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The 128th meeting between the Wisconsin Badgers and Minnesota Golden Gophers takes place in Madison on Saturday afternoon.

Wisconsin (7–4, 5–3 Big Ten) comes off last Saturday’s hard-fought, triple-overtime win over Purdue where Jonathan Taylor rushed for 321 yards on 33 carries with three touchdowns. Minnesota (5–6, 2–6) hopes to become bowl-eligible with a victory that would break a streak of 14 consecutive losses in this series.

The Badgers have scored at least 31 points or more in 13 of those 14 straight wins over the Gophers.

After last year’s 31–0 win in Minneapolis, Wisconsin leads the all-time series 60–59–8.

When and where is the game?

Wisconsin and Minnesota will kick off at 2:30 p.m. CT on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis.

How can I watch?

The game will be broadcast on ESPN2 with Jason Benetti assigned to play-by-play duties, Kelly Stouffer as the analyst, and Olivia Dekker as the sideline reporter.

How can I stream the game online?

Via and the ESPN mobile app (iOS/Android).

How can I listen to it on the radio?

On the Badger Sports Network, where you’ll find the usual team of Matt Lepay, Mike Lucas, Mark Tauscher, and Scott Nelson. Head to to find it. You can also listen on iHeartRadio (iOS/Android/desktop) by searching “WIBA.”

On satellite radio, find it on Sirius 137, XM 202.

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What to read before the game

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Game predictions

Jake Kocorowski: Wisconsin 30, Minnesota 17

Ryan Mellenthin: Wisconsin 35, Ground Squirrels 17

Bob Wiedenhoeft: Wisconsin 35, Minnesota 32 (OT)

Owen Riese: Wisconsin 42, Minnesota 20

Tyler Hunt: Wisconsin 31, Minnesota 17

Drew Hamm: Wisconsin 34, Minnesota 20

Jon Beidelschies: Minnesota 24, Wisconsin 17