Michigan vs. Maryland Prediction: Picks & Start Time – September 2022

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Big Ten opponents will do battle when the No. 4 Michigan Wolverines (3-0) face the Maryland Terrapins (3-0) at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Michigan vs. Maryland Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 17 points, with bookmakers listing Michigan as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Michigan has -912 odds to pick up the win, while Maryland is listed at +576 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 64 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Michigan vs. Maryland Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Stadium: Michigan Stadium

Betting Preview


Michigan has been finding success on both offense and defense, ranking 20th-best in total offense (497.7 yards per game) and third-best in total defense (194.0 yards allowed per game). Michigan has been shining on both offense and defense, ranking best in scoring offense (55.3 points per game) and fourth-best in scoring defense (5.7 points allowed per game). Defensively, Michigan has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking third-best by surrendering only 91.3 passing yards per game. The Wolverines rank 41st on offense (266.3 passing yards per game). Michigan sports the 41st-ranked defense this year in terms of rushing yards (102.7 rushing yards allowed per game), and has been more effective offensively, ranking 17th-best with 231.3 rushing yards per game. Defensively, Michigan has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 13th-best by surrendering a 25.0% third-down conversion rate. The team’s offense ranks 36th (48.3% third-down percentage). Michigan owns the 35th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +2, forcing three turnovers (93rd in the FBS) while turning it over one time (sixth in the FBS).


Maryland’s defense ranks 89th in the FBS with 392.0 total yards surrendered per game, but it has been bolstered by its offense, which ranks 17th-best by posting 500.7 total yards per game. In terms of points scored Maryland ranks 29th in the FBS (40.3 points per game), and it is 43rd on the other side of the ball (19.3 points allowed per game). Maryland ranks 23rd-worst in passing yards allowed per game (273.7), but at least it has been excelling on offense, ranking 19th-best in passing yards per game (311.7). With 189.0 rushing yards per game on offense, Maryland ranks 55th in the FBS. Defensively it ranks 49th, allowing 118.3 rushing yards per game. From an offensive standpoint, Maryland is posting a 45.7% third-down conversion rate (45th-ranked). It ranks 66th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (36.4% third-down rate allowed). Maryland owns a -1 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

Michigan vs. Maryland Betting Analysis

Michigan Betting Insights

Michigan is 2-1-0 against the spread this season. Michigan is 2-1 ATS when playing as at least 17-point favorites. This season, Michigan games have yet to hit the over once. The Wolverines have been listed as the moneyline favorite only two other times so far this season, and they won both of the games. The Wolverines have played as a moneyline favorite of -912 or shorter in only two games this season, and they won both.

Terrapins Betting Insights

Maryland has registered a win-loss record of 2-1-0 against the spread this year. Maryland games have gone over the total once this season. The Terrapins have not played a game this season while listed as the underdog. The Terrapins have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +576 moneyline set for this game.

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Michigan vs. Maryland Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 62.3 62.3
Implied Total AVG 53.0 53.0
ATS Record 2-1-0 2-1-0 0-0-0
Over/Under Record 0-2-1 0-2-1 0-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 2-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 67.7 69.0 65.0
Implied Total AVG 43.3 41.5 47.0
ATS Record 2-1-0 1-1-0 1-0-0
Over/Under Record 1-2-0 0-2-0 1-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-0 2-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0

Players to Watch


  • Michael Barrett has helped spur the Wolverines’ defense with 12 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack in three games.
  • The Wolverines’ defense has been aided by Mike Morris, who has played three games and collected 1.0 sack to go with 3.0 TFL and four tackles.
  • As part of the Wolverines’ defense, Kris Jenkins has registered 10 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack in three games.
  • Junior Colson, as part of the Wolverines’ defensive unit, has amassed 1.0 TFL and 16 tackles in three games.


  • Beau Brade has been wreaking havoc on defense, posting one interception to go with 23 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one pass defended for the Terrapins.
  • Jaishawn Barham has been providing a big boost on defense, compiling 14 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack for the Terrapins.
  • Henry Chibueze has been doing his part on defense, compiling 2.0 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL and seven tackles for the Terrapins.
  • With 13 tackles and 1.0 TFL in three games, Ahmad McCullough has been doing his part on defense for the Terrapins.

Michigan vs. Maryland Predictions and Pick

Michigan vs. Maryland betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Terrapins (+17)

    Pick OU:

    Under (64)

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How to Bet on Michigan vs. Maryland

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Our prediction to win this game is Michigan, and we project that Maryland will cover the spread (Michigan -17). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 64 points.


Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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