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  • College Football
  • February 13, 2019
  • Nate Jacobson

Predicting the 2019 Over/Under Win Totals for the Big Ten

After predicting the 2019 over/under win totals for the ACC and SEC,  let’s turn to the Big Ten — a conference with its own unique scheduling format. While the ACC and SEC both utilize an eight-game conference schedule, the Big Ten deploys a nine-game format. In theory, this makes the regular season for all their teams […]

  • College Football
  • February 12, 2019
  • Brett McMurphy, Stadium College Football Insider

Stadium’s Pre-Spring College Football Top 25: #20-16

Monday debuted with my pre-spring teams ranked Nos. 21-25. My rankings probably will change after spring practices are completed and most assuredly will be tweaked when I submit my Associated Press preseason Top 25 ballot in August. Today: Teams ranked 16-20. Wednesday: Teams ranked 11-15. Thursday: Teams ranked 6-10. Friday: Teams ranked 1-5. [READ: McMurphy’s […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 12, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Duke, Kentucky, Michigan & More

Tuesday night’s slate of college basketball games features 12 teams ranked in the latest AP Top 25 Poll, four games between ranked teams and eight teams that were included in last Saturday’s top-16 seed reveal. It’s a night that could decide how the top four seeds in each region ultimately shake out. For teams that […]

  • College Football
  • February 6, 2019
  • Brett McMurphy, Stadium College Football Insider

Big Ten Football National Championship Odds: Favorite, Dark Horse & More

It has been three years since a Big Ten team has been in the College Football Playoff. It’s been even longer since a Big Ten team has scored in a College Football Playoff game, way back in 2014. Ohio State won the inaugural College Football Playoff in 2014 as a No. 4 seed, upsetting No. […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 5, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

College Basketball Coaches on the Hot Seat – Updated Rankings

We’re nearing the stretch drive of most conference schedules, and that means it’s time to look at our preseason hot seat and how the coaches are doing thus far. Our top candidate, UCLA’s Steve Alford, was fired in late December. We also give you a few more coaches to keep an eye on that we didn’t […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 4, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Bracket Scouting Daily: Louisville at Virginia Tech & Iowa State at Oklahoma Headline Monday’s Slate

Welcome to Bracket Scouting Daily, a series where we’ll examine the biggest college basketball games of the day and how they can impact the NCAA Tournament resumes of the teams involved. It’s more of a micro-look compared to our weekly, big-picture Bracket Scouting, which debuted Sunday. Here are Monday’s games involving projected or potential NCAA […]

  • College Football
  • December 6, 2018
  • Andy Wittry

The Big Ten Has a Competitive Balance Issue and We’re Here to Fix It

The Big Ten East and West, while geographically accurate and nominally an improvement from its divisional predecessors of the Leaders and Legends, are potentially a hindrance to the conference’s College Football Playoff hopes and there’s a chance the current format won’t determine which schools play in the Big Ten Championship in the future. Big Ten […]

  • College Football
  • November 21, 2018
  • Nate Jacobson

College Football’s Best Bets & Storylines to Watch Out for in Week 13

Heading into this weekend’s college football action, there are multiple storylines and several lines that jump out at me for Week 13. Let’s close out the regular season with some smart bets. Week 13’s Betting Storylines to Watch The line in the Oklahoma-West Virginia matchup has moved all over the place A spot in the […]

  • College Football
  • November 12, 2018
  • Andy Wittry

Analyzing the Week 12 AP Poll Ahead of the Next College Football Playoff Rankings

The latest AP Top 25 poll was released Sunday afternoon and while there weren’t any major changes at the top of the rankings, there are several big-picture takeaways we can make ahead of the release of the Week 12 College Football Playoff rankings. Here’s what we learned from the latest AP poll. There are nine […]

  • College Football
  • October 30, 2018
  • Brett McMurphy, Stadium College Football Insider

Brett McMurphy’s Heisman Ballot: Tua Tagovailoa Faces First Test

The suspense is killing me: is this the week we actually – dare I say it? – see Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa play in the fourth quarter? It hasn’t happened yet, but with the Crimson Tide visiting LSU Saturday night, it should be the toughest test for Tagovailoa – and Bama – this season. Tagovailoa had […]

  • October 29, 2018
  • Andy Wittry

How Multiple Top-10 Teams in College Football Could Lose This Week

No. 1 Alabama at No. 4 LSU provides the first top-five matchup of the college football season, and the outcome could impact the College Football Playoff as much as any single result in the regular season. Obviously, one of the top teams in the country will lose in Baton Rouge, but don’t be surprised if […]

  • College Football
  • October 24, 2018
  • Brett McMurphy, Stadium College Football Insider

Brett McMurphy’s Heisman Ballot: Washington State and Purdue Candidates Rising

Another week, another Alabama blowout and another fourth quarter with Tua on the sideline. This week, Tua Tagovailoa won’t play in the fourth quarter either. OK, so the Crimson Tide is off Saturday. But Tagovailoa’s right knee strain can use the rest. While Tagovailoa gets a week off, I don’t have that luxury. Here’s my […]

  • College Football
  • October 17, 2018
  • Nate Jacobson

Buy Oklahoma, Sell Penn State and Other College Football Betting Notes

Here are some college football notes and observations that bettors can use going forward. Turnover in the Top 25 Week 7 proved to have serious College Football Playoff implications, as No. 2 Georgia, No. 6 West Virginia, No. 7 Washington and No. 8 Penn State all fell on Saturday. Georgia still controls their fate if […]

  • College Basketball
  • October 11, 2018
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Big Ten Basketball Coaches Rank the Best Jobs in the Conference

This is the fourth in Stadium’s “Conference Chain of Command” series in which we polled a handful of veteran coaches in every league to determine the best JOBS in each league, all the way down to the ones that are the most difficult. This week’s Chain of Command is being published on Thursday instead of […]

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