Time to play The Game: U of Michigan versus Ohio StatePosted by: Anthony Yaylor
The Wolverines (10-1) defeated the Indiana Hoosiers 20-10 on Saturday. QB John O’Korn threw 7 of 16 for 59 yards. De’Veon Smith ran for 158 yards and two TDs on 23 carries. Ty Isaac had 21 yards on one reception. Ben Gedeon had nine tackles. Ryan Glasgow and Taco Charlton each had a sack. Kenny Allen kicked 2 of 2 field goals. The Wolverines had not won since November 5th.
The Buckeyes (10-1) narrowly defeated the Michigan State Spartans 17-16 on Saturday. J.T. Barrett went 10 of 22 for 86 yards with one TD. Mike Weber ran for 111 yards and one TD on 14 carries and lost a fumble. Curtis Samuel had 40 yards and one TD on four receptions. Chris Worley had seven tackles and one interception. Tyquan Lewis had 1½ sacks. Tyler Durbin made 1 of 1 field goals. The Buckeyes have won four games in a row.
Michigan is averaging 451.1 total yards (215.8 passing and 235.3 rushing) and allowing 245.6 total yards (137.0 passing and 108.6 rushing) per game. Starting QB Wilton Speight is uncertain to play on Saturday. Backup O’Korn is 20 of 34 (58.8%) with two TDs. Smith has run for 750 yards and 10 TDs on 144 carries. Amara Darboh has 758 yards and six TDs on 44 catches. Gedeon has 82 combined tackles. Charlton has 6½ sacks. Channing Stribling has intercepted four passes.
OSU is averaging 493.1 total yards (230.0 passing and 263.1 rushing) and allowing 283.8 total yards (159.5 passing and 124.3 rushing) per game. Barrett is 199 of 314 (63.4%) for 2304 yards with 24 TDs and four picks. Weber has run for 1046 yards and eight TDs on 166 carries. Noah Brown has 345 yards and seven TDs on 27 catches. Raekwon McMillan has 71 combined tackles. Lewis has 7½ sacks. Marshon Lattimore has intercepted four passes.
College football betting odds and trends for the Wolverines: they are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, 11-1 straight-up in their last 12 games, 7-1 straight-up in their last eight road games, 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games versus OSU, 1-11 straight-up in their last 12 games versus OSU, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven visits to Ohio State, and 0-5 straight-up in their last five visits to Ohio State.
College football betting odds and trends for the Buckeyes: they are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, 12-1 straight-up in their last 13 games, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games, 5-0 straight-up in their last five home games, 7-2 against the spread in their last nine games versus Michigan, 11-1 straight-up in their last 12 games versus Michigan, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games hosting the Wolverines, and 5-0 straight-up in their last five games hosting the Wolverines.