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In week 5, the South Florida Bulls head to Camp Randall Stadium and Madison, Wisconsin to face the 19th ranked Wisconsin Badgers Saturday. The Bulls are 2-2 SU and ATS. The Badgers are 2-1 SU and 1-2 ATS.

The South Florida Bulls are coming off a win of 17-14 against Connecticut last week. Quarterback Mike White who has 388 passing yards and 2 touchdowns leads the team this season. Marlon Mack leads the rushing game with 502 yards, 5 touchdowns and a 5.6 yards per carry average. Rodney Adams leads the wide receivers was 184 yards and 1 touchdown.

The Bulls defense allows 29.5 points per game and 376 yards per game.

Wisconsin is coming off a huge win of 68-17 against Bowling Green last week. Quarterback Tanner McEvoy who has 445 passing yards and 4 touchdowns leads the offense this season. Melvin Gordon leads the rushing game with 431 yards, 6 touchdowns and a 9.4 yards per carry average. Alex Erickson leads the wide receivers with 165 yards and 1 touchdown.

The Wisconsin Badgers defense has been outstanding so far this season only allowing 16 points per game and 266 yards per game.

Keys to South Florida win

South Florida has to shut down the running game of Melvin Gordon. In addition, the Bulls will need Tanner McEvoy to play a good game and spread the ball around.

Keys to Wisconsin win

Wisconsin will need to shut down Marlon Mack’s run game and with the top rated defense of Wisconsin it will be doable. However, they will need to shut the passing game down as well.

Injuries

South Florida – Andre Davis, Jalen Spencer, Nick Holman

Wisconsin – Derek Straus, Caleb Kinlaw, Taiwan Deal, Derek Watt, Warren Herring, Joel Stave, Vonte Jackson

Favorite

Wisconsin -32

Conclusion

This will be an easy game for Wisconsin. However, they will still need to play a good game and not look ahead to the next game.

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