MNF Mega Preview
How to bet Vikings-Seahawks

Sharps Hitting Key Number in Wisconsin-Michigan Matchup

Oct 10, 2018 10:55 AM EDT
  • Sharps have already made their opinion clear on Saturday's game between No. 12 Michigan (-8) and No. 15 Wisconsin.
  • Sports Insights' Bet Signals reveal which way the smart money is going.

In a near identical situation to last weekend’s Oklahoma-Texas game, sharp bettors have once again found value in the key number of 7, this time coming from the Big Ten.

No. 12 Michigan opened as 7-point favorites over No. 15 Wisconsin (Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET) in a game that will effectively kill the loser’s chance at a New Year’s Six bowl.

Sharps made their stance clear on that number.

On Tuesday night, wiseguys at CRIS, a market-setting book hosting some of the sharpest players, hammered Michigan at -7, and this line has yet to make its way back since.

In fact, Michigan is now listed as high as -8.5 at some books.

What makes the line move even more interesting is that the Wolverines aren’t the more popular bet. They’ve actually received only 30% of bets in this game, but those bets have accounted for 47% of money being wagered.

If the public’s love for Wisconsin is enough to bring this line back to 7, I expect sharps will be ready to pounce once again.

Credit:

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Michigan Wolverines quarterback Shea Patterson (2) leaves the field after the game against Maryland Terrapins at Michigan Stadium

Follow Danny Donahue on Twitter
@dannyjdonahue

Top Stories

Download the App
SCHEDULE
OPEN
CURR
# BETS
59
-4
59
-3.5
64.5
-11
66.5
-9
52
-3
52
-4
48
PK
47.5
+1
50.5
-7.5
50.5
-7
-2.5
44
-2.5
43.5
55
-4.5
54
-3
-3
54.5
-2.5
55.5
-6
66.5
-5.5
68.5
48
-11
48.5
-12
-2.5
73
-5
74
67.5
-5
67
-3
-3
53.5
-2.5
53.5
-1.5
57.5
-1
60
55
-3.5
55
-3
61
-3.5
60.5
-3.5
41
-2
40.5
PK
56.5
-3
55.5
-3.5
-3
47
-4
47
-6.5
55
-3.5
55.5
54.5
-5
54.5
-3.5
-7
74
-1.5
68.5
54.5
-6.5
54.5
-3.5
50.5
-6
50.5
-7.5
-6.5
55
-4
54.5
-2
58.5
-1.5
60.5
56
-11
55
-12
79
-13.5
81.5
-14
-6.5
53.5
-5
53.5
-6.5
52
-6.5
52
48
-1.5
48
-3
-10
71
-8
74
45
-6.5
46.5
-7
58.5
-4.5
58.5
-4.5
-5
44.5
-7
44.5
-8
54.5
-8
55.5
48
-4
47.5
-6.5
58.5
-5
58
-6.5
58
-10.5
58
-11.5

Free Action Newsletter

The best sports betting trends, insights and news - condensed into a two-minute read.
Sign up today, thank us tomorrow.

Follow Us On Social