Big Ten Pre-Spring Predictions For Every Game

Big Ten Pre-Spring Predictions For Every Game

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Big Ten Pre-Spring Predictions For Every Game


With spring football still a few weeks away, here’s the first look and prediction on how the Big Ten season will go for each team. 


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2018 Big Ten Pre-Spring Predictions

Before the recruiting season if finished up, and with spring practice a few weeks away, how do all the Big Ten teams look and stack up going into the 2018 season – obviously a long, long way away?

The big predictions and crystal ball tough calls will come as the process goes on throughout the offseason, but here’s a first guess/first look at how each Big Ten team’s season might and could go.

Big Ten East Prespring Predictions

Predicted Wins Are In Bold

indiana

Prespring Prediction: 4-8
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 1-7

Sept. 1 at FIU
Sept. 8 Virginia
Sept. 15 Ball State
Sept. 22 Michigan State
Sept. 29 at Rutgers
Oct. 6 at Ohio State
Oct. 13 Iowa
Oct. 20 Penn State
Oct. 26 at Minnesota
Nov. 3 OPEN DATE
Nov. 10 Maryland
Nov. 17 at Michigan
Nov. 24 Purdue
– Indiana Schedule Analysis

Maryland

Prespring Prediction: 5-7
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 2-6

Sept. 1 Texas (in Landover)
Sept. 8 at Bowling Green
Sept. 15 Temple
Sept. 22 Minnesota
Sept. 29 OPEN DATE
Oct. 6 at Michigan
Oct. 13 Rutgers
Oct. 20 at Iowa
Oct. 27 Illinois
Nov. 3 Michigan State
Nov. 10 at Indiana
Nov. 17 Ohio State
Nov. 24 at Penn State
– Maryland Schedule Analysis

Michigan

Prespring Prediction: 10-2
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 6-2

Sept. 1 at Notre Dame
Sept. 8 Western Michigan
Sept. 15 SMU
Sept. 22 Nebraska
Sept. 29 at Northwestern
Oct. 6 Maryland
Oct. 13 Wisconsin
Oct. 20 at Michigan State
Oct. 27 OPEN DATE
Nov. 3 Penn State
Nov. 10 at Rutgers
Nov. 17 Indiana
Nov. 24 at Ohio State
– Michigan Schedule Analysis

Michigan State

Prespring Prediction: 10-2
Prespring SEC Prediction: 6-2

Aug. 31 Utah State
Sept. 8 at Arizona State
Sept. 15 OPEN DATE
Sept. 22 at Indiana
Sept. 29 Central Michigan
Oct. 6 Northwestern
Oct. 13 at Penn State
Oct. 20 Michigan
Oct. 27 Purdue
Nov. 3 at Maryland
Nov. 10 Ohio State
Nov. 17 at Nebraska
Nov. 24 Rutgers
– Michigan State Schedule Analysis

OHIO STATE

Prespring Prediction: 10-2
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 6-2

Sept. 1 Oregon State
Sept. 8 Rutgers
Sept. 15 at TCU
Sept. 22 Tulane
Sept. 29 at Penn State
Oct. 6 Indiana
Oct. 13 Minnesota
Oct. 20 at Purdue
Oct. 27 OPEN DATE
Nov. 3 Nebraska
Nov. 10 at Michigan State
Nov. 17 at Maryland
Nov. 24 Michigan
– Ohio State Schedule Analysis

Penn State

Prespring Prediction: 9-3
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 5-3

Sept. 1 Appalachian State
Sept. 8 at Pitt
Sept. 15 Kent State
Sept. 21 at Illinois
Sept. 29 Ohio State
Oct. 6 OPEN DATE
Oct. 13 Michigan State
Oct. 20 at Indiana
Oct. 27 Iowa
Nov. 3 at Michigan
Nov. 10 Wisconsin
Nov. 17 at Rutgers
Nov. 24 Maryland
– Penn State Schedule Analysis

Rutgers

Prespring Prediction: 5-7
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 2-6

Sept. 1 Texas State
Sept. 8 at Ohio State
Sept. 15 at Kansas
Sept. 22 Buffalo
Sept. 29 Indiana
Oct. 6 Illinois
Oct. 13 at Maryland
Oct. 20 Northwestern
Oct. 27 OPEN DATE
Nov. 3 at Wisconsin
Nov. 10 Michigan
Nov. 17 Penn State
Nov. 24 at Michigan State
– Rutgers Schedule Analysis

Big Ten West Prespring Predictions

Predicted Wins Are In Bold

Illinois

Prespring Prediction: 5-7
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 2-6

Sept. 1 Kent State
Sept. 8 Western Illinois
Sept. 15 USF (in Chicago)
Sept. 21 Penn State
Sept. 29 OPEN DATE
Oct. 6 at Rutgers
Oct. 13 Purdue
Oct. 20 at Wisconsin
Oct. 27 at Maryland
Nov. 3 Minnesota
Nov. 10 at Nebraska
Nov. 17 Iowa
Nov. 24 at Northwestern
– Illinois Schedule Analysis

Iowa

Prespring Prediction: 8-4
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 4-4

Sept. 1 Northern Illinois
Sept. 8 Iowa State
Sept. 15 Northern Iowa
Sept. 22 Wisconsin
Sept. 29 OPEN DATE
Oct. 6 at Minnesota
Oct. 13 at Indiana
Oct. 20 Maryland
Oct. 27 at Penn State
Nov. 3 at Purdue
Nov. 10 Northwestern
Nov. 17 at Illinois
Nov. 23 Nebraska
– Iowa Schedule Analysis

Minnesota

Prespring Prediction: 4-8
Prespring Big Ten Prediction
: 2-6

Aug. 30 New Mexico State
Sept. 8 Fresno State
Sept. 15 Miami Univ.
Sept. 22 at Maryland
Sept. 29 OPEN DATE
Oct. 6 Iowa
Oct. 13 at Ohio State
Oct. 20 at Nebraska
Oct. 26 Indiana
Nov. 3 at Illinois
Nov. 10 Purdue
Nov. 17 Northwestern
Nov. 24 at Wisconsin
– Minnesota Schedule Analysis

Nebraska

Prespring Prediction: 6-6
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 3-5

Sept. 1 Akron
Sept. 8 Colorado
Sept. 15 Troy
Sept. 22 at Michigan
Sept. 29 Purdue
Oct. 6 at Wisconsin
Oct. 13 at Northwestern
Oct. 20 Minnesota
Oct. 27 OPEN DATE
Nov. 3 at Ohio State
Nov. 10 Illinois
Nov. 17 Michigan State
Nov. 23 at Iowa
– Nebraska Schedule Analysis

Northwestern

Prespring Prediction: 6-6
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 4-4

Aug. 30 at Purdue
Sept. 8 Duke
Sept. 15 Akron
Sept. 22 OPEN DATE
Sept. 29 Michigan
Oct. 6 at Michigan State
Oct. 13 Nebraska
Oct. 20 at Rutgers
Oct. 27 Wisconsin
Nov. 3 Notre Dame
Nov. 10 at Iowa
Nov. 17 at Minnesota
Nov. 24 Illinois
– Northwestern Schedule Analysis

Purdue

Prespring Prediction: 7-5
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 4-4

Aug. 30 Northwestern
Sept. 8 Eastern Michigan
Sept. 15 Missouri
Sept. 22 Boston College
Sept. 29 at Nebraska
Oct. 6 OPEN DATE
Oct. 13 at Illinois
Oct. 20 Ohio State
Oct. 27 at Michigan State
Nov. 3 Iowa
Nov. 10 at Minnesota
Nov. 17 Wisconsin
Nov. 24 at Indiana
– Purdue Schedule Analysis

Wisconsin

Prespring Prediction: 11-1
Prespring Big Ten Prediction: 7-1

Sept. 1 WKU
Sept. 8 New Mexico
Sept. 15 BYU
Sept. 22 at Iowa
Sept. 29 OPEN DATE
Oct. 6 Nebraska
Oct. 13 at Michigan
Oct. 20 Illinois
Oct. 27 at Northwestern
Nov. 3 Rutgers
Nov. 10 at Penn State
Nov. 17 at Purdue
Nov. 24 Minnesota
– Wisconsin Schedule Analysis

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