Wisconsin opens as 8.5-point favorite over Iowa


Wisconsin has opened as an 8.5-point favorite over Iowa according to OddsShark, 5Dimes and BetOnline. The Badgers travel to Iowa City for a 2:30 p.m. CT kickoff after thrashing Nebraska on Saturday. Doing so gave the Badgers a one-game Big Ten West lead over Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska with two games remaining. Iowa beat Illinois on Saturday, 30-14.