Michigan vs. Minnesota Free Pick
Michigan will look to put the Michigan State debacle behind it tonight when the Wolverines visit fellow Big Ten opponent Minnesota at 7:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Mybookie.ag, the Golden Gophers are 13-point home underdogs versus the Wolverines after opening as 14-point dogs. As for the total, it opened at 39 and has been bet down to 37.5.
Michigan enters play with a 5-2 record, having lost to Utah and Michigan State, and is 4-3 against the spread this season. Minnesota is 4-3 overall, 2-5 at the betting window and 1-3 ATS in home games this season.
The Wolverines have dominated this series at the betting window in previous meetings, going 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games versus the Golden Gophers. They're also 4-0-1 ATS in their last five games in Minnesota while the favorite is 5-2 ATS in the last seven meetings between these two teams, and 7-3-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings. The Gophers are averaging 20.4 points per game this season, which ranks 110th overall in college football. They’re not going to be able to move the ball versus Michigan's defense and while Minnesota is solid defensively, the Wolverines should eventually pull away.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 9 FREE PICK: MICHIGAN WOLVERINES -13