The second half of the college football season gets rolling with Week 8 action this weekend!

For the B1G, the action starts a bit earlier with Ohio State and Northwestern squaring off in a Friday night showdown. That is an awesome way to get the weekend rolling early, but it remains to be seen if the Wildcats can keep it close against the Buckeyes.

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There is big news coming to the upcoming 2022-23 Big Ten football season (and NFL season). Ohio online sports betting and Maryland sports betting are on the way.

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Once we get to Saturday, there will be five games around the conference, highlighted by a primetime battle between Penn State and Michigan. The Wolverines are making the treacherous trip to Happy Valley for a White Out showdown with the Nittany Lions.

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It is bound to be another great week of action for football fans everywhere! As teams continue preparation for the game ahead, ESPN’s Bill Connelly shared the SP+ picks for the week.

Here is how every B1G game is projected to finish:

  • Ohio State 34, Northwestern 7
  • Purdue 21, Iowa 35
  • Wisconsin 40, Illinois 16
  • Indiana 30, Maryland 24
  • Minnesota 39, Rutgers 16
  • Michigan 20, Penn State 28