Game-by-game remaining ESPN predictions update

Ohio State got a big, big road win against Michigan Saturday to stay in the thick of the conference’s regular season race. It was a fantastic rebound after not being able to finish the deal vs Rutgers on the road earlier in the week,

Every once in a while we like to check what ESPN Match Predictor said about OSU’s remaining games, and now that Iowa and Nebraska’s home games have been postponed from the start of the year, the schedule is full again.

What did last week in the rough Big Ten say about OSU’s chances of winning every game left on its schedule? Here’s what the world’s leader in sports programming says about each game, plus a current conference total record.

March 11, 2021; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers center Sam Freeman (32) attempts a rebound against Ohio State Buckeyes forward Kyle Young (25) in the second half at Lucas Oil Stadium. Credit: Aaron Doster – USA TODAY Sports

What ESPN says

Predicted winner: ohio state
Win probability: 90.8.%
Predictive recording in progress: 16-6 (9-4 in the Big Ten)

Ohio State basketball game against Iowa postponed due to weather

Ohio State forward EJ Liddell (32) dribbles as Iowa forward Keegan Murray (15) defends during an NCAA Big Ten Conference men’s basketball game, the Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. Credit: USA TODAY Sports Network

What ESPN says

Predicted winner: ohio state
Win probability: 63.7.%
Predictive recording in progress: 17-6 (10-4 in the Big Ten)

Ohio State basketball falls hard against Indiana on Thursday night

January 6, 2022; Bloomington, Indiana, USA; Indiana Hoosiers guard Rob Phinisee (1) shoots the ball as Ohio State Buckeyes forward EJ Liddell (32) defends in the first half at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

What ESPN says

Predicted winner: ohio state
Win probability: 76.0%
Predictive recording in progress: 18-6 (11-4 in the Big Ten)

Ohio State vs Illinois hoops photos from Saturday - Buckeyes Wire

Illinois center Kofi Cockburn, center, works for a rebound against Ohio State forward Zed Key, left, and forward Justin Ahrens during a college basketball game at the NCAA in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Illinois won 73-68. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

What ESPN says

Predicted winner: Illinois
Win probability: 75.3%
Predictive recording in progress: 18-7 (11-5 in the Big Ten)

February 6, 2022; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Maryland Terrapins guard Eric Ayala (5) dribbles past Ohio State Buckeyes guard Jamari Wheeler (55) during the first half at Value City Arena. Credit: Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

What ESPN says

Predicted winner: ohio state
Win probability: 63.2%
Predictive recording in progress: 19-7 (12-5 in the Big Ten)

Ohio State's basketball game against Nebraska has an official makeup date

January 2, 2022; Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes guard Malaki Branham (22) scores on a three point shot against Nebraska Cornhuskers guard CJ Wilcher (0) in the second half at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Credit: Steven Branscombe – USA TODAY Sports

What ESPN says

Predicted winner: ohio state
Win probability: 95.9%
Predictive recording in progress: 20-7 (13-5 in the Big Ten)

Ohio State’s Justin Ahrens, right, guards Michigan State’s Joshua Langford during the second half, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at the Breslin Center in East Lansing. Credit: USA TODAY Sports Network

What ESPN says

Predicted winner: ohio state
Win probability: 70.5%
Predictive recording in progress: 21-7 (14-5 in the Big Ten)

February 12, 2022; Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; Michigan Wolverines head coach Juwan Howard watches during the national anthem before a game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Crisler Center. Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

What ESPN says

Predicted winner: ohio state
Win probability: 73.8%
Predictive recording in progress: 22-7 (15-5 in the Big Ten)

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