Big Ten football Week 2: Expert predictions for every game against the spread

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Week 1 saw losses by Iowa, Penn State and Michigan State (all made appearances in the Big Ten Championship game in the last five years). Purdue, Indiana and Rutgers rose up and were among the winners. We can't wait to see what Week 2 has to offer.

The USA TODAY Network beat ...riters who cover the teams across the conference are bringing you their selections for every game this season, against the spread.

Here are this week's games (Minnesota-Maryland is Friday; Wisconsin-Nebraska is canceled; the rest of the games are Saturday) and the selections. Make sure to get the latest updates on lines at BetMGM.com:

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