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Here's your gameday primer for Week 13.

Byron Hetzler-USA TODAY Sports

Week 13 TV Guide

Sat, Nov 22, 2014
12:00 PM ET
CBSS
Fordham at Army
12:00 PM ET
SECN
Eastern Kentucky at Florida
12:00 PM ET
SECN
Charleston Southern at (10) Georgia
12:00 PM ET
BTN/BTN2
Rutgers at (11) Michigan State
12:00 PM ET
BTN/BTN2
Indiana at (6) Ohio State
12:00 PM ET
ESPNU
Northwestern at Purdue
12:00 PM ET
ESPN3/ESGP
South Alabama at South Carolina
12:00 PM ET
ESPN2
Penn State at Illinois
12:00 PM ET
ESPN
(25) Minnesota at (23) Nebraska
12:00 PM ET
FS1
Kansas at (21) Oklahoma
12:00 PM ET
AMSN
Marshall at UAB
12:00 PM ET
FSN
Texas-San Antonio at Western Kentucky
12:00 PM ET
ESPNN
Southern Methodist at UCF
12:30 PM ET
ESPN3/ESGP
Virginia Tech at Wake Forest
1:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Appalachian State at Louisiana-Lafayette
1:00 PM ET
PAC12
Washington State at (13) Arizona State
1:00 PM ET
FCS
Louisiana Tech at Old Dominion
1:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Western Michigan at Central Michigan
1:30 PM ET
ROOT
New Mexico at Colorado State
2:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Eastern Michigan at Ball State
3:00 PM ET
BYUTV
Savannah State at BYU
3:00 PM ET
ESPN3
Tulsa at Houston
3:30 PM ET
ESPN3/ESGP
Georgia State at (22) Clemson
3:30 PM ET
ABC/ESPN2
Boston College at (2) Florida State
3:30 PM ET
BTN/BTN2
Maryland at Michigan
3:30 PM ET
NBC
(24) Louisville at Notre Dame
3:30 PM ET
ESPNU
Syracuse at Pittsburgh
3:30 PM ET
CBS
(8) Mississippi at Arkansas
3:30 PM ET
ABC/ESPN2
(16) Wisconsin at Iowa
3:30 PM ET
FSN
Texas Tech at Iowa State
3:30 PM ET
ESPN
(15) Arizona at (17) Utah
3:30 PM ET
AMSN
FIU at North Texas
3:30 PM ET
ESPN3
Tulane at East Carolina
4:00 PM ET
SECN
Western Carolina at (1) Alabama
4:00 PM ET
FS1
Stanford at California
4:00 PM ET
ESPN3/ESGP
Louisiana-Monroe at New Mexico State
4:00 PM ET
ESPNN
South Florida at Memphis
4:30 PM ET
PAC12
Colorado at (2) Oregon
7:00 PM ET
ESPN2
Miami (FL) at Virginia
7:00 PM ET
ESPNU
Samford at (14) Auburn
7:00 PM ET
AMSN
Florida Atlantic at Middle Tennessee
7:30 PM ET
ESPN
(20) Missouri at Tennessee
7:30 PM ET
FOX
Oklahoma State at (7) Baylor
7:30 PM ET
SECN
Vanderbilt at (4) Mississippi State
8:00 PM ET
ABC
(19) USC at (9) UCLA
8:00 PM ET
CBSS
Cincinnati at Connecticut
10:15 PM ET
ESPN2
Boise State at Wyoming
10:30 PM ET
PAC12
Oregon State at Washington
10:30 PM ET
ESPNU
Fresno State at Nevada
11:00 PM ET
OCPV
UNLV at Hawaii

Who: Wisconsin vs. Iowa
When: Today, 2:30 p.m. CT
Where: Kinnick Stadium, Iowa City, Iowa
TV: ABC/ESPN2 (Find out which here)
Streaming: WatchESPN
Radio: Badger Sports Network

After last week's insane, record-setting showing vs. Nebraska, what do the Wisconsin Badgers have in store next? We'll find out this afternoon in Iowa City.

After dropping the Big Ten opener at Northwestern Wisconsin has played its way back to No. 16 in the College Football playoff rankings. Iowa is unranked, but only one game behind Wisconsin in the Big Ten West -- as are Nebraska and Minnesota. Wisconsin, of course, holds any tiebreaker over Nebraska. It also plays Minnesota next weekend in the regular-season finale.

So for Wisconsin, as is expected considering the 10-point line, simply taking care of business will get the job done and keep the Badgers in line for another Big Ten championship game appearance. For an Iowa, an upset is necessary to keep its slim hopes alive in the division.

Here's B5Q's Andrew Rosin in his preview of the game:

For Kirk Ferentz's reputation as an old man who hates everything but scholarship punters and Matlock, he actually has an underrated passing game. Jake Rudock has thrown for 207 yards a game, completing about 64 percent of his passes and 12 touchdowns against four interceptions. C.J. Beathard might not have the "OR" attached to his name on the quarterback depth chart, but he's been more of an assist character than combo breaker when he's seen the field. It's not as "opposites attract" of a tag team as McStavoy, but they've been generally effective.

The Hawkeyes also have a lot of targets to throw to here. Receivers Tevaun Smith and Kevonte Martin-Manley join tight end Jake Duzey and running back Damon Bullock, and all have at least 30 catches. Damond Powell can also win a one-on-one matchup deep. Iowa's passing game doesn't have the star quality, but it's a passing game that takes what a defense gives it.

[...]

Of course, there is the whole question of just how Iowa is going to run on the Wisconsin defense. Mark Weisman is a thumper at running back, but he became a tailback by meme-based necessity. So yes, he's a thumper, but going up against Michael Caputo and the cool playmaking linebacker corps is a recipe for a 20-carry, 30-yard sort of effort. Jordan Canzeri is more athletic, and since he returned for the Illinois game, he's been able to provide some lightning if what's between the tackles isn't what one would be hoping for.

In the passing game, you can expect the Badgers to do what they usually do. But they'll likely try to keep the passes attempted below 20. Iowa averages an interception per game, and is currently ranked 10th in completion percentage allowed at 51.7 percent. Add in the pass rush of Drew Ott (11.5 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, 7.0 hurries) and Louis Trinca-Pasat (10.5 TFL, 6.5 sacks), and while the Badgers can take what they can get, the run/pass split for the game will likely be 70 percent to 30 percent.

Predictions

Jake Harris: Wisconsin 24, Iowa 7

Louis Bien: Wisconsin 31, Iowa 17

Sam Brief: Wisconsin 31, Iowa 14

Luke Mueller: Wisconsin 35, Iowa 20

Mike Fiammetta: Wisconsin 34, Iowa 20

Andrew Rosin: Wisconsin 34, Iowa 10

Jake Kocorowski: Wisconsin 30, Iowa 20

Drew Hamm: 38-13 Iowa. Jk. Wisconsin is totes winning this one.

Greg Guenther: Wisconsin 21, Iowa 17

Who has the edge?

Offense: Wisconsin

Defense: Wisconsin

Special teams: Wisconsin

Coaching: Wisconsin

Intangibles: Iowa

- Jake Harris