ST expert picks against the spread: Several B1G teams in must-win mode in Week 13
We have just two weeks left in the regular season. Where has the time gone?
Week 13 is an interesting one for several B1G teams. Purdue, Nebraska and Michigan State must all win on Saturday to keep their bowl hopes alive this year, as all sit at 4-6. Wisconsin and Illinois need wins to stay alive in the B1G West race, and Minnesota needs a victory keep its College Football Playoff aspirations alive.
And then there’s Penn State and Ohio State, which are battling for the B1G East crown and a spot in the College Football Playoff, as well. There are plenty of intriguing games this week.
Before we dive into our weekly picks, here’s how our staff fared last weekend, as well as the season standings:
- Paul Harvey: 3-3 (52-37)
- Dustin Schutte: 3-3 (51-38)
- Connor O’Gara: 2-4 (47-42)
- Kevin Cunningham: 4-2 (42-46)
We only have two weeks left to make some moves and the race is tightening up. Here are our Week 13 picks against the spread:
|Week 13 Games||Connor||Kevin||Paul||Dustin|
|#8 Penn St. vs. #2 Ohio St. (-18)||Penn St.||Ohio St.||Penn St.||Ohio St.|
|#10 Minnesota (-13.5) vs. N’Western||Minnesota||Minnesota||Minnesota||N’Western|
|Illinois vs. #17 Iowa (-15.5)||Iowa||Illinois||Illinois||Iowa|
|Mich. St. (-20.5) vs. Rutgers||Rutgers||Mich. St.||Rutgers||Mich. St.|
|#13 Michigan (-9.5) vs. Indiana||Indiana||Indiana||Indiana||Indiana|
|Nebraska (-5) vs. Maryland||Nebraska||Nebraska||Nebrasa||Maryland|
|Purdue vs. #12 Wisconsin (-25)||Purdue||Wisconsin||Wisconsin||Purdue|