The college football party can officially start this weekend.
The Big Ten returns to the field, joining the SEC, Big 12, and ACC as the Power Five conferences to hit the gridiron in 2020.
With its return, we finally get to see the likes of Ohio State and Wisconsin as they aim to return to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship.
Although the Big Ten’s opening matchups may be the most anticipated of the weekend, there’s plenty of other action to go around.
With so much going on, our staff broke down their favorite bets for eight games on Saturday’s slate.
Saturday College Football Best Bets for Week 8:
Check our top Saturday picks below, each of which comes from one of the following games:
All odds have been updated as of Friday afternoon.
Matt Wispe: Ohio State (-13.5 1H) vs. Nebraska
- Odds available at DraftKings [Bet Now]
- Kickoff Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
My only concern for this Ohio State offense is how long it plans on using its starters in this game. Ohio State was the third highest-scoring offense in college football in 2019 with 46.9 points per game, and that was in Justin Fields’ first season as a starting quarterback. With a full season under his belt, it’s fair to assume that some of the minor issues displayed by Fields will