Big Ten football picks: #10 Penn State vs. #17 Iowa & 4 more

Last time we bet against Penn State on the road, the Nittany Lions went to College Park and embarrassed Maryland 59-0 in front of a hostile, sold-out crowd. Although Kinnick in prime time is a different beast, James Franklin has done an unbelievable job to reestablish the proud Penn State program among the elite in college football.

Big Ten football picks: Michigan State vs. Ohio State & 5 more

It's another tricky set of matchups in the Big Ten this week, headlined by the Michigan State-Ohio State clash at the Horseshoe in prime time

Big Ten football picks: #5 Ohio State vs. Nebraska & 5 more

After an up (4-1 in Week 1) and down (1-5 in Week 2) start to the season, we swept the board with our picks last week, going a perfect 5-0 with the Illinois +380 moneyline right there for the taking. Let’s put last week in the rear view and focus on the task at hand with the Big Ten games this weekend.

Big Ten football picks: #11 Michigan at #13 Wisconsin & 4 more

#11 Michigan visits Camp Randall to take on #13 Wisconsin in one of the marquee matchups of the weekend. We have odds and a pick for that eagerly anticipated game, as well as four more games featuring top Big Ten teams.

Big Ten Picks: #6 Ohio State vs. Indiana & 5 more

Zack Rhodes went 4-1 last week and is back again with his expert picks and predictions for a busy weekend of Big Ten action.

Big Ten football picks: Cincinnati at #5 Ohio State & 4 more

There are some big spreads in the Big Ten this week, but also some interesting storylines—most notably Luke Fickell’s return to Ohio State with Cincinnati.

Big Ten football betting preview: Is this Jim Harbaugh’s year?

The Big Ten is as competitive and as wide open as it’s been in recent memory, but it may be time for the stars to finally align for a certain coach who has become more well known for his sideline meltdowns and khaki pants than his coaching acumen. The Revenge Tour may have started last year, but it ends this December in Indianapolis.

College football: Which teams will win the Power Five conferences?

College football is a regional game at its core. Both within conferences and in cross-conference rivalries, fans and programs often view the season as a success or failure not by overall win-loss record, but whether they win the games that matter. Auburn-Alabama, Michigan-Ohio State, Florida State-Miami, Florida-Georgia—the most interesting games in the sport that bring us back every year are the traditional, in-conference rivalries. With that in mind, let's look at this year's Power Five Conference odds and try to [...]

College football: Five games to bet for Week 1

College football's opening weekend may offer the most opportunity of any week on the calendar. Wagering volumes and limits are so high that a strong opinion or two can net you handsome profits, before the rest of the market realizes the abilities of a team and adjusts accordingly in future weeks. Let's take a look at five games and teams that offer value for Week 1. UCLA +3 at Cincinnati, Aug. 29 Chip Kelly took his shot at revolutionizing the [...]

College football: Evaluating Big 10 regular-season win totals

The Big 10 has been home to some talent disparity lately ,with Jim Harbaugh at Michigan and Urban Meyer at Ohio State upping the ante when it comes to recruiting talent. On the other side of the conference, Wisconsin has steadily and consistently found diamonds in the rough and developed players extremely well in order to compete at the highest level. At the bottom of the conference, however, things have been bleak. Illinois has been a disaster, Maryland has seen [...]