People think Wisconsin is for real. I do, too. I’ve been there.
But never mind that. Here are how people around the U.S. are picking Saturday’s Badgers-Iowa game:
The Sporting News: Nine out of its 10-person panel takes Wisconsin. Matt Hayes says Iowa, 24-23.
Teddy Greenstein, Chicago Tribune: Wisconsin, 34-17
Tom Dienhart, Big Ten Network: Wisconsin, 31-17
Brent Yarina, Big Ten Network: Wisconsin, 35-20
Derek Helling, Rant Sports: Wisconsin, 34-20. Wisconsin plays a very similar style of football to the Hawkeyes’ brand, but they have been much more effective at it this season
Blair Kerkhoff, Kansas City Star: Iowa, 19-16
Four other Kansas City Star college writers: Wisconsin
Brian Bennett, ESPN.com: Wisconsin 30-20
Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press: Wisconsin 28-20
Rex Nelson’s Southern Fried didn’t pick this game, but he does say Ouachita will edge Southern Arkansas, 39-38.