the rest of the season. Their defense is still one of the best in the nation.
     

    What to know about the Buckeyes (7-0)

    Wisconsin vs. Ohio State 2019 NCAAF Week 9 moneyline odds for the Buckeyes: -649
     
    The Buckeyes barely broke a sweat in their 52-3 demolishing of the Northwestern Wildcats last Friday on the road. Ohio State got a masterful performance from Justin Fields, who had 194 passing yards (18/23) and four touchdowns, while running back J.K. Dobbs rushed for 121 yards and a touchdown.

    No team has been able to figure out how to stop the Buckeyes’ offense. Wisconsin has the tools to do it, but the Badgers’ morale is now down following their loss to Illinois. The Buckeyes will also be playing in front of their fans at Ohio Stadium, which should add to the challenge the Badgers have to endure.

    The last thing the Badgers want right now is fans hollering a reminder of their bad loss to an unranked opponent.
     

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    • The UNDER is 2-0 in the Badgers’ last two games away from Madison.
    • The Buckeyes have covered the spread in eight of their last 10 games.

    The 2019 NCAAF Week 9 season is full of intrigue. Among the must-watch games in the coming weekend is the Badgers vs. Buckeyes tilt, which could be Wisconsin’s last chance to make their case for a CFP spot. Make sure to check out our how to bet on sports piece first before picking a side.
     

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