Wisconsin Scores with 22 seconds Remaining Dealing a Bad Beat to Under Bettors

Sep 08, 2018 06:11 PM EDT

Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Wisconsin Badgers running back Chris James (5) is tackled by New Mexico Lobos safety Stanley Barnwell Jr. (9) during the fourth quarter at Camp Randall Stadium.

  • The over/under for New Mexico and Wisconsin closed at 58.
  • Wisconsin scored a touchdown with 22 seconds left sealing a bad beat for under bettors.

What’s the definition of a bad beat?

For me, a bad beat is a sudden change of fortune in a sporting event that affects a gambling outcome and leaves the losing side feeling like puking.

Saturday’s Wisconsin-New Mexico matchup is a perfect example of that level agony.

The over/under for this game closed at 58 before kick-off. With Wisconsin up 38-14, driving, and the game seemingly over, under bettors were probably counting their money.

Instead, the Badgers’ backup quarterback came in the game to a touchdown with 22 seconds remaining. One pass, one touchdown, one unbelievably bad beat for anyone on the under.

WARNING: Do not watch this video if you had an under ticket on this game:

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