Washington Huskies vs Michigan Wolverines Prediction, 9/11/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Huskies vs Michigan Wolverines
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Wolverines (-6.5)
The Washington Huskies (0-1) are traveling to Michigan Stadium on Saturday where they will play the Michigan Wolverines (1-0). Michigan opens this contest as 6.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 50.
The Washington Huskies head into this game 0-1 this year. In their last game, the Huskies faced the Montana Grizzlies and took a loss by a score of 13-7. Dylan Morris went 27/46 with 226 yards through the air. He had a quarterback rating of 86.9 and finished the game with 3 interceptions. Richard Newton was the rushing leader for the Huskies with 17 carries for 62 yds (3.6 yds per attempt). When all was said and done, they had 73 plays which converted into 291 yds. The Washington Huskies ran the rock 27 different times and totaled 65 yds, which had them averaging 2.4 yds per carry. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Huskies conceded 127 yards on 34 tries, which averages out to 3.7 yds per rush allowed. Washington gave up 12 completions on 23 tries for 105 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.2%.
In terms of scoring points, the Washington Huskies have an average of 7.0 points per game. As a team they're averaging 65.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 115th in Division 1. The Huskies currently have 291 yards in total for this campaign. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Washington has compiled 0 passing touchdowns and 1 touchdown on the ground. Washington has compiled 21 first downs offensively, and they have been flagged for 3 penalties for 30 yds.
In terms of yards through the air, the Huskies have conceded 105 yards which puts them in 25th in D-1. They have allowed 105.0 yards per contest through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 52.2%. Over the course of this season, they are conceding 232.0 yards/outing which has them sitting 28th in college football. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.7 yards per rush on the ground and 127.0 rushing yards per game on the campaign. For the year, they have given up 127 yards via the ground game in 1 game. The Huskies are sitting in 46th in the country regarding team defense, giving up 13.0 points per contest.
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The Wolverines come into this game with a record of 1-0 for this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Wolverines walked away with a victory by a final of 47-14 when they played the Western Michigan Broncos. Blake Corum carried the football 14 times for 111 yards, finishing the contest with 7.9 yards per attempt for Michigan. Cade McNamara (2 touchdowns) ended the contest with 136 yards on 9/11 passing while his QB rate was 245.7. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 12.4. Michigan allowed 32 run attempts for 119 yds (3.7 yds per rush). The Wolverines secondary conceded a completion rate of 54.1%, surrendering 191 yds on 20 for 37 through the air. The Wolverines finished the contest with a total of 551 yds while running 60 plays (9.2 yards per play). Michigan rushed for 7.8 yards per attempt, finishing with 335 yds on 43 carries.
Concerning their ability to score points, the Wolverines are ranked 16th in D-1 with an average of 47.0 points per outing. Over the course of the season to this point, the Wolverines currently sit at 216 yards via the pass, putting them at 67th in the country. The Michigan Wolverines average 551.0 yards/contest, which ranks them 14th in the country. The Michigan offense has racked up 48 yds of penalties on 5 violations, ranking them 77th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the opposition.
Michigan has given up a total of 119 rushing yards. They have surrendered 1 touchdown through the air in addition to 191.0 yards/outing, ranking them 69th in the nation. The Wolverines defense has taken the field for 69 plays, which is 87th in D-1. The Wolverines are relinquishing 14.0 points per game, ranking them 53rd in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Wolverines college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wolverines -6.5
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