Michigan a 7-point underdog to Ohio State

The Detroit News
Michigan running back Chris Evans is tackled by Indiana's Marcus Oliver in the first quarter.

Michigan has opened as a 7-point underdog for its rivalry game at Ohio State on Saturday, according to the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook, Pinnacle, 5 Dimes Sports and BetOnline.

The game begins at noon and will be televised by ABC.

Both teams are 10-1 overall and 7-1 in the Big Ten East. If Michigan beats OSU it will win the East Division title and play in the Big Ten championship game. If OSU wins the Buckeyes will win the East, but only if Penn State (9-2, 7-1) loses to Michigan State. If OSU and Penn State win, the Nittany Lions will claim the East title.

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