Written By Michael Thomas

9/10/21 – 8pm on ABC

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One of the most anticipated non-conference games on the 2021 college football schedule is set to take place under the lights as defending Pac-12 North champion Washington pays a visit to the Big House to take on Michigan. Adding to the intrigue is the setting of Michigan Stadium at night, as this will be just the 10th time Michigan has played a home game under the lights in the iconic stadium.

The Wolverines enter the game off a 47-17 win against Western Michigan highlighted by an efficient offensive performance but also notable for the significant loss of star wide receiver Ronnie Bell to a knee injury. While Washington did not catch the same kind of unfortunate developments on the injury front the Huskies arrive with a bit of a limp as well after dropping their season opener to FCS Montana 13-7. So while the game continued a seven-year streak of Washington’s defense holding opponents to 35 points or less (last doing so on Nov. 8, 2014), it revealed the improvement needed on the offensive side of the ball if the Huskies are going to contend with Oregon for the division title.

Both of these teams have an opportunity to use the primetime spotlight against a formidable opponent to kickstart a run in their respective conferences, so while neither team is nationally ranked heading into the contest it’s possible either could be soon with a win on Saturday night.

Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET. Michigan is a 7-point favorite in the latest Washington vs Michigan odds from most Sportsbooks, while the over-under for total points scored is 49. Before making any picks on this game take advantage of our Best Bet of the Night for only $29 Click Here!