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Northern Illinois at Michigan 9/18/21 - College Football Picks & Predictions

Michigan Wolverines vs Northern Illinois Huskies Odds & Info

Game Michigan Wolverines vs Northern Illinois Huskies
Date & Time Saturday September 18, 2021, 12:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, MI
Latest odds
MICH -27 ; O/U 54
TV Channel
BTN

The Northern Illinois Huskies visit Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Saturday to play the Michigan Wolverines. Northern Illinois dropped to 1-1 following a 50-43 loss at home to the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday. Quarterback Rocky Lombardi passed for 233 yards and one touchdown but was intercepted three times. The leading rusher for Northern Illinois was Harrison Waylee with 179 yards and two touchdowns. Cole Tucker was the leading receiver with 72 yards.

Northern Illinois quarterback Rocky Lombardi has passed for 369 yards with three touchdowns and three interceptions. The leading rusher is Harrison Waylee with 321 yards and three touchdowns. The leading receiver is Tyrese Richie with 164 yards. On defense, linebacker Lance Deveaux Jr. is the leading tackler with 19 and the leader in quarterback sacks is linebacker Daveren Rayner with 1.5. 

Michigan improved to 2-0 following a 31-10 victory over the Washington Huskies on Saturday. Quarterback Cade McNamara passed for only 44 yards in the victory but it was running back Blake Corum with the big night with 171 yards and three touchdowns. Michigan gained 387 yards of total offense while allowing Washington 343 yards of total offense.

Michigan quarterback Cade McNamara has passed for 181 yards and two touchdowns. The leading rusher for Michigan is Blake Corum with 282 yards and four touchdowns, while the leading receiver is Ronnie Bell with 121 yards and one touchdown. On defense, linebacker Josh Ross is the leading tackler with 13, while defensive back Daxton Hill is second with 12.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Northern Illinois is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 on the road
  • The OVER has cashed in 10 of the Huskies last 15
  • Michigan is 2-5 ATS in its last 7
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Wolverines last 5 at home

Free NCAAF Pick:

Michigan Wolverines -27

Northern Illinois is coming off a loss in which the Huskies gave up 50 points to Wyoming and will be facing a Michigan offense that has an excellent running game and will move up and down the field against the Huskies defense. Michigan is 11-0 and 7-4 ATS in its last 11 versus an opponent from the Mid-American Conference. Michigan running back Blake Corum is coming off a 170-yard effort against a tough Washington Huskies defense. Final Score Prediction, Michigan Wolverines win and cover ATS 43-13.

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