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    Star runner Blake Corum and the Michigan Wolverines (7-0) play the Michigan State Spartans (2-4) on Saturday at 7:30 PM ET at Spartan Stadium.

    The Spartans are expected to lose by at least two TDs (currently +25) versus the Wolverines (with an over/under of 46.5 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 -25 -109 -111 46.5 -111 -110 -3772 +1363

    Michigan Pick Insights

    • Michigan’s ATS record is 3-3-1 this season.
    • Michigan is 1-3 against the spread when favored by 25 points or more this season.
    • Michigan has gone over in three of its seven games with a set total (42.9%).

    Michigan Stats & Insights

    • Michigan ranks 53rd in total offense this season (413.7 yards per game), but has been playing really well on defense, ranking second-best in the FBS with 413.7 yards allowed per game.
    • Michigan has been firing on all cylinders 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).
    • Michigan sports the 70th-ranked offense this year in terms of passing yards (231.7 passing yards per game), and has been better on defense, ranking second-best with just 142.1 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Michigan ranks 41st in rushing yards this season (182 rushing yards per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking 11th-best in the FBS with 91 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Michigan has been making things happen on both sides of the ball on third down this year, owning the fourth-best mark in third-down conversion rate (55.4%) and 16th-best in third-down defense (31.5% third-down conversion rate allowed).
    • Michigan has forced 12 total turnovers (20th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over five times (11th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +7, the ninth-best in college football.

    Michigan’s Best Players

    • J.J. McCarthy has 1,512 passing yards for Michigan, completing 78.2% of his passes and throwing 14 touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 160 rushing yards (22.9 ypg) on 30 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Corum has 546 rushing yards on 96 carries with 12 touchdowns.
    • Donovan Edwards has piled up 197 yards on 60 attempts, scoring one time. He’s caught 18 passes for 161 yards (23 per game), as well.
    • Roman Wilson’s leads his squad with 396 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 25 catches (out of 33 targets) and scored nine touchdowns.
    • Cornelius Johnson has reeled in 19 passes while averaging 51 yards per game and scoring one touchdown.
    • Colston Loveland’s 19 receptions have yielded 285 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Jaylen Harrell leads the team with 4.5 sacks, and also has three TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Junior Colson, Michigan’s tackle leader, has 35 tackles and two TFL this year.
    • Keon Sabb leads the team with two interceptions, while also recording 13 tackles and three passes defended.

    Michigan State Betting Insights

    • Michigan State has a 4-2-0 record against the spread this year.
    • Michigan State games have gone over the point total in three out of six opportunities (50%).

    Michigan State Pick Insights

    • In terms of total offense, Michigan State ranks 95th in the FBS (350.3 total yards per game) and 37th on the other side of the ball (334 total yards allowed per game).
    • With 22 points per game on the offensive side of the ball, Michigan State ranks 108th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 61st, giving up 24.3 points per game.
    • From an offensive perspective, Michigan State is putting up 231.7 passing yards per contest (70th-ranked). It ranks 61st in the FBS defensively (219.2 passing yards surrendered per game).
    • Michigan State’s running game has not been getting things done, ranking 24th-worst in the FBS with 118.7 rushing yards per game. It has been more productive defensively, allowing 114.8 rushing yards per contest (34th-ranked).
    • Michigan State’s defense has been dominant on third down, giving up a 24.4% third-down conversion rate (third-best). On offense, it ranks 100th in the FBS with a 35.9% third-down rate.
    • Michigan State has not done well 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 has compiled 1,090 yards on 56.5% passing while collecting six touchdown passes with six interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Nathan Carter, has carried the ball 113 times for 529 yards (88.2 per game) with four touchdowns.
    • Jalen Berger has collected 90 yards (on 24 attempts) with one touchdown.
    • Montorie Foster has totaled 24 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 274 (45.7 yards per game). He’s been targeted 39 times and has one touchdown.
    • Tre Mosley has 23 receptions (on 37 targets) for a total of 228 yards (38 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • Jaron Glover has racked up 227 reciving yards (37.8 ypg) this season.
    • Brandon Wright has racked up two sacks to lead the team, while also picking up one TFL and 10 tackles.
    • Cal Haladay is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s amassed 40 tackles, four TFL, one sack, and one interception.
    • Jaden Mangham leads the team with two interceptions, while also collecting 22 tackles and two passes defended.
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