Oregon vs. Wisconsin odds, predictions, betting trends for Rose Bowl 2020

first_imgNo. 7 Oregon (11-2) and No. 11 Wisconsin (10-3) meet in the Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1. Game time is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif. The game will be nationally televised on ESPN.The Ducks won the Pac-12 championship after a 37-15 victory against Utah. Quarterback Justin Herbert can improve his NFL Draft stock with a big performance here, and coach Mario Cristobal can continue to push the Ducks back toward a College Football Playoff berth heading into 2020. This is a program back on the rise. Stat that mattersWisconsin’s passing attack is much different than Oregon’s, but it comes with similar efficiency. The Ducks finished at 160.4, and the Badgers finished at 155.3. Jack Coan had 17 touchdowns and four interceptions, and he averaged 8.4 yards per attempt. He will take more deep shots than expected against the Ducks, and look for Quintez Cephus (52 catches, 842 yards, six touchdowns) to be involved.Oregon vs. Wisconsin predictionThe Pac-12 had a 4-3 advantage against the Big Ten in the Rose Bowl since 2010, and this game should be played at the same furious pace as the last time they met. Herbert will hit a couple big passing plays in the first half that get Oregon going, but Wisconsin’s offensive line will continue to plod away against the Ducks. Taylor breaks through with two long touchdown runs in the second half, and the Badgers hold in the fourth quarter for a Rose Bowl victory.Wisconsin 38, Oregon 34 MORE: Get the latest NCAA odds & betting advice at Sports InsiderWisconsin remains the model of stability in the Big Ten West, and they earned the Rose Bowl bid after a 34-21 loss to Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game. Star running back Jonathan Taylor needs 91 rushing yards to complete his second straight 2,000-yard season.”The Granddaddy of Them All” should be a showcase for both schools. Here’s everything to know about betting on Oregon vs. Wisconsin, including updated odds, trends and our prediction for the Rose Bowl Game.Oregon vs. Wisconsin odds for Rose Bowl 2020Spread: Wisconsin -3Point total: 51Moneyline: Wisconsin -145, Oregon +110Wisconsin is a three-point favorite according to Sports Insider. The line opened at -3 in favor of the Badgers.Oregon vs. Wisconsin all-time seriesThe Ducks and Badgers have met five times since 1977, and Oregon won the last meeting between the teams in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 2, 2012. That was a shootout that features Wisconsin’s Russell Wilson and Montee Ball and Oregon’s LaMichael James and DeAnthony Thomas. The Ducks won 45-38.Three trends to know— The Badgers are 3-1 against the spread in bowl games under Paul Chryst, but they are 4-4 against the spread in neutral-site games.— Wisconsin was 4-1 against the spread this season and 5-0 straight up when favored by 10 points or fewer.— The Ducks are 3-4 against the spread as an underdog under Cristobal, and that includes a 1-1 against-the-spread record this season.MORE: College football bowl picks, predictionsThree things to watchJonathan Taylor’s yardageWe mentioned Taylor’s rush toward 2,000 yards, and he will take his shots at an Oregon run defense that allowed just 3.2 yards per carry this season. The magic number for Taylor is 150 rushing yards: The Badgers are 16-1 when he hits that number, with the lone loss coming to Penn State in 2018.Justin Herbert’s touchdownsHerbert impressed against Utah in the Pac-12 championship game, and he’ll try to do the same against a Wisconsin pass defense that allowed just 191.2 passing yards per game this season. The Ducks had a 7-1 record this season when Herbert threw for multiple touchdowns. Herbert had four different receivers with more than 400 yards, led by Johnny Johnson III (55 catches, 818 yards, seven touchdowns).Edge rushersBoth teams have outstanding pass-rushers who can wreck a game plan. How will Wisconsin’s tackles fare against Kayvon Thibodeaux, a freshman sensation who had 6.5 of his nine sacks in Oregon’s last five games. SN second-team All-American Zack Baun led Wisconsin with 12.5 sacks and 19.5 tackles for loss. Watch the head-to-head matchups with Oregon’s Penei Sewell, a SN first-team All-American who won the Outland Trophy.MORE: Expert strategy tips | Three value pickslast_img read more

KEENEY AND MULLEN STAR AS FOUR MASTERS BEAT ST MICHAEL’S IN CHAMPIONSHIP

first_imgALL-IRELAND winner Colm McFadden was the star of the show but he couldn’t do enough as his club team St Michael’s lost out in extra time after a brilliant comeback by Four Masters at MacCumhaill Park tonight.The forward hit a superb goal and a hatful of points for the Dunfanaghy/Creeslough parish side under the floodlights.But the Donegal Town men just had too much left in extra time, after the sides finished 0-11 to St Michael’s 1-08 after normal time. And they went on to hit their own goal as their hero Oisin McGinty hit a goal in the second half of extra time.McFadden had another chance of a goal to pull his side back but his shot hit the post, came back to a Masters defender and Karl Lacey ended up putting over the bar at the other end.Masters won by 1-15 to 1-08, preventing St Michael’s from scoring in extra time.It was a superb win for the Donegal Town men – going the extra mile in extra time, finishing seven points ahead in the end. The first half had ended with St Michael’s just a point ahead, 0-05 to 0-04.Michael Doherty opened the scoring for Four Masters after just three minutes, but Daniel McLaughlin levelled within a minute.And two minutes later county star Colm McFadden pointed a free and a couple of minutes later the Creeslough/Dunfanaghy parish side were 3 points to one ahead when Stephen Coyle also pointed – again from a free.Stephen Keeney then had a golden goal chance for Four Masters but pointed instead before teammate Doherty hit his second to tie the game at three points all.Colm McFadden and Doherty exchanged points before McFadden scored again just before the break to put St Michael’s ahead. Just after the re-start Durcan hit a superb 45 to to tie the game again but by this stage Four Masters had lost both Doherty and the influential Shane Carr to injury.But it was McFadden once again making the difference, hitting a superb goal to take his side into a 1-05 to 0-05 lead.Daniel McLaughlin did all the hard work but his shot came back off a post and the ever-alert McFadden was first to the ball and fired it home.Durcan and Christy Toye exchanged points to leave it 1-06 to 0-06 but Doak added another for St Michael’s to push the lead to four. Four Masters weren’t going to lie down and with 15 minutes left Keeney and Doak hit two unanswered points to reduce the deficit to two.And they could have so easily gone into the lead four minutes later as Keeney found himself one-on-one with the St Michael’s keeper but blasted his effort wide.And then McFadden stepped up again at the other end to hit another valuable point to make it 1-08 to 0-08 with seven minutes on the clock.But anyone who thought the game was over at that stage was mistaken as Karl Lacey danced through the middle of the field to point for Four Masters; and with just over three minutes left on the clock, the Donegal Town men added another.With a point in it, Four Masters piled on the pressure and levelled the game seconds from the end when Conor McMonagle pointed from a free after Frank Mullen was fouled 13 metres out.The referee added five minutes injury time – and it was a matter of who could take advantage.McFadden had a chance from a free from a tight angle free from the sideline but he put his effort wide.And so once again the sides finished level 1-08 for St Michael’s and 0-11 for Four Masters.The players took a well earned rest before throw-in for 20 minutes of extra time – 10 minutes each way.And it was Mullen who drew first blood to give Four Masters the lead in the first period.Then his forward partner Keeney hit another to put the Donegal Town side two up 0-13 to 1-08; the St Michael’s players looked wrecked.Four Masters pressed again and were on the attack and looking to increase their lead by three points when the referee blew up for half-time.But they were to get their reward in the second period – Durcan went up to take a free but it fell short and McGinty hit the back of the net to put Four Masters five points ahead – 1-13 to 1-08.The Donegal Town men added two points to win by seven points.KEENEY AND MULLEN STAR AS FOUR MASTERS BEAT ST MICHAEL’S IN CHAMPIONSHIP was last modified: October 19th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more