LSU went 10-3 and beat Iowa in the Outback Bowl last season, while Wisconsin went 9-4 and beat South Carolina in the Capital One Bowl. The Tigers are ranked 13th in the preseason AP poll and the Badgers are ranked 14th. Saturday's game will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston.
You can follow the game with live play-by-play here.
Details for Saturday's game are below:
Kickoff: 9:00 p.m. ET
Live stream: This game can be live streamed here.
TV coverage: ESPN
Wisconsin was picked to win the Big Ten West Division in a preseason media poll.
This is Gary Andersen's second year coaching Wisconsin.
Wisconsin has won 16 consecutive season openers.
Wisconsin does not face another team ranked in the preseason AP poll until Nov. 15 (when it plays No. 22 Nebraska).
Wisconsin's expected starter at quarterback, Tanner McEvoy, played 10 games at safety last season.
LSU was picked to finish third in the SEC West in a preseason media poll.
This is Les Miles' 10th season coaching LSU.
LSU in 9-0 in season openers under Miles.
LSU faces a team ranked in the preseason AP poll in three of its final four games.
LSU led the nation with nine former players selected in 2014 NFL draft.