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    Star running back Blake Corum and the Michigan Wolverines (8-0) meet the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (4-4) on Saturday at 7:30 PM ET at SHI Stadium.

    The Wolverines are expected to win by at least two TDs (currently -26.5) against the Scarlet Knights. The over/under for this game is 45 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Michigan vs. Rutgers

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 5, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BTN
    • Location: Piscataway, New Jersey
    • Stadium: SHI Stadium
    Wolverines vs Scarlet Knights Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Wolverines -26.5 -109 -112 45 -113 -108 N/A N/A

    Michigan Betting Insights

    • Rutgers has a 5-3-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 26.5-point underdogs this season, Rutgers is 1-0 against the spread.
    • Rutgers has gone over in three of their eight games with a set total (37.5%).

    Michigan Stats & Insights

    • Michigan has been thriving on both sides of the ball, ranking 22nd-best in total offense (469.8 yards per game) and third-best in total defense (250.3 yards allowed per game).
    • Michigan has been finding success on both offense and defense, ranking eighth-best in scoring offense (41.0 points per game) and third-best in scoring defense (11.5 points allowed per game).
    • Michigan owns the 85th-ranked offense this year in terms of passing yards (223.8 passing yards per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking eighth-best with only 170.5 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Michigan has been firing on all cylinders in the running game this season, ranking fifth-best in rushing offense (246.0 rushing yards per game) and third-best in rushing defense (79.8 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Michigan has been a difficult matchup for opposing teams on third down, ranking top-25 in both third-down offense (10th-best with a 50.5% third-down conversion rate) and third-down defense (13th-best with a 29.9% third-down percentage allowed) this year.
    • Michigan has forced eight total turnovers (108th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over five times (third in the FBS) for +3a turnover margin of +3, 41st-ranked in college football.

    Michigan’s Best Players

    • J.J. McCarthy has compiled 1,464 yards (183.0 ypg) on 126-of-169 passing with 10 touchdowns compared to two interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 197 rushing yards (24.6 ypg) on 35 carries while scoring one touchdown on the ground.
    • Corum has carried the ball 179 times for a team-high 1,078 yards on the ground and has found the end zone 14 times as a runner.
    • Donovan Edwards has racked up 349 yards on 53 attempts, scoring four times. He’s grabbed 11 passes for 127 yards (15.9 per game) and one touchdown, as well.
    • Ronnie Bell’s 482 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 54 times and has collected 39 catches and one touchdown.
    • Luke Schoonmaker has caught 28 passes while averaging 37.4 yards per game and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Roman Wilson has a total of 250 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 17 passes and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Mike Morris paces the team with 5.5 sacks, and also has 8.0 TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Michigan’s tackle leader, Junior Colson, has 57 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Rod Moore leads the team with three interceptions, while also putting up 29 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and three passes defended.

    Rutgers Betting Insights

    • Rutgers is 5-3-0 against the spread this year.
    • Rutgers is 1-0 against the spread so far when playing as at least 26.5-point underdogs.
    • In Rutgers’ eight games with a set total, three have hit the over (37.5%).

    Rutgers Stats & Insights

    • Rutgers ranks 11th-worst in total yards per game on offense (304.1), but at least it has been playing well on defense, ranking 10th-best in total yards surrendered per contest (291.0).
    • Rutgers has not been getting things done offensively, ranking 18th-worst in the FBS with 20.1 points per game. It has been more effective on defense, giving up 22.5 points per contest (44th-ranked).
    • Offensively, Rutgers is a bottom-25 pass offense, accumulating just 155.4 passing yards per game (12th-worst). On the bright side, it is excelling on defense, surrendering just 182.9 passing yards per contest (17th-best).
    • Rutgers’ run defense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 18th-best in the FBS with 108.1 rushing yards allowed per contest. In terms of offense, it is posting 148.8 rushing yards per game, which ranks 69th.
    • Rutgers’ third-down offense has been bottom-25 this season, compiling a 29.7% third-down rate, which ranks 12th-worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 44th with a 35.5% third-down rate ceded.
    • Rutgers sports a -2 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

    Rutgers’ Best Players

    • Evan Simon leads Rutgers with 745 yards on 71-of-123 passing with four touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Samuel Brown V has carried the ball 85 times for 373 yards, with three touchdowns.
    • Kyle Monangai has run for 226 yards across 62 carries, scoring two touchdowns.
    • Sean Ryan’s 269 receiving yards (33.6 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 16 receptions on 28 targets with two touchdowns.
    • Aron Cruickshank has totaled 255 receiving yards (31.9 yards per game) and two touchdowns on 27 receptions.
    • Shameen Jones’ 24 targets have resulted in 11 grabs for 184 yards.
    • Tyreem Powell has 4.0 sacks to lead the team, and also has 5.0 TFL and 31 tackles.
    • Deion Jennings, Rutgers’ tackle leader, has 44 tackles and 4.0 TFL this year.
    • Christian Braswell has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 16 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and three passes defended to his name.
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