Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Michigan Wolverines 9/23/2023 – College football fans, get ready for an exhilarating battle this Saturday when Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to Ann Arbor Michigan Stadium to face No. 2-ranked Michigan Wolverines! Both teams are off to promising starts this season, making this game one not to be missed! Let’s take a deeper dive into all the details and key players we should keep an eye out for as we anticipate an action-packed showdown. The football spread betting odds are updated below as these teams clash in an exciting game.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Michigan Wolverines 9/23/2023
|When:||Saturday, September 23, 2023 12:00 PM ET|
|Scarlet Knights||+31.5 (-115)||1100||44.5 o (-112)|
|Wolverines||-31.5 (-115)||-2800||44.5 u (-110)|
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Rutgers has enjoyed an outstanding start to this season, boasting an undefeated 3-0 record. Their most recent triumph came as an impressive 35-16 win over Virginia Tech Hokies where Kyle Monangai excelled offensively with three touchdowns scored; total offense reached 302 yards while their defense held back Virginia Tech at just 319 total yards while forcing two turnovers.
Rutgers quarterback Gavin Wimsatt has led their offense with ease, passing for 407 yards and three touchdowns while Kyle Monangai led in rushing with 257 yards and five touchdowns, JaQuae Jackson leads the receiving corps with 99 yards receiving, Tyreem Powell led the linebacking squad with 24 tackles recorded while their defense recorded 12 quarterback sacks and five interceptions overall.
Michigan Wolverines have also enjoyed an unblemished start, going 3-0 on the season and scoring their most recent victory with a 31-6 home win against Bowling Green Falcons. Michigan’s defense was key, limiting Bowling Green’s yardage to only 203 while forcing three turnovers themselves and only committing four turnovers themselves during this matchup.
JJ McCarthy has led Michigan with impressive play, throwing for 701 yards with seven touchdowns and three interceptions en route to an incredible performance of passing for 701 yards along with six touchdown passes and an interception. Blake Corum has been Michigan’s primary running threat with 254 rushing yards and six touchdowns while Cornelius Johnson is McCarthy’s favorite target with 224 receiving yards and one touchdown reception from McCarthy himself. On defense, Junior Coulson has excelled with 23 tackles while Michigan has recorded 11 quarterback sacks as well as five interceptions from Michigan players!
NCAAF Latest Odds: Michigan Wolverines -24
Michigan enters this contest as the favorite, yet they have struggled to cover the spread in recent games, failing to cover in four of their last five matchups. On the other hand, Rutgers has done very well against Michigan with their defense allowing an average of only 10.0 points per game for the seventh-best defense nationwide allowing just over nine touchdowns total per season allowing just 92.5 total points allowed per contest allowing an average of just under 7 points per contest as per our database allowing an opponent keep close enough in order to cover against them and ultimately cover against them both teams.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights are on an unprecedented quest, playing their inaugural road game of the season while hoping for an unprecedented 4-0 start, something they have not accomplished since 2012. Gavin Wimsatt has proven a consistent performer at quarterback, completing 51.5 percent of his passes for 407 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. JaQuae Jackson and Christian Dremel have combined for 171 receiving yards and one touchdown, while Isaiah Washington has proven his worth with seven receptions. Rutgers’ ground game has been an impressive one this year, averaging 210.7 yards per game with Kyle Monangai leading the charge and amassing 357 yards and five touchdowns. On defense, they’ve been strong allowing only 10 points and 273.3 yards per game with 28 tackles from Tyreem Powell leading them defensively; Aaron Lewis contributed one sack and Max Melton has secured one interception.
Michigan Wolverines’ Strong Start to 2019 Season: A Promising Path to Success
Wolverines have won three consecutive home openers and are hoping to start off 2019 at 4-0 for a third year running. Michigan is known as an elite team against unranked opponents; their last loss came against Penn State back in November 20/20. J.J. McCarthy has been an impressive quarterback, boasting an outstanding 82.4 percent completion rate with 701 passing yards, seven touchdowns and three interceptions in just 13 games played this season. Cornelius Johnson and Roman Wilson have proven to be formidable receiving threats, amassing 433 receiving yards and seven touchdowns combined. Colston Loveland also contributed with nine receptions. Michigan’s ground game has been strong this season, averaging 156.7 yards per game on average with Blake Corum leading the charge with 254 yards and six touchdowns. Defensively, Junior Colson has been outstanding, notching 16 tackles while Jaylen Harrell registered 2.5 sacks and Quinten Johnson secured one interception.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Numbers
Rutgers Betting Trends
Rutgers are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Scarlet Knight are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games.
Rutgers are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against Michigan.
Rutgers are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games against Michigan.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Rutgers’ last 13 games on the road.
Rutgers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
Michigan Betting Trends
Michigan are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Michigan’s last 18 games.
Michigan are 16-1 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Michigan’s last 9 games against Rutgers.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Michigan’s last 5 games at home.
Michigan are 15-0 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Picks
Rutgers and Michigan are set for an epic battle this Saturday as they duke it out for supremacy on the football field. Michigan may hold the edge, but Rutgers could keep things competitive with its hard-nosed defense and turn this battle into an exhilarating showdown – making for an exciting Saturday in college football with plenty of gridiron action that may bring some surprises along its path! Get set for some thrilling gridiron action that might take us by surprise. The top sports betting sites are predicting a win for Michigan in this game.
Score Prediction: Michigan 27, Knights 21.