Big Ten Predictions, Schedule, Game Previews, Lines, TV: Week 4

Big Ten college football predictions, schedule, game previews, lines and TV listings for Week 4 of the season.

Big Ten college football predictions, schedule, game previews, lines and TV listings for Week 4 of the season.


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Results So Far
Straight Up 31-9, ATS 25-14-1, o/u 28-12

Chattanooga at Illinois

8:30, BTN
Line: Illinois -18.5, o/u: 40

Saturday, September 24

Maryland at Michigan

12:00, FOX
Line: Michigan -16.5, o/u: 65.5

Central Michigan at Penn State

12:00, BTN
Line: Penn State -27.5, o/u: 62.5

Indiana at Cincinnati

3:30, ESPN2
Line: Cincinnati -16.5, o/u: 57

Minnesota at Michigan State

3:30, BTN
Line: Minnesota -2.5, o/u: 51

Iowa at Rutgers

7:00, FS1
Line: Iowa -7.5, o/u: 34.5

Wisconsin at Ohio State

7:30, ABC
Line: Ohio State -19, o/u: 57

Miami University at Northwestern

7:30, BTN
Line: Northwestern -7, o/u: 49.5

Florida Atlantic at Purdue

7:30, BTN
Line: Purdue -19, o/u: 61

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Ohio State vs Wisconsin Prediction, Game Preview

Ohio State vs Wisconsin game preview, prediction, and breakdown for the Week 4 game on Saturday, September 24

Ohio State vs Wisconsin prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 4, Saturday, September 24


Ohio State vs Wisconsin How To Watch

Date: Saturday, September 24
Game Time: 7:30 ET
Venue: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
How To Watch: ABC
Record: Ohio State (3-0), Wisconsin (2-1)
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Ohio State vs Wisconsin Game Preview

Why Wisconsin Will Win

You 100% sure this Ohio State defense is where it needs to be?

It was the biggest topic of conversation around the program this offseason – could the D rise up to a national title level?

It’s been great so far, but Notre Dame, Arkansas State, and Toledo aren’t proper tests to see just how strong this group really is, and now the Badgers are showing up after getting everything rolling against New Mexico State in a 66-7 win.

No, Wisconsin isn’t going to throw for 335 yards like it did last week, but it’s going to pound, and pound, and pound some more. Get ready for the game to slow down a bit as the O tries to hold on to the ball for well over 35 minutes.

And then there’s the other side.

Wisconsin’s defense might not be the best in the nation like it was last year – at least statistically – but it held down Cameron Ward and the Washington State offense, gave up one decent drive against Illinois State, and so far has allowed just one touchdown pass.

Notre Dame was able to hold up against the Buckeye onslaught, and Wisconsin’s defense is even better.

However …

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Why Ohio State Will Win

Ohio State isn’t screwing up.

One. The Buckeye offense lost just one fumble against Arkansas State, and that’s it for the turnovers. One. The team got hit with just one penalty in the 77-21 annihilation of a solid Toledo team.

How did Wisconsin lose to Washington State? It turned it over three times and committed 11 penalties. This isn’t a team – or a program – that reacts well to adversity. All it might take is one giveaway and a few third-and-long moments to screw it all up.

Get up early with a few scoring drives, make Graham Mertz have to throw to get Wisconsin back in the game, and bad things are going to happen.

On the other side, as good as the Wisconsin defense might be, it’s about to get hit hard by the Ohio State offense that’s got the balance, the line, and the ability to take over right away.

To do that, it starts with …

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What’s Going To Happen

CJ Stroud. 73% completion rate, 941 yards, 11 touchdowns, no interceptions.

Even with Jaxon Smith-Njigba hurting, the machine keeps on rolling, TreyVeon Henderson and Milan Williams are running well, and the offense is operating at a whole other level.

Wisconsin will have a few decent drives with Braelon Allen and Chez Mellusi pounding away early, but it’ll all come apart late in the second quarter.

The Buckeyes will start well, sputter as the Badger defense settles in, and then …

Turnover. The Ohio State D will come up with a pick, Stroud will connect on a TD pass three plays later, and that will be that.

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Ohio State vs Wisconsin Prediction, Line

Ohio State 37, Wisconsin 17
Line: Ohio State -19, o/u: 57
ATS Confidence out of 5: 2
Ohio State vs Wisconsin Must See Rating (out of 5): 4

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Big Ten Predictions, Schedule, Game Previews, Lines, TV: Week 3

Big Ten schedule and previews for all of the Week 3 games of the 2022 season, highlighted by Penn State at Auburn, Michigan State at Washington, and Oklahoma at Nebraska

Big Ten college football predictions, schedule, game previews, lines and TV listings for Week 3 of the season.


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Results So Far
Straight Up 20-7, ATS 19-7-1, o/u 16-11

UConn at Michigan

12:00, ABC
Line: Michigan -46.5, o/u: 60

Oklahoma at Nebraska

12:00, FOX
Line: Oklahoma -11, o/u: 66.5

Purdue at Syracuse

12:00, ESPN2
Line: Purdue -1, o/u: 58.5

Southern Illinois at Northwestern

12:00, BTN
Line: Northwestern -13.5, o/u: 57

WKU at Indiana

12:00, BTN
Line: Indiana -6.5, o/u: 61.5

Rutgers at Temple

2:00, ESPN+
Line: Rutgers -17.5, o/u: 42.5

Colorado at Minnesota

3:30, ESPN2
Line: Minnesota -27.5, o/u: 46.5

New Mexico State at Wisconsin

3:30, BTN
Line: Wisconsin -37.5, o/u: 46.5

Penn State at Auburn

3:30, CBS
Line: Auburn -3, o/u: 46

Toledo at Ohio State

7:00, FOX
Line: Oho State -32, o/u: 61

Michigan State at Washington

7:30, ABC
Line: Washington -3.5, o/u: 56.5

Nevada at Iowa

7:30, BTN
Line: Iowa -23, o/u: 39

SMU at Maryland

7:30, FS1
Line: Maryland -3.5, o/u: 73

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Wisconsin vs New Mexico State Prediction, Game Preview

Wisconsin vs New Mexico State game preview, prediction, and breakdown for the Week 3 game on Saturday, September 17

Wisconsin vs New Mexico State prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 3, Saturday, September 17


Wisconsin vs New Mexico State How To Watch

Date: Saturday, September 17
Game Time: 3:30 ET
Venue: Camp Randall Stadium, Madison, WI
How To Watch: BTN
Record: Wisconsin (1-1), New Mexico State (0-3)
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Wisconsin vs New Mexico State Game Preview

Why New Mexico State Will Win

Force turnovers and take your chances from there.

All teams have problems if they’re turning the ball over, but few over the years melt down harder than Wisconsin.

There’s a certain rhythm and control this programs needs to operate.

Normally it all works, but when the mistakes start flowing – like in the Notre Dame debacle last season, several times against Northwestern over the years, and last week against Washington State – the system breaks down.

The Badgers controlled the game against the Cougars, outgained them by almost 150 yards, and had plenty of opportunities in the 17-14 loss, but late mistakes and just two really strong plays from the Wazzu offense were enough.

However …

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Why Wisconsin Will Win

New Mexico State has forced two takeaways in three games, and it doesn’t have the ability to capitalize even if it generates the errors.

There won’t be anything happening on the ground. Wisconsin hasn’t looked quite right overall so far, but he’s allowing just 2.3 yards per carry.

There won’t be anything happening through the air, either.

New Mexico State is having an impossible time completing for forward pass, hitting just 42% of its throws in three games.

Wisconsin should be able to control the lines without any sort of a problem, and it should be able put this away with just a few early scores – as long as there aren’t a ton of turnovers along the way.

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What’s Going To Happen

Aggie head coach Jerry Kill has been around the Madison block before, but he doesn’t have any semblance of talent compared to some of his former Minnesota teams.

New Mexico State will try hard. It has tough tacklers in a decent linebacking corps, but the lines are about to get destroyed, the Badger offense will come up with something strong, and all will be right with the world again for one week.

And then comes the trip to Ohio State. For now, just being 2-1 with an easy victory will be good enough.

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Wisconsin vs New Mexico State Prediction, Line

Wisconsin 45, New Mexico State 3
Line: Wisconsin -37.5, o/u: 46.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3.5
Wisconsin vs New Mexico State Must See Rating (out of 5): 1.5

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Wisconsin vs Washington State Prediction, Game Preview

Wisconsin vs Washington State game preview, prediction, and breakdown for the Week 2 game on Saturday, September 10

Wisconsin vs Washington State prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 2, Saturday, September 10


Wisconsin vs Washington State How To Watch

Date: Saturday, September 10
Game Time: 3:30 ET
Venue: Camp Randall Stadium, Madison, WI
How To Watch: FOX
Record: Wisconsin (1-0), Washington State (1-0)
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Wisconsin vs Washington State Game Preview

Why Washington State Will Win

Yeah, Wisconsin beat Illinois State 38-0, and yeah, the overall final defensive stats were just fine, but the secondary is still a work in progress.

The Redbirds marched down the field on the first drive, but the UW D came though with a 100-yard pick six to all but end the game in the first quarter.

Now the Badgers get to deal with Cameron Ward.

The Incarnate Word transfer quarterback didn’t set the world on fire in Wazzu’s 24-17 win over Idaho, but the running game was okay – helped by former Badger Nakia Watson’s 117 yards – and the passing game was hardly awful.

Now it’s time for Ward to turn it loose.

On the other side, the Cougar defense that came up with seven sacks and lived in the Vandal backfield should apply consistent pressure, but …

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Why Wisconsin Will Win

Wisconsin got its tune-up in.

It wasn’t quite as dominant as it should’ve been on the ground – a 96-yard Braelon Allen touchdown run made the overall stats better than the running game was – but Graham Mertz was terrific. He threw with confidence, was poised, and he looked like he’s ready to finally breakthrough.

Granted, that was against Illinois State, but it was a good first tune-up. Meanwhile, Idaho stayed alive against the Cougars with enough big plays through the air to make it interesting.

The Badger D, though, will be the backstop. It’ll get consistent pressure on Ward, and …

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What’s Going To Happen

Be careful here. Wisconsin and its great defense traditionally has issues with the sharper, more sophisticated passing teams that test the secondary midrange to deep. Ward will get his shots in.

The problem will be the Badger power on the offensive front. It wasn’t quite there against Illinois State – again, despite the stats – but it’ll take over in the second half here.

There will be a few scary moments, but Wisconsin will have the ball for well over 35 minutes as it wears down the Cougars.

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Wisconsin vs Washington State Prediction, Line

Wisconsin 34, Washington State 16
Line: Wisconsin -17.5, o/u: 46.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 2
Wisconsin vs Washington State Must See Rating (out of 5): 3

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Big Ten Predictions, Schedule, Game Previews, Lines, TV: Week 2

Big Ten schedule and previews for all of the Week 2 games of the 2022 season, highlighted by Iowa State at Iowa and Washington State at Wisconsin.

Big Ten college football predictions, schedule, game previews, lines and TV listings for Week 2 of the season.


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Results So Far
Straight Up 11-2, ATS 9-3-1, o/u 7-6

Arkansas State at Ohio State

12:00, BTN
Line: Ohio State -44 o/u: 68.5

Duke at Northwestern

12:00, FS1
Line: Northwestern -10, o/u: 56.5

Ohio at Penn State

12:00, ABC
Line: Penn State -24.5, o/u: 53.5

Western Illinois at Minnesota

12:00, BTN
Line: Minnesota -37.5, o/u: 56.5

Maryland at Charlotte

3:30, Stadium
Line: Maryland -27.5, o/u: 66.5

Washington State at Wisconsin

3:30, FOX
Line: Wisconsin -17.5, o/u: 46.5

Akron at Michigan State

4:00, BTN
Line: Michigan State -34.5, o/u: 56

Indiana State at Purdue

4:00, BTN
Line: Purdue -35, o/u: 49.5

Iowa State at Iowa

4:00, BTN
Line: Iowa -3.5, o/u: 41

Virginia at Illinois

4:00, ESPNU
Line: Illinois -5, o/u: 53.5

Wagner at Rutgers

4:00, BTN
Line: TBA, o/u: TBA

Georgia Southern at Nebraska

7:30, FS1
Line: Nebraska -22, o/u: 60

Hawaii at Michigan

8:00, BTN
Line: Michigan -50, o/u: 65

Idaho at Indiana

8:00, BTN
Line: Indiana -22.5, o/u: 54

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Wisconsin vs Illinois State Prediction, Game Preview

Wisconsin vs Illinois State game preview, prediction, and breakdown for the Week 1 game on Saturday, September 3

Wisconsin vs Illinois State prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 1, Saturday, September 3


Wisconsin vs Illinois State How To Watch

Date: Saturday, September 3
Game Time: 7:00 ET
Venue: Camp Randall Stadium, Madison, WI
How To Watch: FS1
Record: Wisconsin (0-0), Illinois State (0-0)
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Wisconsin vs Illinois State Game Preview

Why Illinois State Will Win

The Redbirds aren’t going to bring much with the offense, but the defense will get after it.

They’ve got enough in place to make a few plays behind the line, the D should once again be good at bending without breaking, and the front isn’t going to be a total pushover against the run.

As always when it comes to dealing with the Badgers, if you can force takeaways, you have a chance to make things interesting. This D will attack, but …

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Why Wisconsin Will Win

There won’t be nearly enough offense to do much against one of the nation’s best defenses.

Illinois State only averaged 3.6 yards per carry and won’t come up with anything down the field with the passing game. For a defense that has to retool a bit and get the secondary in place, this is the perfect scrimmage to ease into the season.

Yes, Illinois State has a decent defense, but the Badgers won’t do anything crazy. The new style of offense will try to take a few more shots than normal – again, this is the team to play if you’re Wisconsin and want to test things out – and the defense should be able to make up for any mistakes.

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What’s Going To Happen

The Badgers will be able to call their shot in the first game against an FCS team since 2014.

The Illinois State defense really is good enough to come up with a few shots and make the Wisconsin offense work a bit, but the only drama here will be whether or not the road team gets on the board.

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Wisconsin vs Illinois State Prediction, Line

Wisconsin 45, Illinois State 0
Line: Wisconsin -33, o/u: 38.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3

Wisconsin vs Illinois State Must See Rating: 1.5

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Wisconsin Badgers Preview 2022: Season Prediction, Breakdown, Key Games, Players

Wisconsin College Football Preview 2022: Team breakdown, season prediction, keys to the campaign, and what you need to know

2012 was the last time Wisconsin won the Big Ten Championship.

The 1999 season – technically on New Year’s Day 2000 – was the last time it won the Rose Bowl.

It’s still the best Power Five program win-wise since the start of the College Football Playoff era to not make the CFP.

Wisconsin is stuck in a bit of a rut. It’s a good rut – if there can be such a thing – but it’s stuck nonetheless.

Certainly being among the very, very good has been nice – anyone who graduated from Wisconsin before 1994 will impolitely sneer at anyone who complains in any way about the last few decades of Badger sports – but it’s been tough to come up with the magic to break back through.

So what’s missing? Besides a relatively light schedule in a Big Ten that wasn’t nearly as strong as it is now and no conference championship game to deal with – sorry, saying the quiet part out loud – what does Wisconsin need to party like it’s 1999, and 1998, and 1993 again?

The pieces to do this are already there.

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Great defense? Check – even if it’s not quite as strong as last year’s version.

Control the clock and own the tempo? Check.

A consistent passing game that moves the chains? Ehhhhhh, it should be fine if QB Graham Mertz can make a jump in his third year. Most importantly …

A blasting running game? It’s what Wisconsin does, and it should be able to do that again with a great group of running backs and an even  more consistent line.

This isn’t hard. The Badgers averaged under 3.4 yards per carry just four times – loss to Penn State, loss to Notre Dame, loss to Michigan, loss to Minnesota. There will be some tweaks, but run the ball, do it very well, win, move on.

How do you get out of a rut? You power through.

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25 Winningest Programs To Not Make The College Football Playoff

College Football Playoff: 25 winningest teams to not make the tournament

What are the 25 winningest programs to not make the College Football Playoff? Here are the top schools in the CFP era to miss out on the fun.


Cincinnati and Michigan were able to make the College Football Playoff last season. Their doors might have been blown off by Alabama and Georgia, respectively, but they at least brought some new energy to the mini-tournament.

The College Football Playoff has only been around for eight seasons and just 13 schools – Alabama, Cincinnati, Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Washington – have played in it and just five won it all.

That means 90% of the FBS college football programs haven’t been in the post-season – at least the version that matters – since this grand experiment started.

That’s the equivalent of only 36 college basketball programs making the NCAA Tournament over the last eight years – which is a good idea, by the way, but I digress.

What college football programs were able to win a lot of games over the last eight years without the playoff payoff? 25 have won 60 or more games in eight seasons – averaging 7.5 a year, but it’s better than that considering some played a short schedule in 2020 – without getting the call.

If you didn’t get to 60 victories – no Texas, or Tennessee, or Nebraska, Michigan State, or North Carolina – you don’t get on the list. So with that, here are the 25 winningest teams to not make the College Football Playoff.

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25. USC

Wins Since 2014: 60
Best Season in CFP Era: 2017, 11-3, Pac-12 champion, Rose Bowl win
Realistic Chance To Make College Football Playoff This Season: Strong

Bottom Line: USC might be last on this list, but it’s got the best shot of going to the College Football Playoff this year with Lincoln Riley and a loaded all-star team ready to roll. The 2020 team would’ve had a case for the CFP if it won the Pac-12 title to finish 6-0 – it lost to Oregon, but no unbeaten Power Five champ has ever been left out. It’s been a disappointing run since going 12-1 in 2008. That’s all about to change.
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T22. NC State

Wins Since 2014: 61
Best Season in CFP Era: 2017, 9-4, Sun Bowl win
Realistic Chance To Make College Football Playoff This Season: Possible

Bottom Line: The Wolfpack have been strongly consistent since Dave Doeren took over, but they haven’t been able to get a turn in the ACC Championship mix – being in the same division with Clemson has something to do with that. This should be his best team yet, and if it can somehow get by the Tigers on the road, there’s a real shot at going 12-1 with an ACC Championship and a CFP shot. That’s a massive if, though.
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T22. Miami

Wins Since 2014: 61
Best Season in CFP Era: 2017, 10-3, ACC Championship loss, Orange Bowl loss
Realistic Chance To Make College Football Playoff This Season: Slim

Bottom Line: Miami flirted with something fun in 2017 with a 10-0 start before losing the last three games. However, had it beaten Clemson in the ACC Championship – it lost 38-3 – it would’ve been in the CFP. This year’s schedule is too tough for a reloading team – with road games at Clemson and Texas A&M – but new head coach Mario Cristobal might just restore the glory in a hurry.
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T22. Western Michigan

Wins Since 2014: 61
Best Season in CFP Era: 2016, 13-1, MAC champion, Cotton Bowl loss
Realistic Chance To Make College Football Playoff This Season: None

Bottom Line: Now-Minnesota head coach PJ Fleck led the way to a phenomenal 13-0 regular season with a MAC title in 2016, and it still wasn’t enough to get near the College Football Playoff. The Broncos have been good ever since, but they haven’t been able to come close to repeating the glory. They’ll be strong this season, but even if they can win at Michigan State and against Pitt – and can run through the MAC unbeaten – it still shouldn’t be enough for a CFP shot.
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Big Ten Coaches Against The Spread: Ranked From Best To Worst. Who Covers?

Big Ten Football Coaches Against The Spread: Who are the best and worst Big Ten coaches when it comes to covering?

How good are all of the Big Ten head coaches against the spread? Going from best to worst, here’s who covers and who doesn’t.


How do all of the Big Ten head coaches do against the spread, and on the road ATS, and going over on the point total?

If you like to invest, here’s the breakdown of all 14 Big Ten head coaches – there wasn’t any turnover this year with all 14 returning. One important note, all of these stats only reflect how all the coaches have done on their current Big Ten teams.

Who covers – and sometimes more importantly – who doesn’t?

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1. Bret Bielema, Illinois

ATS Record (since 2021)

ATS Overall: 7-4-1 (62.5%)
On Extra Rest: 2-0
vs. Ranked: 2-0
After Win: 1-3
After Loss: 5-1-1
Home: 3-3-1
Road: 4-1
Favorite: 1-1-1
Underdog: 6-3
Home Favorite: 1-1-1
Home Dog: 2-2
Road Favorite: 0-0
Road Dog: 4-1
vs. Conference: 7-2
Non-conference: 0-2-1

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 3-8-1
On Extra Rest: 1-1
vs. Ranked: 1-1
Home: 2-4-1
Road: 1-4
Favorite: 2-1
Underdog: 1-7-1
Home Favorite: 2-1
Home Dog: 0-3-1
Road Favorite: 0-0
Road Dog: 1-4
Conference: 2-6-1
Non-conference: 1-2

2. Jeff Brohm, Purdue

ATS Record (since 2017)

ATS Overall: 33-24 (57.9%)
On Extra Rest: 7-3
vs. Ranked: 10-4
After Win: 14-12
After Loss: 16-10
Home: 16-14
Road: 13-9
Favorite: 13-16
Underdog: 19-8
Home Favorite: 8-10
Home Dog: 8-4
Road Favorite: 4-6
Road Dog: 8-3
vs. Conference: 23-19
Non-conference: 10-5

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 25-31-1
On Extra Rest: 6-4
vs. Ranked: 5-9
Home: 16-13-1
Road: 6-16
Favorite: 13-16
Underdog: 11-15-1
Home Favorite: 10-8
Home Dog: 6-5-1
Road Favorite: 3-7
Road Dog: 2-9
Conference: 18-23-1
Non-conference: 7-8

3. PJ Fleck, Minnesota

ATS Record (since 2017)

ATS Overall: 32-23-3 (57.8%)
On Extra Rest: 7-3
vs. Ranked: 5-6-1
After Win: 20-11-1
After Loss: 11-9-1
Home: 16-14-1
Road: 13-9-2
Favorite: 13-11-2
Underdog: 18-12-1
Home Favorite: 8-9
Home Dog: 7-5-1
Road Favorite: 4-2-2
Road Dog: 9-7
vs. Conference: 23-18-2
Non-conference: 9-5-1

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 30-27-1
On Extra Rest: 7-3
vs. Ranked: 7-5
Home: 15-15-1
Road: 14-10
Favorite: 13-12-1
Underdog: 17-14
Home Favorite: 6-10-1
Home Dog: 9-4
Road Favorite: 7-1
Road Dog: 7-9
Conference: 24-18-1
Non-conference: 6-9

4. Mel Tucker, Michigan State

ATS Record (since 2020)

ATS Overall: 11-8-1 (57.5%)
On Extra Rest: 3-1
vs. Ranked: 5-3
After Win: 6-5-1
After Loss: 4-2
Home: 5-4-1
Road: 5-4
Favorite: 5-3-1
Underdog: 6-5
Home Favorite: 2-2-1
Home Dog: 3-2
Road Favorite: 2-1
Road Dog: 3-3
vs. Conference: 8-8
Non-conference: 3-0-1

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 12-8
On Extra Rest: 3-1
vs. Ranked: 3-5
Home: 8-2
Road: 4-5
Favorite: 5-4
Underdog: 7-4
Home Favorite: 4-1
Home Dog: 4-1
Road Favorite: 1-2
Road Dog: 3-3
Conference: 10-6
Non-conference: 2-2

5. Ryan Day, Ohio State

ATS Record (since 2019)

ATS Overall: 19-15-1 (55.7%)
On Extra Rest: 5-4
vs. Ranked: 6-10
After Win: 18-12
After Loss: 0-2
Home: 10-7
Road: 8-3-1
Favorite: 18-13-1
Underdog: 1-2
Home Favorite: 10-7
Home Dog: 0-0
Road Favorite: 8-3-1
Road Dog: 0-0
vs. Conference: 15-9-1
Non-conference: 4-6

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 20-14-1
On Extra Rest: 6-3
vs. Ranked: 6-9-1
Home: 8-9
Road: 9-2-1
Favorite: 18-13-1
Underdog: 2-1
Home Favorite: 8-9
Home Dog: 0-0
Road Favorite: 9-2-1
Road Dog: 0-0
Conference: 14-10-1
Non-conference: 6-4

6. James Franklin, Penn State

ATS Record (since 2014)

ATS Overall: 53-46-2 (53.5%)
On Extra Rest: 8-9
vs. Ranked: 15-16
After Win: 42-21
After Loss: 7-21-2
Home: 29-24-1
Road: 18-18-1
Favorite: 39-34-2
Underdog: 14-12
Home Favorite: 25-20-1
Home Dog: 4-4
Road Favorite: 12-12-1
Road Dog: 6-6
vs. Conference: 35-34-2
Non-conference: 18-12

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 49-51-1
On Extra Rest: 10-7
vs. Ranked: 19-11-1
Home: 25-28-1
Road: 16-21
Favorite: 37-38
Underdog: 12-13-1
Home Favorite: 22-24
Home Dog: 3-4-1
Road Favorite: 11-14
Road Dog: 5-7
Conference: 30-40-1
Non-conference: 19-11

7. Kirk Ferentz, Iowa

ATS Record (since 1999)

ATS Overall: 123-107-6 (53.4%)
On Extra Rest: 21-17
vs. Ranked: 25-18-3
After Win: 75-69-2
After Loss: 39-30-4
Home: 64-57-2
Road: 48-41-2
Favorite: 77-70-1
Underdog: 42-35-5
Home Favorite: 50-50
Home Dog: 12-6-2
Road Favorite: 24-17-1
Road Dog: 22-23-1
vs. Conference: 81-73-5
Non-conference: 42-34-1

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 106-121-4
On Extra Rest: 17-16-1
vs. Ranked: 22-24
Home: 56-59-3
Road: 40-50-1
Favorite: 66-73-4
Underdog: 36-46
Home Favorite: 45-47-3
Home Dog: 9-11
Road Favorite: 20-21-1
Road Dog: 18-28
Conference: 76-82-1
Non-conference: 30-39-3

8. Paul Chryst, Wisconsin

ATS Record (since 2015)

ATS Overall: 45-41-2 (52.3%)
On Extra Rest: 6-8
vs. Ranked: 12-17-1
After Win: 30-28-1
After Loss: 11-10-1
Home: 19-24-1
Road: 21-11
Favorite: 37-35-2
Underdog: 8-5
Home Favorite: 18-24-1
Home Dog: 1-0
Road Favorite: 18-7
Road Dog: 3-3
vs. Conference: 31-30-1
Non-conference: 14-11-1

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 40-47-1
On Extra Rest: 9-5
vs. Ranked: 12-18
Home: 20-23-1
Road: 15-17
Favorite: 36-37-1
Underdog: 4-9
Home Favorite: 19-23-1
Home Dog: 1-0
Road Favorite: 13-12
Road Dog: 2-4
Conference: 29-32-1
Non-conference: 11-15

9. Jim Harbaugh, Michigan

ATS Record (since 2015)

ATS Overall: 43-41-1 (51.2%)
On Extra Rest: 5-8
vs. Ranked: 15-17
After Win: 32-28
After Loss: 7-10-1
Home: 25-20
Road: 15-16-1
Favorite: 37-32-1
Underdog: 6-9
Home Favorite: 22-17
Home Dog: 3-3
Road Favorite: 12-12-1
Road Dog: 3-4
vs. Conference: 32-27-1
Non-conference: 11-14

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 50-35
On Extra Rest: 8-5
vs. Ranked: 22-10
Home: 24-21
Road: 20-12
Favorite: 39-31
Underdog: 11-4
Home Favorite: 18-21
Home Dog: 6-0
Road Favorite: 15-10
Road Dog: 5-2
Conference: 38-22
Non-conference: 12-13

10. Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern

ATS Record (since 2006)

ATS Overall: 97-95-3 (50.5%)
On Extra Rest: 14-11
vs. Ranked: 22-19-2
After Win: 46-49-3
After Loss: 42-40
Home: 43-55-2
Road: 45-34-1
Favorite: 37-47-1
Underdog: 58-45-2
Home Favorite: 24-33
Home Dog: 19-19-2
Road Favorite: 11-13-1
Road Dog: 33-21
vs. Conference: 69-63-2
Non-conference: 28-32-1

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 76-113-5
On Extra Rest: 13-12
vs. Ranked: 18-23-2
Home: 34-63-2
Road: 35-42-3
Favorite: 28-54-2
Underdog: 46-56-3
Home Favorite: 15-40-1
Home Dog: 18-21-1
Road Favorite: 12-12-1
Road Dog: 22-30-2
Conference: 58-72-4
Non-conference: 18-41-1

11. Greg Schiano, Rutgers

ATS Record (since 2020)

ATS Overall: 11-11 (50%)
On Extra Rest: 2-2
vs. Ranked: 2-4
After Win: 3-5
After Loss: 6-6
Home: 3-8
Road: 8-2
Favorite: 4-3
Underdog: 7-8
Home Favorite: 2-2
Home Dog: 1-6
Road Favorite: 2-1
Road Dog: 6-1
vs. Conference: 8-10
Non-conference: 3-1

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 10-12
On Extra Rest: 1-3
vs. Ranked: 3-3
Home: 7-4
Road: 3-7
Favorite: 3-4
Underdog: 7-8
Home Favorite: 3-1
Home Dog: 4-3
Road Favorite: 0-3
Road Dog: 3-4
Conference: 8-10
Non-conference: 2-2

12. Scott Frost, Nebraska

ATS Record (since 2018)

ATS Overall: 21-23 (47.7%)
On Extra Rest: 1-6
vs. Ranked: 7-6
After Win: 6-8
After Loss: 15-11
Home: 10-14
Road: 11-9
Favorite: 9-15
Underdog: 12-8
Home Favorite: 7-10
Home Dog: 3-4
Road Favorite: 2-5
Road Dog: 9-4
vs. Conference: 17-18
Non-conference: 4-5

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 19-23-2
On Extra Rest: 3-4
vs. Ranked: 7-6
Home: 11-13
Road: 8-10-2
Favorite: 10-12-2
Underdog: 9-11
Home Favorite: 7-10
Home Dog: 4-3
Road Favorite: 3-2-2
Road Dog: 5-8
Conference: 17-16-2
Non-conference: 2-7

13. Tom Allen, Indiana

ATS Record (since 2017)

ATS Overall: 26-30-1 (46.5%)
On Extra Rest: 6-2
vs. Ranked: 9-13-1
After Win: 16-9-1
After Loss: 9-17
Home: 13-14-1
Road: 12-14
Favorite: 14-12
Underdog: 12-18-1
Home Favorite: 10-3
Home Dog: 3-11-1
Road Favorite: 4-7
Road Dog: 8-7
vs. Conference: 19-23-1
Non-conference: 7-7

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 30-27
On Extra Rest: 4-4
vs. Ranked: 14-9
Home: 15-13
Road: 15-11
Favorite: 10-16
Underdog: 20-11
Home Favorite: 3-10
Home Dog: 12-3
Road Favorite: 7-4
Road Dog: 8-7
Conference: 25-18
Non-conference: 5-9

14. Mike Locksley, Maryland

ATS Record (since 2019)

ATS Overall: 12-18 (40%)
On Extra Rest: 1-5
vs. Ranked: 1-10
After Win: 5-6
After Loss: 5-11
Home: 7-8
Road: 4-10
Favorite: 6-5
Underdog: 6-13
Home Favorite: 4-2
Home Dog: 3-6
Road Favorite: 1-3
Road Dog: 3-7
vs. Conference: 6-17
Non-conference: 6-1

Over/Under (to the over)

Overall: 15-15
On Extra Rest: 1-5
vs. Ranked: 7-4
Home: 8-7
Road: 6-8
Favorite: 6-5
Underdog: 9-10
Home Favorite: 4-2
Home Dog: 4-5
Road Favorite: 1-3
Road Dog: 5-5
Conference: 11-12
Non-conference: 4-3

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