Boilermakers visit Wolverines in Week 9 battle

Purdue BoilermakersMichigan Wolverines
Oct 29, 12:00 PM | Turf of Michigan Stadium

Purdue Boilermakers vs Michigan Wolverines Odds

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The Wolverines hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Boilermakers pay a visit to Michigan Stadium in Week 9 betting action.

The Wolverines sit at 6-1 (5-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Boilermakers are currently 4-3 (4-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Michigan is 3-4 OU, and Purdue is 3-2-2 OU.

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Betting Line: The Boilermakers were listed as 14-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark. No total was available early in the week.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Wolverines, currently No. 24 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Boilermakers, who rate No. 68 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 44-33 victory for the Wolverines.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Michigan's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 34.6 PPG, against a Boilermakers defense that ranks No. 24 this week at 20 PPG. The Wolverines aerial game is averaging 195.9 yards per game, less than the Boilermakers secondary allows through the air, 206.4 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Boilermakers own the league's No. 46-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 146 yards per game when on the road. Michigan, on the other hand, rates No. 13 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

In their last action, Purdue was a 21-14 winner at home against Illinois. They covered the 3–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (35) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Michigan was a 28-14 loser on the road against Michigan State. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (42) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 3-7

Michigan Wolverines Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 4-6

A few Boilermakers at Wolverines trends to consider:
Purdue is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
Purdue is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Michigan
Purdue is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Michigan
Purdue is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Michigan
Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Michigan is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Michigan is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Purdue
Michigan is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Purdue

Next up:
Purdue at Wisconsin, Saturday, November 5
Michigan at Iowa, Saturday, November 5