When the Michigan Wolverines travel to Northwestern to take on the Wildcats in Week 12 of the 2013 college football season, they will be doing so as three-point underdogs.
This is the very first time in the 100-plus year history of the program that it has not been favored to beat up on NU.
— Johnny Detroit (@Johnny_Detroit) November 10, 2013
Michigan has lost three of four games to fall to 6-3 (2-3, Big Ten) on the year. However, that is even worse than Pat Fitzgerald’s ‘Cats, losers of five consecutive contests. Northwestern currently boasts a 4-5 record (0-5, Big Ten).
Let’s recap: High and mighty Michigan, once undefeated at 5-0 and considered primed to make a run at Ohio State for league supremacy, is now an underdog to a team still searching for its first conference win.
The M Club may believe in these Wolverines, but Vegas sure doesn’t.