Big Ten football betting lines, point spreads released for Week 5

Wisconsin Badgers running back Melvin Gordon (25) rushes with the football during the third quarter against the Purdue Boilermakers at Camp Randall Stadium. Wisconsin defeated Purdue 41-10. Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

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College football is set to kick off Week 5 of the 2013 season.

Most of the Big Ten will be sitting on their couches and watching from home on Saturday, but there are two big in-conference games that fans will be putting money on. Minnesota has the chance to run its record to a perfect 5-0 at home against an improving Iowa squad. In the nationally televised nightcap, Ohio State is favored by more than a touchdown against defending conference champion Wisconsin.

Vegas Insider has released the betting lines and point spreads for Week 5′s Big Ten schedule. All lines are from Monday, September 23, 2013.

  • Illinois (-24.5) vs Miami (OH) – Saturday, September 28th at Noon EST.
  • Purdue (+3.5)  vs NIU – Saturday, September 28th at Noon EST.
  • Iowa (+1) at  Minnesota (-1) – Saturday, September 28th at 3:30PM EST.
  • Wisconsin (+7.5) at Ohio State (-7.5) – Saturday, September 28th at 8:00PM EST.
  • Michigan – OPEN
  • Penn State – OPEN
  • Michigan State – OPEN.
  • Nebraska – OPEN
  • Northwestern – OPEN
  • Indiana – OPEN

Who is the smart money on this week? Sound off in the comments below!