Michigan at Rutgers Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/2/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway
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On Saturday night, the Michigan Wolverines (2-3) will try to turn their season around when they go on the road to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (4-1).
Michigan lost for the second game in a row and for the third time in four games when they were beaten 30-14 by Minnesota last weekend. They were only able to throw for 88 yards in that loss and they only converted four of their 13 third down opportunities.
The Wolverines have really struggled offensively so far this season, scoring just 22 points per game. Running back Derrick Green has averaged 5.7 yards per carry this season and has 397 yards right now with three touchdowns. Quarterback Devin Gardner has thrown for just 733 yards through five games with five touchdowns and six interceptions.
Against Tulane last Saturday, Rutgers played well on both sides of the ball and came away with a 31-6 blowout. They rushed for 171 yards in that win and their defense was able to hold Tulane to just 152 passing yards.
Through five games this season, the Scarlet Knights have scored 30.2 points per game while giving up 21.2 points per game. Wide receiver Leonte Carroo has been his team's top player so far by catching 25 passes for 475 yards and five touchdowns. Running back Paul James has 363 yards and five scores this season.
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
Michigan Wolverines are 1-4-0 Against the Spread
Michigan Wolverines are 2-3-0 against the Over/Under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 4-1-0 Against the Spread
Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 1-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/28/14 DE Brennen Beyer Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
09/28/14 WR Devin Funchess Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
09/28/14 DB Jabrill Peppers Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
09/28/14 QB Shane Morris Head "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
09/09/14 LB Desmond Morgan Arm out indefinitely
09/04/14 OL Kyle Bosch Personal out indefinitely
08/28/14 WR Drake Harris Hamstring out indefinitely
08/28/14 RB Ty Isaac Eligibility out for season
08/09/14 DB Delano Hill Leg out indefinitely
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
09/29/14 LB Myles Nash Lower Body expected to miss Saturday vs. Michigan
09/29/14 WR Ruhann Peele Upper Body expected to miss Saturday vs. Michigan
09/28/14 FS Delon Stephenson Leg "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
09/28/14 OL Jacquis Webb Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
09/28/14 TE Logan Lister Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
09/28/14 Backup RB Savon Huggins Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
09/21/14 RB Paul James Knee out for season
09/08/14 DB Kiy Hester Personal out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Rutgers
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