Over/Under Win Totals in the B1G

The numbers are out -- find out where each team in the Big Ten stands.

Over/under win totals for the Big Ten were recently posted on betting site Againstthenumber.com.

The Fighting Illini, entering the crucial third season of the Tim Beckman Era, were pegged at 4.5. What would you take? Post your opinion HERE.

I think Illinois could be a good candidate to take the over. The Illini have a manageable out-of-conference schedule with should-be-wins against Youngstown State, Western Kentucky and Texas State. Big Ten home games against Purdue, Penn State, Minnesota and Iowa gives Illinois a real shot to reach a bowl game, with a road trip to Northwestern in the season finale winnable as well.

As for the rest of the Big Ten and how I would pick it:

Indiana 5.5 - Under (But really, who wanted to travel in December anyway?)
Iowa 8.5 - Over (The West Division isn't going to scare anybody)
Maryland 5.5 - Under (I'll give you five… Definitely not six)
Michigan 8.5 - Over (October home date with Penn State could prove pivotal).
Michigan State 8.5 - Over (But really, who scheduled the trip to Oregon?)
Minnesota 6 - Over (Last October visit to Illinois could be the decider)
Nebraska 8 - Push (Don't see nine, can't call seven)
Northwestern 7.5 - Under (at Iowa, Michigan and at Notre Dame to start November…)
Ohio State 10.5 - Over (Urban Meyer still hasn't lost in the regular season at Ohio State)
Penn State 7 - Over (Temple in November for the overall win… Nice)
Purdue 2.5 - Over (Western Michigan, Central Michigan and Southern Illinois… Am I right?)
Rutgers 4.5 - Under (The East Division is brutal).
Wisconsin 10 - Over (have you seen this ridiculously easy schedule after opening with LSU!?)


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