Big Ten Football Game by Game Predictions: Week 4

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Bowling Green (1-2) vs. Purdue (1-2) at 12 p.m. ET on BTN

Bowling Green dismantled Maryland two weeks ago, so coming into Purdue and hoping for the same kind of luck against another mediocre Big Ten squad isn’t too farfetched. However, Austin Appleby will make enough quality passes to rebound from a tough loss in week three to come out on top against one of the better MAC teams. Wait, just kidding. Purdue will Purdon’t once again, turning the ball over on a last-ditch drive.

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Prediction: Bowling Green 35, Purdue 31

Indiana (3-0) vs. Wake Forest (2-1, 0-1) at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN3

Indiana might be the only 3-0 team in any Power Five conference to be considered one of the bottom-three or four squads in the league. The Hoosiers have yet to prove anything as they’ve barely defeated lesser opponents each week.

In fact, Kevin Wilson’s squad has won by a combined 18 points against Southern Illinois, Florida International and Western Kentucky to start the year. However, Wake Forest is a very beatable team that presents the perfect matchup for Indiana. Hoosiers pull out another close one here.

Prediction: Indiana 38, Wake Forest 31

Maryland (2-1) vs. West Virginia (2-0) at 3 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1

This one might get ugly for Maryland. The Terrapins will be forced to travel to the hostile territory of Milan Puskar Stadium on Saturday afternoon and the they will be going against an offense, led by Styler Howard, that will exploit the weak secondary with ease.

There’s really not much to say about this one other than the fact that West Virginia might torch the Terrapins’ defensive backs for about 400-plus yards.

Prediction: Maryland 17, West Virginia 35

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