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13 Days to B1G Basketball: It's Football Day

It's another football day in the Big Ten.

Gregory Shamus

Well this will be the second to last Saturday where there's only football on. In two weeks Big Ten football will officially be sharing Saturdays with Big Ten basketball. Anyway, like usual here's today's game information and predictions.

Time Game Network Line Preview
12:00 Northwestern at Iowa BTN Iowa -4 Northwestern Iowa
12:00 Maryland at Penn State ESPN2 PSU -3.5 MarylandPenn State
12:00 Wisconsin at Rutgers ESPN Wis -13.5 Wisconsin Rutgers
3:30 Indiana at Michigan BTN Mich -7 Indiana Michigan
3:30 Purdue at Nebraska ABC/ESPN2 Neb -23.5 Purdue Nebraska
8:00 Illinois at Ohio State ABC OSU -28.5 Illinois Ohio State

And here are my predictions for today's action. I got the Minnesota game last week, my first wrong prediction over the last three weeks.

Game Prediction
Northwestern at Iowa Iowa 27 Northwestern 17
Maryland at Penn State Maryland 24 Penn State 16
Wisconsin at Rutgers Wisconsin 45 Rutgers 20
Indiana at Michigan Michigan 27 Indiana 13
Purdue at Nebraska Nebraska 38 Purdue 24
Illinois at Ohio State Ohio State 52 Illinois 17

Enjoy the football. And of course, if you want some in-depth Big Ten conversation around the network, be sure to join the daily game threads over at Off Tackle Empire or any of the respective B1G SB Nation sites.