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Colorado opens as a 20-point underdog at No. 5 Michigan

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Now we really find out what this Buffaloes team is made of.

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Two games, two big wins for the Colorado Buffaloes. Game three, against Michigan in Ann Arbor, will be the first true "measuring stick" game of the season. Win or loss, a lot will be taken away from the contest about how much the Buffs have, or have not, grown up. Exciting stuff for Buffs fans.

The first line came out Sunday evening with the Buffaloes as 20-point underdogs to the Wolverines. In some places the number has started creeping up to 20.5 and 21. The Buffs, who are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games and 4-2 in it's last six games against the spread on the road, will likely be heavily bet against by the public, but could see some sharp action if the number gets to 21 or above.

Michigan has had a fantastic start to the 2016 season, blowing out Hawai'i 63-3 before hammering UCF 51-14 on Saturday. New starting quarterback Wilton Speight has come out of the gates on fire, throwing 457 yards with 7 touchdowns and only 1 interception. The Wolverines have piled up 425 yards rushing in two games so far. Hopefully Jim Leavitt's Colorado defense can put up more of a fight and our Buffaloes can give Michigan a game.