The defending Big Ten champ Nits are back in a big way. If the defense can overcome some major subtractions and be above average, Trace McSorley and Saquon Barkley will give the team a chance every Saturday. They have an easier schedule than the Buckeyes and Wolverines: their trip to Columbus should be the only time they’re an underdog in 2017. Hosting Michigan will be another supremely tough test, of course:

Big Ten Football: Buckeyes Lead 2017 O/U Win Totals (again)