Wisconsin by the Numbers

Statistically Speaking
Ohio State
Value (Rank)
Value (Rank)
Wisconsin
Advantage
Rushing Offense (ypg) 217.3 (20) 108.2 (22) Rushing Defense (ypg) Push
Passing Offense (ypg) 248.5 (37) 200.2 (54) Passing Defense (ypg) Push
Pass Efficiency 165.7 (10) 135.1 (83) Pass Efficiency Defense Ohio State+
Total Offense (ypg) 465.8 (18) 308.3 (23) Total Defense (ypg) Push
Scoring Offense (ppg) 43.2 (6) 19.0 (32) Scoring Defense (ppg) Ohio State
Rushing Defense (ypg) 78.0 (4) 240.8 (11) Rushing Offense (ypg) Push
Passing Defense (ypg) 158.3 (13) 209.3 (67) Passing Offense (ypg) Ohio State+
Pass Efficiency Defense 93.8 (3) 160.1 (16) Pass Efficiency Offense Push
Total Defense (ypg) 236.3 (3) 450.2 (24) Total Offense (ypg) Push
Scoring Defense (ppg) 13.5 (6) 37.2 (15) Scoring Offense (ppg) Push
Turnover margin 1.67 (3) 0.33 (39) Turnover margin Ohio State
Penalty Yards/game 41.3 (21) 30.8 (3) Penalty Yards/game Push
Sacks (/game) 1.33 (92) 0.83 (18) Sacks Allowed (/game) Wisconsin+
Sacks Allowed (/game) 2.17 (70) 2.00 (57) Sacks (/game) Push
3rd Down Conv. (%) 40.7 (53) 31.7 (17) 3rd Down Conv. Def (%) Wisconsin
3rd Down Conv. Def (%) 30.0 (12) 52.2 (10) 3rd Down Conv. (%) Push
Redzone Offense (%) 91.4 (12) 86.7 (87) Redzone Defense (%) Ohio State++
Redzone Defense (%) 75.0 (32) 87.9 (30) Redzone Offense (%) Push
 Legend
  Difference <25 in National Rank = Push
  Difference >25 in National Rank = Ohio State
  Difference >50 in National Rank = Ohio State+
  Difference >75 in National Rank = Ohio State++
  Differences >100 in National Rank = Ohio State+++

Presented with one comment. That sack statistic (1.33 sacks per game) bothers me, but Vico looked at “Where Have All the Sacks Gone?” and that made me feel a little better about it. A little

As always, stats are grabbed from cfbstats.com.

Comments

  1. I don’t know if I’ve said it before, but I love these posts. I don’t really know why.

  2. I would say it’s normally because of all the Ohio States in the advantage column, but this week’s is a little more balanced than normal.

  3. Hence the 4 pt spread. But, yeah, this is a good weekly feature.

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