The sixth-ranked Michigan Wolverines look to remain undefeated when they host the Northwestern Wildcats in a Big Ten Conference contest on Saturday. Michigan (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) edged Nebraska 32-29 two weeks ago, while Northwestern (3-3, 1-2) posted a 21-7 victory over Rutgers last weekend.
Kickoff from Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor is set for noon ET. The Wolverines are 23.5-point favorites in the latest Michigan vs. Northwestern odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under for total points scored is 51. (See the latest college football lines for all of this week's games on our college football odds page.)
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The model knows Michigan is among the top scoring teams in the country, ranking 14th with an average of 38.5 points per game. The Wolverines have scored 31 or more points in five of their six games this season and are well-rested as they come off a bye week. Michigan has dominated the all-time series against Northwestern, going 58-15-2 overall while winning each of the last six meetings.
The model also knows the Wildcats have alternated losses and wins over their first six games this year. Northwestern has not fared well on the road, getting outscored 86-30 while losing both of its contests. The Wildcats held Rutgers to 222 total yards in last week's victory after being torched for 657 in a 56-7 setback at Nebraska in their previous contest.
Now the model has simulated Michigan vs. Northwestern 10,000 times, and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is projecting Under on total points, and it says that one side of the spread has all the value. You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in your own picks.
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