Sports activities copy editor Joe Vozzelli Jr. analyzes every Week 7 Huge Ten soccer matchup:
No. 3 Ohio State (4-0) at Michigan State (2-3), 11 a.m., ABC
Contained in the matchup: The Buckeyes actually need this sport to be performed, as Ohio State tries to achieve the six-game minimal for convention championship sport eligibility. As of now, the Buckeyes, who resumed staff actions on Tuesday afternoon following a pause due to COVID-19, have performed 4 video games with two video games (Michigan State, Michigan) left on the schedule.
The choose: Ohio State, 38-21.
Nebraska (1-4) at Purdue (2-3), 11 a.m., BTN
Contained in the matchup: Of their 4 losses, the Cornhuskers have scored a mean of 18.3 factors. Even worse? Nebraska has allowed a mean of 35 factors in these defeats. The Boilermakers haven’t fared a lot better defensively (permitting 28.4 factors), however Purdue ought to nonetheless finish a three-game skid.
The choose: Purdue, 30-28.
Penn State (1-5) at Rutgers (2-4), 11 a.m., Fox Sports activities 1
Contained in the matchup: The Nittany Lions confirmed indicators of life throughout this previous Saturday’s 27-17 victory towards Michigan in Ann Arbor. Sean Clifford performed mistake-free soccer (eight interceptions in prior 5 video games) and Penn State rushed for a season-high 254 yards. Repeat that, and the Nittany Lions could have their first successful streak of 2020.
The choose: Penn State, 31-24.
No. 10 Indiana (5-1) at No. 18 Wisconsin (2-1), 2:30 p.m., ABC
Contained in the matchup: Michael Penix Jr.’s season-ending ACL harm is a big blow to the Hoosiers. Jack Tuttle, a Utah switch, steps in. No simple activity contemplating Penix was taking part in like among the finest QBs in all the Huge Ten (1,645 passing yards, 14 TDs).
The choose: Wisconsin, 27-23.
No. 24 Iowa (4-2) at Illinois (2-3), 2:30 p.m., Fox Sports activities 1
Contained in the matchup: The Hawkeyes, now on a four-game successful streak, have received these video games by a mean margin of 24 factors. The Illini hold it shut, however nonetheless drop their seventh straight sport towards Iowa.
The choose: Iowa, 28-21.
Maryland (2-2) at Michigan (2-4), 2:30 p.m., BTN
Contained in the matchup: A quarterback carousel between Cade McNamara and Joe Milton is simply the beginning of the Wolverines’ many points.
The choose: Maryland, 23-21.