Michigan more than a TD underdog in Ohio state – Macomb Daily

It doesn’t get much bigger than the #3 Michigan vs. #2 Ohio State game this Saturday.

The two rivals enter Columbus 11-0.

The Big Ten East title is at stake.

A playoff bid is likely at stake.

Michigan went on an 8-game losing streak against Ohio State in Ann Arbor last year, but the Wolverines haven’t won in Columbus since 2000.

Odds makers don’t expect that streak to end this weekend.

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Wolverines more than a TD underdog

According to the oddsmakers, the Wolverines are more than a touchdown underdog en route to Ohio State.

Most Michigan sportsbooks list Ohio State as a 7.5-point favorite against the Wolverines on Saturday.

For those wanting to know Michigan’s odds, DraftKings Sportsbook lists Michigan at +240 to win. This means that if Michigan wins the game outright, you would bet $100 to win another $240.

Ohio State is listed at -285 to win. That means if Ohio State wins outright, you have to wager $285 to win another $100.

The over/under total for Saturday’s game is given as 57 points by most sportsbooks.

Both teams are 11-0 overall this season. Michigan is 6-4-1 against the spread while Ohio State is 5-5-1 against the spread.

Despite recent struggles, Michigan still holds an all-time 59-51-6 record against the Buckeyes.

Corum’s Michigan Status Key

Michigan’s perfect season was in jeopardy against Illinois last weekend.

In the fourth quarter, the Wolverines trailed the Illini 17-10 and scored three field goals in the final quarter to prevail 19-17. That included a 35-yard field goal from Jake Moody in the closing seconds.

While Michigan prevailed, star running back Blake Corum suffered a knee injury that kept him from playing most of the second half.

Corum has rushed for 1,457 yards and 18 touchdowns this season. Oddsmakers at FanDuel Sportsbook list Corum at +2000 to win the Heisman Trophy this season. Though the odds are high, he is third in the odds race with USC’s Caleb Williams (-130) and Ohio State’s CJ Stroud (+110).

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