The B1G bowl season and College Football Playoff are at the forefront of the conversation this week. Four teams from the B1G will be rounding out there season with a postseason matchup in the coming days.

Iowa would’ve been the fifth B1G squad in action, but the Music City Bowl matchup against Missouri was canceled because of COVID-19 concerns. Still, Indiana, Northwestern, Ohio State and Wisconsin will all be in action this week, as the B1G attempts to send a message to the college football world that, even though it didn’t play as many games as other leagues, it’s still a strong conference.

With the bowl games just around the corner, we’ve made a selections against the spread, which includes games featuring all four B1G teams, plus the two College Football Playoff games.


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Our pickers for the bowl season are:

  • Dustin Schutte, Saturday Tradition Managing Editor
  • Ryan O’Gara, Saturday Tradition B1G Columnist
  • Connor O’Gara, Saturday Tradition/Saturday Down South National Columnist
  • Paul Harvey, Saturday Tradition News Editor/News Writer

Here’s a look at our B1G bowl and College Football Playoff picks against the spread:

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Duke’s Mayo Bowl: Wake Forest vs. Wisconsin (-7)

Dustin: Wisconsin (-7)

Ryan: Wake Forest (+7)

Connor: Wake Forest (+7)

Paul: Wake Forest (+7)

Citrus Bowl: Auburn vs. #14 Northwestern (-3.5)

Dustin: Northwestern (-3.5)

Ryan: Northwestern (-3.5)

Connor: Northwestern (-3.5)

Paul: Northwestern (-3.5)

Outback Bowl: Ole Miss vs. #11 Indiana (-7.5)

Dustin: Indiana (-7.5)

Ryan: Ole Miss (+7.5)

Connor: Indiana (-7.5)

Paul: Ole Miss (+7.5)

CFB Playoff semifinal, Sugar Bowl: #3 Ohio State vs. #2 Clemson (-7.5)

Dustin: Clemson (-7.5)

Ryan: Ohio State (+7.5)

Connor: Clemson (-7.5)

Paul: Ohio State (+7.5)

CFB Playoff semifinal, Rose Bowl: #4 Notre Dame vs. #1 Alabama (-19.5)

Dustin: Alabama (-19.5)

Ryan: Alabama (-19.5)

Connor: Alabama (-19.5)

Paul: Alabama (-19.5)