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    Star running back Blake Corum and the Michigan Wolverines (6-0) face the Penn State Nittany Lions (5-0) on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET at Michigan Stadium.

    The Wolverines are expected to win by at least a touchdown (currently -7) versus the Nittany Lions. The over/under for this matchup is 52.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Michigan vs. Penn State

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • Stadium: Michigan Stadium
    Wolverines vs Nittany Lions Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Wolverines -7 -108 -114 52.5 -109 -112 -278 +210

    Michigan Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Penn State has put together a 3-2-0 record against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Penn State’s five games with a set total.

    Michigan Stats & Insights

    • On the defensive side of the ball, Michigan has been a top-25 unit, ranking sixth-best by surrendering just 247 yards per game. The offense ranks 31st (458.7 yards per game).
    • Michigan has been thriving on both sides of the ball, ranking eighth-best in scoring offense (43 points per game) and sixth-best in scoring defense (11.3 points allowed per game).
    • Michigan sports the 69th-ranked offense this year in terms of passing yards (246.3 passing yards per game), and has been better defensively, ranking 12th-best with just 165.3 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Michigan has been finding success on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking 20th-best in rushing offense (212.3 rushing yards per game) and seventh-best in rushing defense (81.7 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Michigan is averaging a 45.5% third-down percentage offensively this season (36th in the FBS), and is giving up a 31% third-down percentage (27th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Michigan has forced seven total turnovers (75th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over three times (sixth in the FBS) for +4a turnover margin of +4, 26th-ranked in college football.

    Michigan’s Best Players

    • J.J. McCarthy has recorded 1,152 yards (192 ypg) on 94-of-120 passing with nine touchdowns compared to one interception this season. In addition, he’s added 90 rushing yards (15 ypg) on 21 carries while scoring one touchdown on the ground.
    • The team’s top rusher, Corum, has carried the ball 118 times for 735 yards (122.5 per game), scoring 11 times.
    • Donovan Edwards has been handed the ball 27 times this year and racked up 134 yards (22.3 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Ronnie Bell’s team-leading 390 yards as a receiver have come on 30 catches (out of 40 targets) with one touchdown.
    • Luke Schoonmaker has reeled in 23 passes while averaging 38.2 yards per game and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Roman Wilson has a total of 224 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 12 throws and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Mike Morris leads the team with five sacks, and also has seven TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Junior Colson is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s totaled 43 tackles, two TFL, and one sack.
    • Rod Moore has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 21 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and two passes defended to his name.

    Penn State Betting Insights

    • Penn State’s ATS record is 3-2-0 this year.
    • Penn State has gone over in three of their five games with a set total (60%).

    Penn State Stats & Insights

    • In terms of total offense, Penn State ranks 39th in the FBS (443.6 total yards per game) and 39th on the other side of the ball (341.6 total yards allowed per contest).
    • Penn State has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, giving up only 14.8 points per game (14th-best). On offense, it ranks 39th by compiling 34.4 points per game.
    • With 251 passing yards per game on offense, Penn State ranks 61st in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 100th, surrendering 260.2 passing yards per game.
    • Penn State ranks 33rd in the FBS with 192.6 rushing yards per game, but it has been lifted up by its defense, which ranks fifth-best by surrendering only 81.4 rushing yards per game.
    • Penn State’s defense has been thriving on third down, surrendering a 30.3% third-down conversion percentage (24th-best). Offensively, it ranks 106th in the FBS with a 33.8% third-down rate.
    • Penn State has accumulated 12 forced turnovers this season and have turned the ball over six times, leading to a +6 turnover margin, which ranks 14th-best in the FBS.

    Penn State’s Best Players

    • Sean Clifford leads Penn State with 1,030 yards on 85-of-137 passing with nine touchdowns compared to two interceptions this season. He has chipped in with 76 rushing yards (15.2 ypg) on 27 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
    • Nicholas Singleton has carried the ball 62 times for 454 yards, with five touchdowns.
    • Kaytron Allen has totaled 303 yards on 57 carries with three touchdowns.
    • Parker Washington paces his squad with 285 receiving yards on 20 catches.
    • Brenton Strange has 15 receptions (on 17 targets) for a total of 231 yards (46.2 yards per game) and four touchdowns this year.
    • Mitchell Tinsley’s 31 targets have resulted in 19 catches for 225 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Dani Dennis-Sutton paces the team with three sacks, and also has three TFL and five tackles.
    • Ji’Ayir Brown, Penn State’s tackle leader, has 23 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and two interceptions this year.
    • Zakee Wheatley has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 12 tackles and two passes defended.
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