UW-Nebraska football at a glance

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• THE GAME: No. 15 Wisconsin (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten, No. 14 CFP) at Nebraska (4-5, 2-4), Saturday at noon (BTN)

• THE LINE: Wisconsin by 14 1/2.

• THE SERIES: Wisconsin leads 9-4.

• WHAT'S AT STAKE? Wisconsin is two games behind Minnesota in the West and is going to need help to win the division. The Badgers must beat Nebraska, Purdue and Minnesota and have the Gophers lose to either Iowa or Northwestern or both. Nebraska must find at least two wins in games against Wisconsin, Maryland and Iowa to achieve bowl eligibility.

• KEY MATCHUP: Nebraska's defensive front vs. RB Jonathan Taylor. If the Cornhuskers struggle to stop the run like they normally do against Wisconsin, it's going to be a long afternoon. Taylor owns two of Wisconsin's five 200-yard games against Nebraska since 2012 and has averaged 9.6 yards per carry against the Huskers.

• FACTS & FIGURES: Wisconsin has allowed two TDs while outscoring opponents 179-26 in first halves. ... Nebraska has been outscored 93-47 in third quarters. ... Taylor needs 160 yards to pass two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin of Ohio State for second place on the Big Ten's all-time rushing list. Taylor has 5,430 career yards.

- By The Associated Press

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