Michigan Vs. Maryland: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 20, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The No. 8 Michigan Wolverines (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten) bring the 15th-ranked passing defense in college football into a matchup with the Maryland Terrapins (5-5, 2-5 Big Ten), who have the No. 11 passing offense. The Terrapins, +502 on the moneyline to win, and the Wolverines, listed at -16 on the spread, kick things off on November 20, 2021 at 3:30 PM ET. The contest’s total is currently set at 58.

In this article we break down what you need before placing a bet on the game. That includes key metrics, betting trends, team and player stats, plus up-to-date odds.

This article references lines updated as of November 20, 2021 at 2:06 PM ET. See all the current odds for this contest in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Michigan Vs. Maryland Betting Odds

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Michigan Offense Vs. Maryland Defense

Wolverines Offense Stats (Rank) Terrapins Defense
34.7 (25) Points/Gm 31.4 (102)
443.1 (26) Yards/Gm 411.2 (99)
218.0 (72) Pass Yards/Gm 258.2 (112)
225.1 (12) Rush Yards/Gm 153.0 (75)
8.0 (49) Yards/Pass 8.1 (102)
5.1 (19) Yards/Rush 4.0 (55)
44.4% (34) 3rd Down % 41.8% (93)
4 (6) Turnovers 7 (98)
2 (4) Sacks 15 (6)

Maryland Offense Vs. Michigan Defense

Maryland Offense Stats (Rank) Michigan Defense
26.9 (75) Points/Gm 16.1 (4)
431.4 (41) Yards/Gm 301.6 (10)
319.5 (11) Pass Yards/Gm 178.4 (15)
111.9 (109) Rush Yards/Gm 123.2 (31)
8.0 (49) Yards/Pass 5.8 (6)
3.5 (107) Yards/Rush 3.6 (32)
35.1% (100) 3rd Down % 33.1% (20)
14 (108) Turnovers 8 (86)
12 (100) Sacks 3 (118)

When Michigan Has The Ball

  • The Wolverines have committed four turnovers, sixth-lowest in the FBS, while the Terrapins have forced seven turnovers (30th-fewest in college football).
  • Michigan has the 25th-ranked offense in the FBS, averaging 34.7 points per game. Maryland’s defense is 102nd, giving up 31.4 points per contest.
  • The Wolverines’ offense ranks 26th in the FBS in yards per game (443.1), while the Terrapins rank 99th in yards allowed (411.2).
  • Michigan’s running game ranks 12th in the FBS (225.1 yards per game), while Maryland allows 153.0 per game (75th-ranked run defense).

When Maryland Has The Ball

  • The Terrapins have a 35.1% third-down conversion rate, 100th in the FBS. The Wolverines allow third-down conversions on 33.1% of their opponents’ attempts (20th).
  • Maryland’s 111.9 rushing yards per game is good for 109th in the FBS. Michigan’s defense gives up 123.2 on the ground (31st in college football).
  • The Terrapins average 3.5 yards per carry (107th in college football) compared to the 3.6 per rushing attempt the Wolverines give up (32nd in the FBS).
  • Maryland’s offense is 75th in the FBS at 26.9 points per game. It will be facing Michigan’s defense which gives up 16.1 per game (fourth in college football).
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Michigan Betting Trends And Insights

  • Michigan has put together an 8-2-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Wolverines have covered the spread four times this season (4-1 ATS) when playing as at least 16-point favorites.
  • Michigan’s games have gone over the point total four out of 10 times this season.
  • Michigan’s 10 games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 58 points four times.
  • The Wolverines have won 88.9% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (8-1).

Maryland Betting Trends And Insights

  • Maryland has covered three times in 10 matchups with a spread this year.
  • The Terrapins have not covered the spread when an underdog by 16 points or more this year (in one opportunity).
  • So far this year, four out of Maryland’s 10 games with an over/under have gone over the point total.
  • Maryland has combined with its opponent to score more than 58 points in five of 10 games this season.
  • The Terrapins have been underdogs in six games this season and won one (16.7%) of those contests.

Michigan Players To Watch

  • Cade McNamara leads the team with 1,883 passing yards (188.3 yards per game) and has a 62.9% completion percentage this year (149-of-237) while throwing 12 touchdowns with two interceptions.
  • Hassan Haskins has run for a team-high 979 yards on 194 carries (97.9 yards per game) and 11 touchdowns.
  • Blake Corum has 778 yards on 130 carries (86.4 ypg), with 10 rushing touchdowns. He also has 20 catches for 137 yards (15.2 ypg) and one touchdown.
  • Cornelius Johnson has 31 catches and paces his team with 507 receiving yards (50.7 ypg) while scoring three touchdowns.
  • Erick All has also contributed with 30 catches for 319 yards and one touchdown this year. He puts up 39.9 receiving yards per game.
  • This season Mike Sainristil is averaging 24.7 yards per game, with 17 catches for 247 yards and one touchdown.

Maryland Players To Watch

  • This year, Taulia Tagovailoa has put up 3,105 passing yards (310.5 yards per game) while going 268-for-387 (69.3% completion percentage) and throwing 20 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
  • Tayon Fleet-Davis has run for a team-high 441 yards on 91 carries (44.1 yards per game) and six touchdowns. He also has 262 receiving yards on 27 catches (26.2 yards per game) and one touchdown.
  • So far this year Challen Faamatau has run for 235 yards on 56 carries (33.6 ypg), with three rushing touchdowns.
  • This season Rakim Jarrett has 47 receptions for a team-high 638 receiving yards (63.8 per game) and five touchdowns.
  • Dontay Demus has also tacked on 28 receptions for 507 yards and three touchdowns.
  • This season Chigoziem Okonkwo is averaging 41.7 yards per game, with 39 catches for 375 yards and five touchdowns.

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