No. 14 Michigan (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten) at Wisconsin (1-2, 0-1), Saturday at noon EDT (FOX).
Line: Wisconsin by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 19 Michigan found out, almost the hard way, that its running game can be slowed down.
Hassan Haskins ran for touchdowns the first two times the Wolverines had the ball to help them take a 17-point lead, but the undefeated team had to hold on to beat Rutgers 20-13 on Saturday.
Rutgers (3-0, 0-0 Big Ten) at No. 19 Michigan (3-0, 0-0), Saturday at 3:30 EDT (ABC).
Line: Michigan by 21, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Michigan has begun a pivotal season for coach Jim Harbaugh with three decisive wins, fueled by that ground-oriented, weather-proof offense he and most northern teams prefer.
Recruiting and developing the right running backs to carry it out remains a vital part of program-building in the Big Ten and elsewhere, a task that seemingly never stops.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Blake Corum sprinted for a 67-yard touchdown to give Michigan a double-digit lead in the second quarter, one play after Jim Harbaugh called for a fake punt and the Wolverines pulled away to beat Washington 31-10 Saturday night.