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Big 10 Football - Week 8 of 13

Northwestern Wildcats Playoff Picture

Are the Northwestern Wildcats going to play in the Conference Championship game? The Northwestern playoff picture table presents the probabilities that the Wildcats will win the division and play in the Conference Championship game. All future unplayed conference games are assumed won/lost with a probability based upon relative team strengths.

Western Division Playoff Standings
Record Rcrd Divisional Winner No Playoffs
Team W L 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
NorthwesternN. Western 3 1 20% 24% 24% 17% 11% 4% <1%
Wisconsin 2 1 29% 21% 18% 15% 11% 6% <1%
Iowa 2 1 40% 30% 17% 8% 4% 1% <1%
Purdue 2 1 5% 10% 14% 22% 29% 19% <1%
Illinois 1 2 3% 6% 11% 16% 20% 28% 15%
Minnesota 0 3 2% 10% 16% 21% 20% 20% 11%
Nebraska 0 4 <1% <1% <1% 1% 5% 21% 73%
 
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this playoff spot
  • X means the team cannot win this playoff spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - green number indicates the team controls its destiny for this spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - red number indicates the team does not control its destiny for this spot
  • Table Sorting Method

Wildcats Conference Schedule
Current Week 8
Week Wk Opponent Score Home / Away Date / Time (ET)
1 Purdue 
(3‑3)
31‑27 Away Thu Aug 30, 12:00 am
5 Michigan 
(6‑1)
17‑20 Home Sat Sep 29, 4:30 pm
6 Michigan St. 
(4‑2)
29‑19 Away Sat Oct 6, 12:00 pm
7 Nebraska 
(0‑6)
34‑31 (OT) Home Sat Oct 13, 12:00 pm
8 Rutgers 
(1‑6)
  Away Sat Oct 20, 12:00 pm
9 Wisconsin 
(4‑2)
  Home Sat Oct 27, 12:00 am
11 Iowa 
(5‑1)
  Away Sat Nov 10, 12:00 am
12 Minnesota 
(3‑3)
  Away Sat Nov 17, 12:00 am
13 Illinois 
(3‑3)
  Away Sat Nov 24, 12:00 am


Wildcats Nonconference Schedule
Week Wk Opponent Conference Score Home / Away Date / Time (ET)
2 Duke 
(5‑1)
ACC ACC 7‑21 Home Sat Sep 8, 12:00 pm
3 Akron 
(2‑3)
MAC MAC 34‑39 Home Sat Sep 15, 7:30 pm
10 Notre Dame 
(7‑0)
NCAA IndependentsInd.   Home Sat Nov 3, 12:00 am