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Scarlet Knights visit Michigan Wolverines in Week 9 College Football Betting Clash

Rutgers visits Michigan on Saturday, hoping to send the Wolverines to a loss while also covering the spread in college football betting action at Michigan Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Michigan Wolverines in this game found them listed as -22.5-point favorites on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Earlier, Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game picked a 32-9 victory for the Wolverines. That score may change during the week, if injury or weather factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Michigan Wolverines Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights have seen them go 3-4 and 5-2 ATS so far this season, while the Michigan Wolverines are at 5-2 and 2-4-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Wolverines are 3-4, while the Scarlet Knights are 3-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Michigan vs Rutgers injuries news.

The game pits the Michigan Wolverines, currently No. 28 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, who rate No. 135 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Michigan's No. 90-ranked offense, averaging 25.14 PPG, against a Rutgers defense that ranks No. 51 this week at 23.57 PPG. The Michigan aerial game is averaging 187.71 yards per game, less than the Rutgers Scarlet Knights secondary allows through the air, 223.29 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights own the league's No. 44-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 141.5 yards per game when on the road. Michigan, on the other hand, rates No. 80 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Scarlet Knights were Week 8 winners, coming out on top of the Boilermakers by a score of 14-12.

Michigan didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Nittany Lions as Penn State blasted them 42-13 in Week 8 action.

Betting Trends
  • Rutgers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Rutgers is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games
  • Rutgers is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Michigan is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Michigan is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Michigan's last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Rutgers home to Maryland, Saturday, November 4th
Michigan home to Minnesota, Saturday, November 4th