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In this year's Big Ten Championship Game, the Purdue Boilermakers are overwhelming underdogs (+16.5) versus the Michigan Wolverines. Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana will host the matchup on December 3, 2022, starting at 8:00 PM ET on FOX. The expected point total for the game is 52.

The Wolverines are the favorite (-16.5) in an expected lopsided game with the Boilermakers. The total is set at 52 points.

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Odds and Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Stadium: Lucas Oil Stadium
  • Spread Favorite: Michigan (-16.5)
  • Moneyline: Michigan (-868), Purdue (+574)
  • Total: 52 Points

Michigan Betting Info

  • Michigan has covered the spread seven times in 12 games.
  • Against the spread as 16.5-point or better favorites, Michigan is 4-5.
  • There have been three Michigan games (of 12) that went over the total this season.
  • The Wolverines were favored on the moneyline 10 times this season, and won all of those games.
  • The Wolverines have played in eight games with moneyline odds of -868 or shorter and won each of them.

Purdue Betting Info

  • Purdue's record against the spread in 2022 is 5-7-0.
  • This year, seven of Purdue's 12 games have gone over the point total.
  • The Boilermakers have been underdogs in six games this season and won three (50%) of those contests.
  • The Boilermakers have played as an underdog of +574 or more once this season and won that game.

Michigan vs. Purdue Comparison

Compare 2022 season stats for Wolverines and Boilermakers
Wolverines Stats Boilermakers
214.6 Pass yards 279.9
177.3 Pass yards against 218.3
244.5 Rush yards 126.6
84.8 Rush yards against 128.8
+7 Turnover differential 0

Michigan Leaders

  • J.J. McCarthy has 2,215 yards passing for Michigan, completing 65.3% of his passes and tossing 17 touchdowns and two interceptions this season. He's also chipped in on the ground with 240 rushing yards (20 ypg) on 55 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
  • Blake Corum has 1,463 rushing yards on 247 carries with 18 touchdowns.
  • Donovan Edwards has carried the ball 92 times for 687 yards (57.3 per game) and six touchdowns while also racking up 188 yards through the air, scoring two times.
  • Ronnie Bell's leads his squad with 687 yards as a receiver. He's racked up that yardage on 51 receptions (out of 83 targets) and scored two touchdowns.
  • Cornelius Johnson has grabbed 29 passes while averaging 38.3 yards per game and scoring six touchdowns.
  • Luke Schoonmaker has been the target of 44 passes and racked up 31 catches for 330 yards, an average of 27.5 yards per contest. He's found the end zone two times through the air this season.
  • Mike Morris has seven sacks to pace the team, and also has nine TFL and 20 tackles.
  • Michigan's top-tackler, Junior Colson, has 78 tackles, four TFL, and two sacks this year.
  • Rod Moore leads the team with three interceptions, while also putting up 43 tackles, one TFL, 0.5 sacks, and three passes defended.

Purdue Leaders

  • Aidan O'Connell leads Purdue with 3,115 yards on 287-of-450 passing with 22 touchdowns compared to 11 interceptions this season.
  • Devin Mockobee is his team's leading rusher with 166 carries for 849 yards, or 70.8 per game. He's found the end zone eight times on the ground, as well. Mockobee has also chipped in with 22 catches for 217 yards.
  • Dylan Downing has racked up 337 yards (on 86 attempts) with four touchdowns.
  • Charlie Jones paces his squad with 1,199 receiving yards on 97 receptions with 12 touchdowns.
  • Payne Durham has 54 receptions (on 77 targets) for a total of 550 yards (45.8 yards per game) and eight touchdowns this year.
  • TJ Sheffield's 35 receptions (on 60 targets) have netted him 370 yards (30.8 ypg) and three touchdowns.
  • Jack Sullivan has 5.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has four TFL and 23 tackles.
  • Jalen Graham is the team's top-tackler this year. He's amassed 45 tackles, four TFL, one sack, and one interception.
  • Cam Allen has a team-leading three interceptions to go along with 29 tackles and four passes defended.

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Michigan vs. Purdue Over/Under Trends

  • Michigan's games this season have gone over this contest's total of 52 points seven times.
  • Purdue has combined with its opponents to score more than 52 points in eight of 12 games this season.
  • The average point total in Michigan's contests this year is 54, two more than this matchup's over/under.
  • The average total for Purdue games this season has been 52.1, 0.1 more points than this matchup's over/under.

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