Big Ten vs. SEC – 2016 College Football

The talk this season has been if the Big Ten has surpassed the SEC as the best conference in college football.  We decided to predict the games based upon the 2016 standing.  The conference champions faceoff and then the division champions go head to head.  Then the conferences matchup based upon conference record.

The games are based upon being played at a neutral site.  The Big Ten team is listed first in each match-up.

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Big Ten vs. SEC College Football 2016

Penn State vs. Alabama

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Penn State 37% 23
Alabama 63% 32

Wisconsin vs. Florida

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Wisconsin 57% 23
Florida 43% 19

Ohio State vs. Auburn

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Ohio State 63% 29
Auburn 37% 21

Michigan vs. LSU

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Michigan 63% 28
LSU 37% 19

Nebraska vs. Texas A&M

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Nebraska 47% 26
Texas A&M 53% 28

Iowa vs. Tennessee

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Iowa 55% 29
Tennessee 45% 26

Minnesota vs. Kentucky

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Minnesota 57% 30
Kentucky 43% 26

Northwestern vs. Georgia

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Northwestern 54% 26
Georgia 46% 23

Indiana vs. Arkansas

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Indiana 50% 28
Arkansas 50% 29

Maryland vs. South Carolina

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Maryland 50% 23
South Carolina 50% 24

Illinois vs. Mississippi St.

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Illinois 37% 24
Mississippi St. 63% 33

Michigan St. vs. Vanderbilt

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Michigan St. 47% 24
Vanderbilt 53% 26

Purdue vs. Ole Miss

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Purdue 35% 28
Ole Miss 65% 38

Rutgers vs. Missouri

TEAM WIN % SCORE
Rutgers 33% 23
Missouri 67% 34

In going head to head the Big Ten wins more of the top of the conference match-ups but the SEC won eight of the 14 games.  Two games were incredibly close with the SEC winning each to make the difference in the overall standings.