Saturday, October 10, 2015
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The Northwestern Wildcats matchup against the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday at Michigan Stadium. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 10 point favorites and the over/under was set at 36.
Northwestern was led in passing last game by Clayton Thorson, who finished with 128 yards through the air. He went 14 for 19 on the game, good for a 74% completion percentage. Justin Jackson was the rushing leader for the Wildcats last game. He carried the ball 20 times for an average of 6 yards per carry and ended with 120 yards. Christian Jones was the team leader in receiving with a total of 38 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Northwestern totaled 312 yards by way of 70 plays. They rushed the ball 51 times for a total of 184 yards on the game and the Wildcats totaled 16 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 9 passing and 0 by penalty.
Michigan was led in passing last game by Jake Rudock, who finished with 180 yards through the air. He went 16 for 32 on the game, good for a 50% completion percentage. Drake Johnson was the rushing leader for the Wolverines last game. He carried the ball 13 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 68 yards. Jake Butt was the team leader in receiving with a total of 61 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Michigan totaled 378 yards by way of 73 plays. They rushed the ball 40 times for a total of 198 yards on the game and the Wolverines totaled 14 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 7 passing and 0 by penalty.
Northwestern is averaging a total of 25.4 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 22.8 passes per game and completing 12.8 of them for a 56.1 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 142.2 yards per game through the air as well. The Wildcats are running for an average of 248.8 yards per game on 57 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. They run 79.8 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 391 total yards each outing. The Wildcats get 19.8 first downs per game and they average 34 penalty yards via 4.2 penalties each contest.
Northwestern allows 130 passing yards per game and 7 points per contest on defense. They give up 16.6 completions on 32.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.6. The Wildcats give up 117.4 rushing yards per contest on 31.6 carries for a 3.7 average per carry. Northwestern allows 247.4 total yards per game including 3.9 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 3.2 penalties for 20.2 yards per game.
Michigan is accumulating 27.8 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 30.4 passes per game and complete 17.8 of them for a 58.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 191.2 yards per game through the air as well. The Wolverines run for an average of 201.4 yards per game on 41.4 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry this season. They run 71.8 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 392.6 total yards per game. The Wolverines are averaging 18.8 first downs per outing and accumulate 56.4 penalty yards via 5.6 penalties each game.
Michigan allows an average of 112.2 passing yards and 7.6 points per contest. They give up 13.8 completions on 28.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 48.3 per game. The Wolverines give up 71.8 rushing yards per game on 30.8 carries for an average of 2.3 yards per carry. Michigan allows 184 total yards per game for an average of 3.1 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and 5.2 penalties for 47.6 yards in each contest.
Northwestern Betting Trends
Northwestern is 0-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Northwestern has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Michigan Betting Trends
Michigan is 0-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Michigan has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/04/15 WR Garrett Dickerson Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
10/04/15 OL Geoff Mogus Head "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
10/04/15 OL Matt Frazier Staph Infection "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
09/28/15 DB Kyle Queiro Arm out indefinitely
09/17/15 OL Adam DePietro Leg out indefinitely
08/29/15 RB Jayme Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
10/05/15 DL Mario Ojemudia Achilles injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Northwestern
10/04/15 WR Brian Cole Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
10/04/15 DB Channing Stribling Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
10/04/15 RB De'Veon Smith Leg "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
10/04/15 DB Dymonte Thomas Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
10/04/15 FB Joe Kerridge Leg "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
10/04/15 LB Mike McCray Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
10/04/15 TE Tyrone Wheatley Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
10/04/15 RB Wyatt Shallman Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
09/11/15 OL Logan Tuley-Tillman Dismissed dismissed from team
08/27/15 DT Bryan Mone Leg out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan
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