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    Blake Corum will lead the Michigan Wolverines (7-0) into their battle versus the Michigan State Spartans (2-4) at Spartan Stadium on Saturday at 7:30 PM ET.

    The Wolverines are expected to win by at least two TDs (currently -24) versus the Spartans. The over/under for this matchup is 46 points.

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    Game Info for Michigan vs. Michigan State

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NBC
    • Location: East Lansing, Michigan
    • Stadium: Spartan Stadium
    Michigan vs Michigan State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Michigan -24 -109 -111 46 -111 -110 -3252 +1275

    Michigan Pick Insights

    • Michigan’s ATS record is 3-3-1 this season.
    • Michigan has a 1-3-1 record against the spread when favored by 24 points or more this season.
    • Three of Michigan’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (42.9%).

    Michigan Stats & Insights

    • On the defensive side of the ball, Michigan has been a top-25 unit, ranking second-best by surrendering only 233.1 yards per game. The offense ranks 53rd (413.7 yards per game).
    • Michigan has been clicking on all fronts this season, as they rank 10th-best in scoring offense (39.4 points per game) and best in scoring defense (6.7 points allowed per game).
    • On the defensive side of the ball, Michigan has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking second-best by giving up just 142.1 passing yards per game. The Wolverines rank 70th on offense (231.7 passing yards per game).
    • Defensively, Michigan has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 11th-best by allowing just 91 per game. The Wolverines rank 41st on offense (182 rushing yards per game).
    • Michigan has been surging on both sides of the ball in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking fourth-best in third-down percentage (55.4%) and 15th-best in third-down percentage allowed (31.5%).
    • With 12 forced turnovers (20th in the FBS) against five turnovers committed (11th in the FBS), Michigan’s +7 turnover margin is the ninth-best in college football.

    Michigan’s Best Players

    • J.J. McCarthy has thrown for 1,512 yards (216 ypg) to lead Michigan, completing 78.2% of his passes and recording 14 touchdown passes compared to three interceptions this season. He’s also contributed in the ground game with 160 rushing yards on 30 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Corum has racked up 546 yards on 96 carries while finding the end zone 12 times as a runner.
    • Donovan Edwards has collected 197 yards on 60 attempts, scoring one time. He’s caught 18 passes for 161 yards (23 per game), as well.
    • Roman Wilson has hauled in 25 receptions for 396 yards (56.6 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone nine times as a receiver.
    • Cornelius Johnson has hauled in 19 receptions totaling 357 yards, finding the end zone one time as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Colston Loveland has been the target of 25 passes and compiled 19 grabs for 285 yards, an average of 40.7 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone two times through the air this season.
    • Jaylen Harrell has racked up 4.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording three TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Junior Colson is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s amassed 35 tackles and two TFL.
    • Keon Sabb has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 13 tackles and three passes defended.

    Michigan State Betting Insights

    • Michigan State has a 4-2-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Michigan State has gone over in three of their six games with a set total (50%).

    Michigan State Pick Insights

    • From an offensive perspective, Michigan State is generating 350.3 total yards per contest (96th-ranked). It ranks 37th in the FBS defensively (334 total yards given up per game).
    • With 22 points per game on offense, Michigan State ranks 108th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 61st, surrendering 24.3 points per game.
    • In terms of passing, Michigan State ranks 70th in the FBS (231.7 passing yards per game) and 61st on defense (219.2 passing yards allowed per contest).
    • Michigan State ranks 24th-worst in rushing yards per game (118.7), but it has been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 33rd in the FBS with 114.8 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • Michigan State’s third-down defense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks third-best in the FBS with a 24.4% third-down conversion percentage allowed. In terms of offense, it is compiling a 35.9% third-down rate, which ranks 100th.
    • Michigan State has fared poorly in terms of turnovers, as the team’s turnover margin of -6 is 10th-worst in the FBS.

    Michigan State’s Best Players

    • Noah Kim leads Michigan State with 1,090 yards on 91-of-161 passing with six touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Nathan Carter has run for 529 yards on 113 carries so far this year while scoring four times on the ground.
    • Jalen Berger has been given 24 carries and totaled 90 yards with one touchdown.
    • Montorie Foster’s 274 receiving yards (45.7 yards per game) lead the team. He has 24 catches on 39 targets with one touchdown.
    • Tre Mosley has caught 23 passes and compiled 228 receiving yards (38 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Jaron Glover has racked up 227 reciving yards (37.8 ypg) this season.
    • Brandon Wright leads the team with two sacks, and also has one TFL and 10 tackles.
    • Cal Haladay, Michigan State’s top tackler, has 40 tackles, four TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Jaden Mangham has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 22 tackles and two passes defended to his name.
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