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2021 Michigan Win Total: Odds, Betting Trends and Over/Under

Elisha Twerski
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2021 Michigan Win Total: Odds, Betting Trends and Over/Under

Michigan Wolverines Win Total

Michigan Wolverines Win Total 7.5

  • Over: -125
  • Under: +105

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Michigan Wolverines NCAA FBS Championship 2021-22 Odds

Michigan Wolverines NCAA FBS National Championship Odds: +10000

Michigan Wolverines Big Ten Championship Odds

Michigan Wolverines Big Ten Championship Odds: +2500

  • Ohio State: -220
  • Wisconsin: +600
  • Penn State: +900
  • Iowa: +900
  • Indiana: +2000
  • Michigan: +2500
  • Minnesota: +3000
  • Nebraska: +4000
  • Northwestern: +5000
  • Michigan State: +10000
  • Purdue: +10000
  • Maryland: +10000
  • Illinois: +25000

Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends, News and Notes

Ranked 18thin the nation at the beginning of the 2020 season, the Michigan Wolverines had a season to forget. After a dominant win over then-number 21 ranked Minnesota on Oct. 24, the Wolverines lost three straight games—to in-state rival Michigan State, Indiana, and Wisconsin. Their 2-4 season ended with a loss to Penn State before canceling their rivalry game against Ohio State due to COVID-19.

Head coach Jim Harbaugh begins his eighth season at Michigan with the aspiration of returning to the bowl season. With a 71-49 record at Michigan, Harbaugh has not won a bowl game win since the 2015 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, a 41-7 win over the Florida Gators. Michigan ranked eighth in yards per game, averaging 381.8 yards, and ranked fifth in points per game, averaging 28.3 points.

Expect play-calling duties to fall to sophomore Cade McNamara, who played four games last season, going 43-for-71 for 425 yards and 5 touchdowns. However, Texas Tech graduate transfer Alan Bowman might create a battle for the starting role. Bowman played eight games at Texas Tech last season, throwing for more than 1,600 yards and 10 touchdowns.

This year, Michigan had eight players selected in the NFL draft, highlighted by defensive end Kwity Paye, chosen by the Indianapolis Colts in the first round, as well as offensive lineman Jalen Mayfield and wide receiver Nico Collins, selected in the third round by the Atlanta Falcons and Houston Texans, respectively.

Regardless of the quarterback, Michigan is fortunate to have wideouts Cornelius Johnson and Ronnie Bell return to Ann Arbor. Both Johnson, a junior, and Bell, a senior, averaged more than 15 yards per catch last season.

On defense, the team will look to improve this season after allowing the third-most yards in the Big 10, averaging 434.4 yards per game. The defense will also have new leadership, with Harbaugh taking Mike McDonald from his brother John and the Baltimore Ravens.

The team is 12th in recruiting nationally and has yet to sign a five-star recruit. The 2021 class is highlighted by offensive linemen Giovanni El-Hadi and Greg Crippen, quarterback J.J. McCarthy and tight end Louis Hansen.

The Wolverines should walk through September with a 4-0 record, having their first test on Oct. 2, traveling to Camp Randall to face the Wisconsin Badgers. A stacked second half of the season, facing Michigan State, Indiana, Penn State, and Ohio State in a month, looks to make their win total, currently at 7.5 games, more challenging.


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