College Football is back as Week 1 is set to take off! This Saturday features some Big Ten versus ACC action with a matchup of Michigan vs. East Carolina.
Michigan vs. East Carolina: Game Info
Who: Michigan vs. East Carolina
Where: Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
When: Saturday, Sep. 2, 12:00 PM EST
How to watch: Fubo
Michigan vs. East Carolina: Betting info
- Spread: Michigan -36 (-110) | East Carolina +36 (-110)
- Over/Under: 52 o/u(-110)
Michigan vs. East Carolina: Game Preview
The Wolverines will look to start their season off on the right note. Unfortunately for Michigan, they will have to do so without head coach Jim Harbaugh, who is serving a self-imposed three-game suspension for violating NCAA recruiting rules. Against East Carolina, they likely will not need Harbaugh as their squad is simply far more talented, starting with star running back Blake Corum.
For the Pirates, a big win in the Birmingham Bowl last season is hopefully a source of inspiration. Working against them, is the loss of their top quarterback and running back. With that said, they do have a young QB who could prove to be interesting going forward in Mason Garcia. Will that be enough to upset the No. 2 Wolverines? Maybe not, but who doesn’t love an underdog story.
Michigan vs. East Carolina: prediction
Michigan’s offense is expected to get off to a quick start and could see some scoring opportunities on both sides of the ball. While the young Pirates will make some mistakes along the way, they have an opportunity to find a grove and do some offensive work themselves.
Betting pick: Take the over at 52.0 (-110)