A Look Back At Our Crystal Ball Predictions

Here we are just one game away from a Big Ten Championship and the final game of the season. Back in the spring of this year, we started looking into our "Crystal Ball" for how the Spartans would fair during the 2010 season. Here is a look back at how we predicted the actual outcomes.

It all started with the Spartans opening up at home against Western Michigan.

Our Crystal Ball prediction was as follows.

Week One

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans Win 38-7

What Happened: The Spartans beat Western Michigan 38-14

Week Two

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans win 35-16

What Happened: Spartans beat Florida Atlantic 30-17

Week Three

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans win 34-28

What Happened: Spartans won 34-31 (OT) in a game many will not soon forget.

Week Four

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans win 38-7

What Happened: Spartans won 45-7 in a game without head coach Mark Dantonio.

Week Five

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans win 27-14

What Happened: Spartans won 34-24 to get off to a great start in Big Ten play.

Week Six

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans win 31-21

What Happened: Spartans won 34-17

Week Seven

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans win 27-14

What Happened: Spartans won 26-6

Week Eight

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans win 21-20

What Happened: Spartans won 35-27

Week Nine

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans win 17-10

What Happened: Spartans lose 37-6

Week Ten

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans win 37-17

What Happened: Spartans won 31-8

Week Eleven

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans win 34-24

What Happened: Spartans came from behind to win 35-31

Week Twelve

Crystal Ball Prediction: Spartans win 18-17

What Happened:  We will soon find out if the Spartans win their eleventh game of the season and share of a Big Ten Championship.


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