Big Ten Predictions (8-31)

Can William & Mary upset the Hoosiers? Will Northwestern open with a "W" in Colorado Springs? Will Willingham get his first win at Notre Dame? Here are my picks for the weekend.

Kremer's Weekend Picks

Saturday's games

Air Force 20, Northwestern 17 ... Toss up; go with the home team

Illinois 27, Missouri 17 ... All eyes will be on Illini QB Dustin Ward in his debut

Notre Dame 21, Maryland 20 ... Irish tie one on for Willingham

Wisconsin 27, UNLV 19 ... Anthony Davis could run for near 200 again

Penn State 31, Central Florida 10 ... Nittany Lions' fans shouldn't be too giddy; Cornhuskers are next

Iowa 33, Akron 17 ... Hawkeyes too big and too strong for the Zips

Michigan State 42, Eastern Michigan 10 ... Spartans start with a breakfast buffet, devour first creampuff

Purdue 37, Illinois State 17 ... Boilermakers put passing game in hands of Kyle Orton

Minnesota 21, SW Texas State ... Gophers showcase two of Big Ten's top backs

Indiana 23, William & Mary 14 ... Don't be surprised if Tribe throw a scare at Hoosiers

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