Ohio State Vs. Michigan: College Football Betting Picks, Predictions And Tips – November 27, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on November 21, 2021

The No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-1, 8-0 Big Ten) and the No. 6 Michigan Wolverines (10-1, 7-1 Big Ten) meet in The Game. The Buckeyes (-7) visit the Wolverines (+236 to win on the moneyline) on November 27, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET on Fox. The total for the game is set at 64.5 points.

This article refers to odds as of November 27, 2021 at 10:24 AM ET. Find all the up-to-date odds for this contest in the table below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Ohio State Vs. Michigan Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Ohio State vs Michigan
Spread Over/Under
Michigan (+7) Under (64.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

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Team Stat Comparison

Ohio State Stats (Rank) Michigan
47.2 (1) Points Per Game 36.9 (14)
19.0 (14) Points Per Game Against 16.3 (7)
362.3 (5) Pass Yards 230.2 (66)
252.1 (109) Pass Yards Against 178.4 (13)
198.4 (27) Rush Yards 218.4 (12)
103.5 (13) Rush Yards Against 128.5 (36)
8 (26) Giveaways 4 (4)
13 (26) Takeaways 9 (76)
+5 Turnover Differential +5

Ohio State Vs. Michigan Betting Insights

Ohio State Stats And Trends

  • Ohio State has six wins in 11 games against the spread this year.
  • The Buckeyes have an ATS record of 6-5 as 7-point favorites or more.
  • Out of 11 Ohio State games so far this season, six have hit the over.
  • Five times so far this year, Ohio State and its opponent have combined for more than 64.5 points.
  • Buckeyes games this season have posted an average total of 64.4, which is 0.1 points fewer than the total for this matchup.

Recent Head-To-Head Matchups

Ohio State holds an edge against Michigan over the last two matchups between these two squads, putting together a 2-0 record in those games. Ohio State totaled 93 points in those two outings compared to Michigan’s 59.

Michigan Stats And Trends

  • Against the spread, Michigan is 9-2-0 this year.
  • Out of 11 Michigan games so far this season, five have hit the over.
  • So far this season, three Michigan games have featured more than 64.5 points scored.
  • Games involving the Wolverines this year have averaged 52.0 points per game, a 12.5-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

Ohio State Players To Watch

  • C.J. Stroud has thrown for 3,468 yards (346.8 ypg) to lead Ohio State, completing 71.1% of his passes and recording 36 touchdown passes and five interceptions this season.
  • The team’s top rusher, TreVeyon Henderson, has carried the ball 150 times for 1,098 yards (99.8 per game), with 14 touchdowns this year. He’s also caught 18 passes for 231 yards (21.0 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • This season Miyan Williams has racked up 62 carries for 470 yards (58.8 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Jaxon Smith-Njigba’s 1,132 receiving yards (102.9 yards per game) lead the team. He has 69 receptions with six touchdowns.
  • Garrett Wilson has put up a 939-yard season so far (93.9 receiving yards per game) with 11 touchdowns, hauling in 60 passes.
  • Chris Olave’s 58 catches have yielded 848 yards (84.8 ypg) and 13 touchdowns.

Michigan Players To Watch

  • Cade McNamara leads Michigan with 2,142 passing yards (194.7 ypg) on 170-of-265 passing with 14 touchdowns compared to two interceptions this season.
  • Hassan Haskins has carried the ball 214 times for a team-high 1,057 yards (96.1 per game), with 13 touchdowns this year.
  • This season Blake Corum has rushed for 778 yards (86.4 per game) on 130 carries with 10 touchdowns, while also catching 20 passes for 137 yards (15.2 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Cornelius Johnson’s 546 receiving yards (49.6 yards per game) lead the team. He has 35 receptions with three touchdowns.
  • Erick All has put up a 324-yard season so far (36.0 receiving yards per game) with one touchdown, hauling in 31 passes.
  • Mike Sainristil’s 18 catches this season have resulted in 260 yards (23.6 ypg) and two touchdowns.
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