The Wisconsin Badgers will look to improve to 2-1 as they face the Bowling Green Falcons fresh off their bye week. Running back Melvin Gordon will look to return to full health after having extra rest.
No. 19 Wisconsin is coming off a bye week after demolishing Western Illinois, 37-3. This was following a heartbreaking loss to No. 8 LSU.
Quarterback Tanner McEvoy figures to have more confidence after throwing for 283 yards, two touchdowns and an interception on 23-of-28 passing.
Running back Melvin Gordon should be healthy for this game since having the bye week to rest. He only rushed for 38 yards against Western Illinois, signaling he was not fully healthy.
Wide receiver Alex Erickson has emerged as the top receiving weapon for the Badgers, and he caught 10 passes for 122 yards and a touchdown against Western Illinois.
Bowling Green will face a severe test from the Wisconsin offense after allowing 36 points per game so far this season, but they are coming off a triumphant 45-42 victory over Indiana.
Quarterback James Knapke threw for 395 yards with three touchdowns, but he threw 73 passes in a shootout. Running back Travis Greene ran for 123 yards and a touchdown, but the Falcons will face a test against a Badgers defense that ranks 18th in scoring defense with 15.5 points allowed per game.
Prediction: Wisconsin 42, Bowling Green 17