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    One of the top rushers in college football will be featured when Blake Corum and the Michigan Wolverines (3-0) host the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (3-0) on Saturday, September 23, 2023.

    The Scarlet Knights are expected to lose by at least two TDs (currently +24) against the Wolverines (with an over/under of 45 points).

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    Game Info for Michigan vs. Rutgers

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BTN
    • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • Stadium: Michigan Stadium
    Michigan vs Rutgers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Michigan -24 -110 -110 45 -110 -110 -3571 +1500

    Michigan Pick Insights

    • Michigan has compiled a 0-3-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Michigan has not yet covered the spread as favorites of 24 points or more this season (0-3).
    • Michigan has not gone over point total in three games with a set over/under.

    Michigan Stats & Insights

    • Michigan ranks 61st in total offense this season (402 yards per game), but has been playing really well on defense, ranking second-best in the FBS with 402 yards allowed per game.
    • On defense, Michigan has been a top-25 unit, ranking best by allowing only 5.3 points per game. The offense ranks 56th (32 points per game).
    • Michigan has the 61st-ranked offense this year in terms of passing yards (245.3 passing yards per game), and has been better on defense, ranking seventh-best with only 141.3 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Michigan sports the 70th-ranked offense this season in terms of rushing yards (156.7 per game), and has been better defensively, ranking 18th-best with just 81.7 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • On offense, Michigan has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS by putting up a 51.9% third-down percentage. The defense ranks 32nd on defense (32.5% third-down percentage allowed).
    • With four forced turnovers (63rd in the FBS) against five turnovers committed (78th in the FBS), Michigan (-1) has the 75th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    Michigan’s Best Players

    • J.J. McCarthy has 701 yards passing for Michigan, completing 82.4% of his passes and recording seven touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 35 rushing yards (11.7 ypg) on seven carries.
    • Corum has racked up 254 yards on 37 carries while finding the end zone six times as a runner.
    • This season, Donovan Edwards has carried the ball 27 times for 96 yards (32 per game), while also racking up 59 yards through the air.
    • Cornelius Johnson’s leads his squad with 224 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 13 catches (out of 16 targets) and scored one touchdown.
    • Roman Wilson has hauled in 12 receptions totaling 209 yards, finding the end zone six times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Colston Loveland’s nine receptions have turned into 93 yards.
    • Jaylen Harrell has collected 2.5 sacks to lead the team, while also recording one TFL and nine tackles.
    • Junior Colson, Michigan’s top tackler, has 16 tackles and two TFL this year.
    • Kris Jenkins has a team-leading one interception to go along with eight tackles, one TFL, 0.5 sacks, and one pass defended.

    Rutgers Betting Insights

    • Rutgers has put together a perfect 3-0-0 record against the spread this season.
    • One of Rutgers’ three games with a set total has hit the over (33.3%).

    Rutgers Pick Insights

    • Rutgers’ defensive unit has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 19th-best in the FBS with 272.7 total yards allowed per contest. In terms of offense, it is posting 346.3 total yards per game, which ranks 96th.
    • Rutgers ranks 57th in the FBS with 31.7 points per game, but it has been carried by its defense, which ranks seventh-best by allowing only 10 points per game.
    • Rutgers ranks eighth-worst in passing yards per game (135.7), but it has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 55th in the FBS with 203 passing yards surrendered per contest.
    • In terms of rushing, Rutgers has been productive on both offense and defense this season, ranking 20th-best in rushing yards per game (210.7) and 12th-best in rushing yards surrendered per game (69.7).
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, Rutgers ranks 34th in the FBS (47.8% third-down conversion rate) and 34th on defense (32.6% third-down rate allowed).
    • Rutgers sports a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking 14th-best at +4.

    Rutgers’ Best Players

    • Gavin Wimsatt has thrown for 407 yards on 34-of-66 passing with three touchdowns and zero interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 144 yards and two rushing touchdowns.
    • Kyle Monangai has carried the ball 58 times for 357 yards, with five touchdowns.
    • JaQuae Jackson has registered five receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 99 (33 yards per game). He’s been targeted 11 times.
    • Christian Dremel has collected 72 receiving yards (24 yards per game) and one touchdown on seven receptions.
    • Isaiah Washington’s 12 targets have resulted in seven grabs for 65 yards.
    • Tyreem Powell, the team’s tackle and sacks leader, has collected two sacks, one TFL and 28 tackles.
    • Shaquan Loyal has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has 14 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and one pass defended to his name.
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