Skip to main content
Publish date:

Michigan vs. Northwestern College Football Odds, Plays and Insights

The No. 6 Michigan Wolverines (6-0, 0-0 Big Ten) host the Northwestern Wildcats (3-3, 0-0 Big Ten) on Saturday, October 23, 2021 in matchup between Big Ten opponents at Michigan Stadium. Northwestern is a 23.5-point underdog. This game has an over/under of 51 points.

For more great betting and fantasy insight, join the SI Winners Club Newsletter.

Odds for Michigan vs. Northwestern

Over/Under Insights

  • Michigan and its opponents have gone over the current 51-point total in four of six games (66.7%) this season.
  • Northwestern and its opponents have combined to score more than 51 points in three of six games this season.
  • The two teams combine to average 60.3 points per game, 9.3 more than the over/under in this contest.
  • These two squads combine to surrender 39.3 points per game, 11.7 fewer than this contest's over/under.
  • The average total in Wolverines games this season is 52.2, 1.2 points more than Saturday's total of 51.
  • In 2021, games involving the Wildcats have averaged a total of 47.5 points, 3.5 fewer than this game's set over/under.
  • Michigan is 5-1-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Wolverines have been favored by 23.5 points or more once this season and covered the spread.
  • Michigan's games this year have gone over the total in three out of six opportunities (50%).
  • This year, the Wolverines put up 14.7 more points per game (38.5) than the Wildcats surrender (23.8).
  • Michigan is 5-0 against the spread and 5-0 overall in games when it puts up more than 23.8 points.
  • The Wolverines rack up 440.5 yards per game, 29.7 more yards than the 410.8 the Wildcats allow per matchup.
  • Michigan is 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall when the team piles up over 410.8 yards.
  • The Wolverines have two giveaways this season, while the Wildcats have nine takeaways .
  • Find the latest spread and moneyline odds for Michigan at SISportsbook.
  • Northwestern has two wins against the spread in six games this season.
  • Northwestern's games this year have gone over the point total in 50% of its opportunities (three times in six games with a set point total).
  • The Wildcats rack up 21.8 points per game, 6.3 more than the Wolverines allow (15.5).
  • When Northwestern puts up more than 15.5 points, it is 2-3 against the spread and 3-2 overall.
  • The Wildcats collect 63 more yards per game (373) than the Wolverines give up per contest (310).
  • Northwestern is 2-2 against the spread and 2-2 overall when the team piles up more than 310 yards.
  • This season the Wildcats have turned the ball over nine times, one more than the Wolverines' takeaways (8).
  • Head to SISportsbook to find the latest moneyline, spread and over/under odds for this matchup.

Season Stats



Avg. Points Scored



Avg. Points Allowed



Avg. Total Yards



Avg. Total Yards Allowed