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Hosts Ben Stevens and Michael Snow break down their Big Ten picks.

Hosts Ben Stevens and Michael Snow break down their Big Ten picks.


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Hosts Ben Stevens and Michael Snow break down their Big Ten picks.




Month Away From March Madness

Just a little over four weeks remain before Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament, so it's never too early to start examining what may get Big Ten teams into the Big Dance. Ben and Michael break down which Big Ten teams might be sitting on the bubble, and what metric might keep them from getting their bubbles burst next month (pssst it's Strength of Schedule). More importantly, picks and winners for a full weekend slate of conference action.


Every Big Ten Team Back in Action

For the first time in three weekends, we have a full slate of Big Ten basketball. All 14 teams in the conference hit the hardwood this weekend for seven crucial games in the Big Ten. Michael and Ben break down every game and give you winners to make some money this weekend.


The Bleav Network’s Best of SB LIV Radio Row

On behalf of the entire Network, we did a “best of show” for every podcast on Bleav. Some of the hosts on the network were present for radio row, in Miami, and sat down with some really great guests (see below) and nabbed awesome interviews. Hope you enjoy this special, normal programming returns next week! … Continued


Normal is the New Abnormal in the Big Ten

Over the past week, the favorites in Big Ten play went 12-1 outright and 9-4 against the spread. So it may seem like the craziness is gone, and the normal hierarchy is back in order. But will that last? Knowing the Big Ten so far this season, that answer seems unlikely. So let Ben and … Continued


Big Ten in the Upside Down

Just about a month and a half ago, both Ohio State and Michigan were ranked in the top five nationally. Now both the Buckeyes and the Wolverines find themselves near the bottom of the Big Ten standings. Oh, and road teams are starting to win games again in conference play. Hosts Ben Stevens and Michael … Continued


Winning on the Road is Hard

In 69 Big Ten conference games so far this season, the road team in the contest has only won six times. We’re no mathematicians like our father Kenneth Pomeroy, but that’s simply not good. Nevertheless, Ben and Michael navigate you through the Big Ten weekend slate and give you winners to make some cold hard … Continued


The Big Ten Bonanza

58 total games into the Big Ten schedule, and craziness has ensued across the entire conference. Ben and Michael try to make sense of it all, and give you winners for this weekend’s slate of Big Ten games, including a tough road test for 11th-ranked Ohio State, as the Buckeyes visit Indiana.


Big Ten Play TRULY Begins

College football bowl season was fun for the Big Ten, but now it’s back to basketball and the non-conference slates for all 14 Big Ten teams are officially over. That means it’s conference battles from here on out until March. Ben and Michael give you their best bets for a full Big Ten schedule this … Continued


Big Ten Bowl Season Preview

Bowl season in the Big Ten is officially here! Ben and Michael get you set for all nine bowl games featuring a Big Ten team, including the College Football Playoff semifinal between Ohio State and Clemson.


Pay Your Christmas Gifts With These Big Ten Basketball Picks

All 14 Big Ten teams are in action on the hardwood this weekend, so that means a lot of basketball and a lot of money to be made. Michael keeps talking about Nebraska and Ben tries to atone for his sins after a terrible last weekend, as well as a preview of the BIG Big … Continued


Big Ten Basketball, Front and Center

In the first full episode of the Bleav in Big Ten Bets podcast, Big Ten college football is on hiatus until bowl season gets underway, so Big Ten basketball takes center stage. A top-ten matchup between Michigan and Oregon highlights a strong weekend slate across the conference.


Teaser Episode – Big Ten Title Game

On the teaser episode of Bleav in Big Ten Bets, what better way to debut the show than teaser picks from hosts Ben Stevens and Michael Snow for the Big Ten Championship Game between Ohio State and Wisconsin (1:57-5:46) and a rivalry game in college basketball involving the Big Ten’s own: Nebraska (5:47-7:58).