Detroit News predictions: Michigan vs. Indiana
Angelique S. Chengelis, Matt Charboneau, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski predict the outcome of Saturday's Michigan-Indiana game.
Angelique S. Chengelis: Michigan will bounce back after the loss against Iowa, but the weather could be problematic for the passing attack if the winds are as high (25 mph) as expected. With the Wolverines expected to break in a new starting quarterback, John O’Korn, the run game will need to offer a boost. Michigan 28-13
Matt Charboneau: Indiana has won two of its last three and always has had the ability to score. The Hoosiers also need one more victory to become bowl-eligible. But scoring against the Michigan defense is no easy task, and the potential loss of QB Wilton Speight should be easily overcome. Michigan 42-14
John Niyo: One loss didn’t really change the outlook. And one injury probably won’t change the game plan. If Michigan hits a couple those deep shots at Iowa, it still is undefeated. If it hits 'em against Indiana, it should roll. Michigan 41-16
Bob Wojnowski: The Wolverines must regroup quickly with backup QB John O’Korn likely taking over for injured Wilton Speight. O’Korn is more mobile, which could prove helpful because the Hoosiers aren’t the defensive pushovers they’ve been. Michigan doesn’t need O’Korn to go crazy. It needs its offensive and defensive lines to dominate. Michigan 37-8