Michigan vs. UNLV: Game Time, Location, How to Watch — September 9, 2023

When is the Michigan vs. UNLV game? Step this way for all the information and latest betting odds as the Wolverines face the Rebels in Ann Arbor.

Both the Michigan Wolverines and the UNLV Rebels comfortably cast aside their Week 1 opposition, but one of them will add a notch in the loss column when they meet in Ann Arbor for their Week 2 college football clash. When is the Michigan vs. UNLV game? How can you watch? What are the latest betting odds? You’re in the right place to get the answers to those questions!

When is the Michigan vs. UNLV Game?

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Michigan Schedule

DateOpponentTimeResultTVTickets
Saturday, Sep 2vs. East Carolina12:00 PM ETW, 30-3Peacock
Saturday, Sep 9vs. UNLV3:30 PM ETCBSBuy now
Saturday, Sep 16vs. Bowling Green7:30 PM ETBTNBuy now
Saturday, Sep 23vs. Rutgers12:00 PM ETBuy now
Saturday, Sep 30@ NebraskaTBDBuy now
Saturday, Oct 7@ MinnesotaTBDBuy now
Saturday, Oct 14vs. IndianaTBDBuy now
Saturday, Oct 21@ Michigan StateTBDBuy now
Saturday, Nov 4vs. PurdueTBDBuy now
Saturday, Nov 11@ Penn State12:00 PM ETFOXBuy now
Saturday, Nov 18@ MarylandTBDBuy now
Saturday, Nov 25vs. Ohio State12:00 PM ETFOXBuy now

Michigan begins the defense of their Big Ten crown with, not to be disrespectful to their Week 2 opponents, a relatively easy schedule. In fact, they’ll begin every game as an overwhelming favorite for victory all the way to their November 11 clash with Penn State. Facing the Nittany Lions and bitter rival Ohio State in a three-week period will be the true test of this Wolverines team.

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Such is their lack of strength of schedule early in the season that people have poured scorn on a “self-imposed suspension” for head coach Jim Harbaugh that keeps him away from the sideline for the first three games. His absence certainly caused no issue as the Wolverines cruised past East Carolina on opening weekend, and a similar result could await Michigan from the UNLV game.

UNLV Schedule

DateOpponentTimeResultTVTickets
Saturday, Sep 2vs. Bryant4:00 PM ETW, 44-14
Saturday, Sep 9@ Michigan3:30 PM ETCBSBuy now
Saturday, Sep 16vs. Vanderbilt7:00 PM ETCBSSNBuy now
Saturday, Sep 23@ UTEP9:00 PM ETBuy now
Saturday, Sep 30vs. Hawai'i4:00 PM ETBuy now
Saturday, Oct 14@ Nevada5:00 PM ETBuy now
Saturday, Oct 21vs. Colorado State7:00 PM ETBuy now
Saturday, Oct 28@ Fresno StateTBDBuy now
Saturday, Nov 4@ New Mexico6:00 PM ETBuy now
Friday, Nov 10vs. Wyoming10:45 PM ETFS1Buy now
Saturday, Nov 18@ Air Force3:30 PM ETCBSSNBuy now
Saturday, Nov 25vs. San José State3:00 PM ETBuy now

UNLV hasn’t had more than a five-win season since 2013. That year was the last time the program registered more than a .500 record in the Mountain West too. In an attempt to take the Rebels over that hurdle, the program hired former Missouri head coach Barry Odom and highly-rated former WR coach-turned-offensive coordinator Brennan Marion ahead of the 2023 season.

Their hardest task comes in Week 2 as they attempt to tame the Wolverines on the road. It’s undeniably the most dangerous squad they’ll face in the 2023 college football season, and they follow that game up by welcoming Vanderbilt to Las Vegas. A Mountain West schedule minus Boise State is a major boost for the team, although a road trip to Fresno State is far from ideal.