By themselves, special teams usually can’t win you a football game, unless it comes down to a last-minute field goal, but special teams play a big part in any championship game.
Michigan and Alabama will meet in the 2024 Rose Bowl Sunday, Jan. 1. We’ve already gone deep and talked about the Tide’s offense and defense, and compared them to the Wolverines offense and defense, but what about the special teams? Michigan sportsbooks are expecting a close game, one that could very well be decided by special teams play.
Caesars and BetMGM still have the Wolverines listed as 1.5-point favorites, with the total set at 45. Both sportsbooks will keep adding markets as the game gets closer. Here’s what you need to know about Alabama and Michigan’s special teams.