Week 1 of the 2019 season is finally here!

The college football season officially got underway with Week 0 action Saturday, but B1G action gets started this week. It truly is a special time with optimism and high hopes around the country.

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Most analysts have already unveiled their picks for the College Football Playoff, but now it is time to settle things on the field. As we head into Week 1, here is how ESPN’s Football Power Index is predicting every B1G team to fare in their season opener (Ranking listed is FPI ranking):

  • No. 5 Michigan: 98.0% win probability vs. Middle Tennessee State
  • No. 12 Penn State: 99.4% win probability vs. Idaho
  • No. 13 Ohio State: 93.9% win probability vs. FAU
  • No. 14 Michigan State: 95.5% win probability vs. Tulsa
  • No. 23 Iowa: 94.8% win probability vs. Miami (Oh)
  • No. 28 Minnesota: 86.7% win probability vs. South Dakota St.
  • No. 32 Nebraska: 97.7% win probability vs. South Alabama
  • No. 34 Wisconsin: 69.8% win probability at South Florida
  • No. 46 Indiana: 86.6% win probability vs. Ball State
  • No. 50 Northwestern: 25.3% win probability at Stanford
  • No. 57 Maryland: 98.9% win probability vs. Howard
  • No. 60 Purdue: 61.8% win probability at Nevada
  • No. 81 Illinois: 86.8% win probability vs. Akron
  • No. 91 Rutgers: 89.0% win probability vs. UMass