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Michigan vs Indiana prediction, odds and betting trends for NCAA college football game.
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Michigan vs Indiana Week 6 Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
No. 4 Michigan Wolverines (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) vs. Indiana Hoosiers (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
Venue: Memorial Stadium — Bloomington, IN
Coverage: FOX

Week 6 of the 2022 NCAA college football season features an early Saturday kickoff as the No. 4 Michigan Wolverines hit the road against the Indiana Hoosiers with FOX carrying the TV coverage.

Michigan remains undefeated after taking down Iowa on the road last week 27-14. Indiana suffered their first Big Ten loss in a 35-21 loss at Nebraska in a game that was tied at 21 into the fourth quarter.

Michigan vs Indiana Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: MICH: (-1700) | IND: (+890)
Spread: MICH: -21.5 (-110) | IND: -21.5 (-110)
Total: 58.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

Michigan is a huge road favorite of -21.5 points on the spread and -1700 on the moneyline. A win by Indiana would return nearly 9/1 (+890) on your bet if the Hoosiers pull the big upset and win. The total is up a bit since the opener to 58.5 - right near the average for a college football game.

Michigan vs Indiana Prediction & Pick

You're paying a bigger premium to bet on Michigan now with last week's results also impacting the spread. Michigan won last year's meeting over Indiana 29-7 at home at these same odds.

Indiana has lost two straight games, but failed to cover four in a row and was fortunate to win opening week over Illinois as a 1-point favorite. Despite the adjustment in odds by FanDuel Sportsbook, Indiana's offense will have a tough time moving the ball on the ground with the league's second-worst rush offense averaging just 105 yards per game and up against Michigan's stingy defense. The Wolverines defense also has 15 sacks to rank second in the Big Ten.

Michigan's offense is strong and balanced with 222 rushing and 235 passing yards per game. Running back Blake Corum has 611 rushing yards to rank among the top 5 in the country, and his 10 rushing touchdowns leads FBS college football. After facing Iowa's strong defense, the Wolverines will be hungry to score more and continue their assault on defenseless opponents.

Final Score Prediction: Michigan: 40 | Indiana 16

Michigan vs Indiana Betting Trends

- Michigan is 5-0 straight up (SU) in their last 5 games and 19-1 vs Indiana the last 20 meetings.
- Michigan is 14-5 against the spread (ATS) in their last 19 games.
- The total has hit the Under in 5 of Michigan's last 6 games.
- Indiana 3-10 SU in their last 13 games.
- Indiana is 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games.
- Indiana is 1-8 ATS in their last 9 home games. .

Michigan vs Indiana Best Bet

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Indiana continues to struggle and has covered just 1 of their last 9 home games and 1 of their last 9 games overall. They don't have the offense to keep pace but QB Connor Bazelak will be passing often again having passed at least 44 times in 4-of-5 Hoosiers games this season. He's passing for 278 yards per game, but just 52% completions and the Hoosier's offense ranks last in the Big Ten in efficiency. A few big strikes to the Hoosiers leading receiver WR Cam Camper will be needed to hang around.

I wouldn't bet on it with Michigan's strong, balanced offense able to roll up more points. Teams that out-rush their opponent by at least a 2/1 margin in the contest is a higher positive percentage profile to cover the spread. Michigan will do that in victory Saturday and make additional big plays to score more.

Bet: Michigan -21.5 (-110)

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