The Colorado State Rams will travel to the Midwest to square off against the No. 8 Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, Sept. 3 in the Big House at noon ET. Colorado State opens its first year under head coach Jay Norvell. Michigan comes off of a trip to the College Football Playoff, looking to prove that last year wasn’t just a fluke, with Cade McNamara looking to prove himself in an in-game tryout that will extend over the Wolverines’ first two weeks.
Here’s all the data you’ll want, and a pick for the game.
Colorado State: No. 96 overall, No. 109 offense, No. 71 defense
Michigan: No. 6 overall, No. 6 offense, No. 17 defense
Against The Spread
Colorado State: 0-0 ATS
Michigan: 0-0 ATS
Colorado State: Over 0-0
Michigan: Over 0-0
Returning/Overall Talent from 247Sports
Colorado State: No. 91 overall, No. 88 offense, No. 99 defense
Michigan: No. 15 overall, No. 15 offense, No. 15 defense
Current lines at DraftKings Sportsbook
Spread: Michigan -30.5
Moneyline: Michigan -10000, Colorado State +1800
Opening line: Michigan -29.5
Opening total: 57.5
Michigan returns eight of eleven starters from last year’s offense that averaged well over 400 yards per game last year. There is a lot of optimism that it will be even better this season. Norvell will work to improve the Rams, but it won’t be enough Saturday as Michigan rolls easily.
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