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Big Ten Football Week 2 Picks: Betting Odds, Lines, and More

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TCR's picks and bets for Week 2 of Big Ten football.

This looks like a man who refuses to let his girlfriend dump him.
This looks like a man who refuses to let his girlfriend dump him.
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Confession: I hate the OOC part of the season. If I wasn't in charge of You Bet Your Ass, I would love it. It's football. It's random. It's chaos.

But I am in charge of YBYA and it means I have to type too many damn things and spend time scrambling to find gambling lines that don't exist (at time of writing) for games no one wants to watch (looking at you Indiana State-Purdue). You'll notice we aren't betting on the Illinois game. That's because as of 7:44 PM on 9/10/15, there wasn't a line on our odds site. This should be the only time this happens with the Illini all year.

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FIU Panthers vs Indiana Hoosiers (-7), O/U: 55.5

Primiano: $50 on Over 55.5

Repplinger: $50 on FIU +7

Silich: $25 on FIU +7

Vainisi: $25 on Indiana -7

Cain: $25 on Indiana -7

Vallese: $25 on FIU +7

Smith: $50 on Over 55.5

Silich: RIDE WITH RON TURNER. DON'T PRETEND YOU DON'T WANT TO. RIDE THE BEAUTIFUL WAVE.

Iowa Hawkeyes (-3.5) vs Iowa State Cyclones, O/U: 52

Primiano: $100 on Iowa -3.5

Repplinger: $100 on Iowa -3.5

Silich: $50 on Iowa -3.5

Vainisi: $50 on Iowa -3.5

Cain: $50 on Iowa -3.5

Vallese: $50 on Iowa -3.5

Smith: $25 on Under 52

Smith: I still can't bet on Iowa.

Bowling Green Falcons vs Maryland Terrapins (-7.5), O/U: 69.5

Primiano: $50 on Over 69.5

Repplinger: $50 on Maryland -7.5

Silich: $25 on Bowling Green +7.5

Vainisi: $25 on Bowling Green +7.5

Cain: $50 on Maryland -7.5

Vallese: $25 on Under 69.5

Smith: $25 on Bowling Green +7.5

Repplinger: $50 on the Terps, and an extra $25 on William Likely running another kick back. Some say he's still running...

Oregon State Beavers vs Michigan Wolverines (-15.5), O/U: 47.5

Primiano: $25 on Under 47.5

Repplinger: $50 on OSU +15.5

Silich: $100 on OSU +15.5

Vainisi: $25 on OSU +15.5

Cain: $50 on Under 47.5

Vallese: $25 on OSU +15.5

Smith: $25 on OSU +15.5

Vallese: Home opener for Michigan, but OSU is better than you might think. This will be a close first victory for Harbaugh.

Oregon Ducks vs Michigan State Spartans (-3.5), O/U: 67.5

Primiano: $25 on Over 67.5

Repplinger: $100 on MSU -3.5

Silich: $25 on Over 67.5

Vainisi: $25 on Over 67.5

Cain: $50 on Over 67.5

Vallese: $50 on MSU -3.5

Smith: $50 on MSU -3.5

Cain: If P.J. Fleck's offense can hang 24 on the Spartans, imagine what the Ducks will do.

Minnesota Golden Gophers (-6) vs Colorado State Rams, O/U: 54

Primiano: $25 on Minnesota -6

Repplinger: $50 on Minnesota -6

Silich: $100 on Under 54

Vainisi: $50 on Minnesota -6

Cain: $100 on Minnesota -6

Vallese: $25 on CSU +6

Smith: $25 on Minnesota -6

Silich: Just hammer the under for every single Minnesota game this season, and I bet you'll make a little bit of money.

South Alabama Jaguars vs Nebraska Cornhuskers (-27), O/U: 54

Primiano: $25 on Over 54

Repplinger: $50 on Nebraska -27

Silich: $50 on Nebraska -27

Vainisi: $50 on Nebraska -27

Cain: $50 on Under 54

Vallese: $50 on Nebraska -27

Smith: $50 on Over 54

Cain: Nebraska's defense comes out strong after the loss to BYU last weekend.

Hawaii Rainbow Warriors vs Ohio State Buckeyes (-40), O/U: 59.5

Primiano: $50 on Over 59.5

Repplinger: $100 on Over 59.5

Silich: $100 on OSU -40

Vainisi: $100 on Over 59.5

Cain: $50 on Under 59.5

Vallese: $50 on Over 59.5

Smith: $50 on OSU -40

Primiano: Hawaii made me think of this wonderful scene from Enter the Dragon, so there's at least that.

Buffalo Bulls vs Penn State Nittany Lions (-20.5), O/U: 50.5

Primiano: $25 on Under 50.5

Repplinger: $50 on Under 50.5

Silich: $100 on Under 50.5

Vainisi: $100 on Under 50.5

Cain: $25 on Under 50.5

Vallese: $25 on Buffalo +20.5

Smith: $25 on Under 50.5

Silich: Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.

Washington State Cougars vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights (-2), O/U: 62

Primiano: $50 on Rutgers -2

Repplinger: $100 on Rutgers -2

Silich: $25 on Rutgers -2

Vainisi: $50 on Rutgers -2

Cain: $100 on Rutgers -2

Vallese: $25 on Under 62

Smith: $25 on Over 62

Primiano: Rutgers, perennial Big Ten bowl team? What a time to be alive.

Miami (OH) RedHawks vs Wisconsin Badgers (-32.5), O/U: 53

Primiano: $25 on Under 53

Repplinger: $25 on Miami +32.5

Silich: $50 on Under 53

Vainisi: $25 on Miami +32.5

Cain: $50 on Over 53

Vallese: $25 on Miami +32.5

Smith: $50 on Over 53

Repplinger: Dare I say it, I think Miami will cover a 32.5 spread with Corey Clement and Michael Caputo getting limited playing time.

Season Standings:

1. Smith: +$250

2. Repplinger: +$200

3. Vainisi: +$150

4. Vallese: +$100

5. Silich: +$25

6. Cain: -$150

7. Primiano: -$175