Michigan vs. Ohio State 2022 College Football Week 13 Odds, Preview & Pick

By Hank Blaine

The most heated rivalry in all of college football resumes on Saturday when the third-ranked Michigan Wolverines head to Ohio Stadium in Columbus to take on the second-ranked Buckeyes. Can Michigan make it two straight seasons over their bitter rivals? Or will Ohio State exact revenge for last season’s loss? Check out the NCAAF odds, team analysis, and a free pick for Michigan vs. Ohio State.

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Michigan vs. Ohio State Game Information

  • When: Saturday, November 26, 2022, 12:00 PM ET
  • Where: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
  • TV: FOX
  • Radio: WWJ 950 AM (Michigan) // The Fan 97.1 FM (Ohio State)
  • Live Stream: FOX Sports
  • College Footall Odds: Michigan (+7.5) // Ohio State (-7.5)

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Why Bet on the Michigan Wolverines?

Michigan’s offense has developed into one of the best in the nation. Quarterback JJ McCarthy, running back Blake Corum, and wide receiver Ronnie Bell lead an offense that averages 456.2 yards per game.

The Wolverines score 39.4 each contest. Not only that, but Michigan has only had 3 turnovers this season, which means McCarthy, Corum, and the rest are careful with the football.

Like the offense, Michigan’s D has developed into one of the best in college football. The Wolverines rank first in total yards allowed, 241.3, and fifth in passing yards allowed, 161.7.

Michigan ranks second in rushing yards allowed and points allowed. The Maize & Blue defense hold opponents to under 80 rushing yards per and 11.7 points each game. Mike Morris has 7 sacks and Rod Moore has 3 picks.

Why Bet on the Ohio State Buckeyes?

Heisman Trophy contender CJ Stroud leads the second highest scoring team in the nation. The Buckeyes average 46.5 points per game, ranking second in college football.

Stroud throws to multiple wide receivers but his top target is the son of former Indianapolis Colts great Marvin Harrison. The younger Harrison has 65 catches for 1,039 yards and has caught 11 TD passes.

Running back Miyan Williams has scored 13 rushing touchdowns. Stroud has thrown 35 TD passes in 11 games.

Ohio State’s defense doesn’t seem to be as good as Michigan’s. But the Buckeyes’ D is much improved from last season. Ohio State ranks ninth in total yards allowed each game. Opponents average 283.4. The Buckeyes rank tenth in points allowed each matchup.

Opposing offenses average less than 17 points. Ohio State has 9 takeaways this season. Michael Hall Jr. leads the team with 4.5 sacks and Tanner McCallister leads with 3 interceptions.

Michigan vs. Ohio State Betting Trends

  • Wolverines are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
  • Michigan is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS loss.
  • Under is 9-3 in the Wolverines’ last 12 games.
  • Buckeyes are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
  • Ohio State is 2-5-1 ATS versus a team with a winning record.
  • Over is 5-0 in Ohio State’s last 5 games at home.

Michigan vs. Ohio State Expert Betting Predictions

Ohio State hasn’t forgotten the last game versus the Wolverines. Michigan dusted the Buckeyes 42-27. Like in the game last season, Ohio State is the chalk in this one.

The problem with backing Ohio State to cover the line is that by doing so, we must turn our back on both significant trends and past history. Jim Harbaugh had trouble beating the Buckeyes. So what Harbaugh did was design defensive schemes that countered Ryan Day’s offensive strategy.

The schemes worked to perfection last season. This season, the schemes should also work. They may not work enough for the Wolverines to win, but Michigan should cover the spread.

Yes, Michigan should cover even though top running back Blake Corum is listed as questionable because giving the Wolverines over 7 points is too much. Michigan covers.

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