College Football Odds Week 6: Michigan vs Minnesota Lines, Spreads, Betting Trends

Matchup Spread Total Moneyline
Minnesota vs
+18.5 (-102)
-18.5 (-120)
o46.5 (-108)
u46.5 (-112)

Week 6 of college football showcases a Big 10 battle between second-ranked Michigan and Minnesota. Betting odds have the Wolverines as 19.5-point road favorites over the Golden Gophers. Coverage begins from Huntington Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

Here's everything you need to know about the college football odds for Week 6 Michigan vs Minnesota: the opening lines, spreads, betting trends and more. Check back regularly for updates.

No. 2 Michigan vs Minnesota Odds

Minnesota seeks its first win against Michigan since 2014. (Getty)
  • Opening point spread: Michigan -20
  • Opening moneyline: Michigan -1400/Minnesota +800
  • Opening total: Over/Under 47.5 points scored
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. ET Saturday (NBC)

UPDATE 6:30 P.M. ET SATURDAY: Michigan opened -19.5 and got to -20.5 Monday morning at BetMGM Nevada. Then the number returned to -19.5 Monday night and slid to -18.5 Thursday.

The Wolverines are currently -18.5, with ticket count 8/1 Michigan, but money almost dead even. BetMGM Nevada's Scott Shelton said Minnesota drew sharp play at +20.5 and +19.5.

UPDATE 2 P.M. ET FRIDAY: BetMGM pegged Michigan as 19.5-point chalk Sunday in its college football Week 6 odds market. The Wolverines quickly went to -20.5 Monday morning, then back to -19.5 Monday night.

On Thursday afternoon, the Wolverines receded to -18.5. Contrary to the line shortening, ticket count is almost 8/1 and money 9/1 on Michigan.

BetMGM's total opened at 47.5 and by Monday night was down to 46, where it stuck all week. The Over is netting 68% of early tickets/58% of early money.

UPDATE 3 P.M. ET MONDAY: Michigan (5-0 SU/1-3-1 ATS) finally cashed for bettors in Week 5. The Wolverines closed as 17.5-point faves at Nebraska and scored the first 45 points of the game in a 45-7 blowout.

Minnesota (3-2 SU/1-4 ATS) snapped a four-game spread-covering skid in Week 5. The Gophers pulled away from Louisiana-Lafayette in the fourth quarter, winning 35-24 to cash laying 9.5 at home.

On Sunday evening, Caesars inched the Wolverines from -20 to -19.5. But this morning, the line returned to Michigan -20, then went to -20.5.

Click here for Vegas Insider senior reporter Patrick Everson's full College Football Odds Week 6 Report containing spreads, lines, and trends for every Top 25 matchup.