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    One of the top rushers in college football will be featured when Blake Corum and the Michigan Wolverines (8-0) host the Purdue Boilermakers (2-6) on Saturday, November 4, 2023.

    The Boilermakers are expected to lose by at least two TDs (currently +32.5) against the Wolverines (with an over/under of 49 points).

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    Game Info for Michigan vs. Purdue

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 4, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NBC
    • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • Stadium: Michigan Stadium
    Michigan vs Purdue Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Michigan -32.5 -110 -110 49 -110 -110 -10000 +3000

    Michigan Pick Insights

    • Michigan’s ATS record is 4-3-1 this season.
    • Michigan has a 1-3 record against the spread when favored by 32.5 points or more this season.
    • Michigan games with a set total have hit the over four times this season (50%).

    Michigan Stats & Insights

    • Michigan ranks 45th in total offense this year (421.6 yards per game), but has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, ranking best in the FBS with 421.6 yards allowed per game.
    • Michigan has been firing on all cylinders this season, as they rank sixth-best in scoring offense (40.6 points per game) and best in scoring defense (5.9 points allowed per game).
    • On defense, Michigan has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking best by allowing only 141 passing yards per game. The Wolverines rank 53rd on offense (247.4 passing yards per game).
    • Michigan sports the 45th-ranked offense this year in terms of rushing yards (174.3 per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking seventh-best with just 85.8 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 (second-best with a 56.5% third-down conversion rate) and third-down defense (23rd-best with a 32.4% third-down percentage allowed) this year.
    • With 14 forced turnovers (24th in the FBS) against five turnovers committed (fourth in the FBS), Michigan’s +9 turnover margin is the fifth-best in college football.

    Michigan’s Best Players

    • J.J. McCarthy has thrown for 1,799 yards (224.9 ypg) to lead Michigan, completing 78.1% of his passes and tossing 18 touchdown passes compared to three interceptions this season. He’s also contributed in the ground game with 168 rushing yards on 33 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Corum has carried the ball 111 times for a team-high 605 yards on the ground and has found the end zone 13 times.
    • This season, Donovan Edwards has carried the ball 66 times for 211 yards (26.4 per game) and one touchdown, while also racking up 184 yards through the air.
    • Roman Wilson’s team-leading 446 yards as a receiver have come on 27 receptions (out of 37 targets) with 10 touchdowns.
    • Cornelius Johnson has hauled in 22 receptions totaling 383 yards, finding the end zone one time as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Colston Loveland has a total of 364 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 23 throws and scoring four touchdowns.
    • Jaylen Harrell has racked up 4.5 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up three TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Junior Colson, Michigan’s top tackler, has 46 tackles and two TFL this year.
    • Mike Sainristil leads the team with three interceptions, while also recording 19 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and three passes defended.

    Purdue Betting Insights

    • Purdue is 2-6-0 against the spread this season.
    • Purdue games have hit the over in four out of eight opportunities (50%).

    Purdue Pick Insights

    • From an offensive perspective, Purdue is accumulating 348.8 total yards per game (97th-ranked). It ranks 73rd in the FBS defensively (380.6 total yards given up per game).
    • With 21.9 points per game on offense, Purdue ranks 106th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 104th, giving up 30 points per contest.
    • Purdue ranks 85th in the FBS with 215.5 passing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 65th with 226.9 passing yards ceded per contest on defense.
    • From an offensive angle, Purdue is compiling 133.3 rushing yards per game (95th-ranked). It ranks 83rd in the FBS on the other side of the ball (153.8 rushing yards surrendered per game).
    • Purdue ranks 71st in third-down conversion percentage (39.7%) on offense, but it has been worse defensively, ranking 18th-worst in the FBS with a 45.1% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Purdue has registered 13 forced turnovers (33rd in the FBS) and committed 13 turnovers (90th in the FBS) this season for a 0 turnover margin that ranks 66th in the FBS.

    Purdue’s Best Players

    • Hudson Card has thrown for 1,717 yards on 59.4% passing while tossing eight touchdown passes with seven interceptions this season.
    • Devin Mockobee has run for 520 yards on 112 carries so far this year while scoring four times on the ground.
    • Tyrone Tracy Jr. has piled up 60 carries and totaled 325 yards with five touchdowns.
    • Deion Burks’ 426 receiving yards (53.3 yards per game) lead the team. He has 29 catches on 66 targets with five touchdowns.
    • TJ Sheffield has caught 30 passes and compiled 336 receiving yards (42 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Abdur-Rahmaan Yaseen’s 25 catches (on 40 targets) have netted him 329 yards (41.1 ypg).
    • Kydran Jenkins has seven sacks to lead the team, and also has 10 TFL and 38 tackles.
    • So far Dillon Thieneman leads the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has racked up 68 tackles and three interceptions this season.
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