Saturday, September 10, 2016
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The UCF Knights take on the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Michigan Stadium. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 35 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.5. This season the Knights are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Wolverines have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Justin Holman finished with 193 yards through the air for UCF last week. He completed 14 passes out of 28 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Knights were led in rushing by Jawon Hamilton, who finished with 53 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Tre'Quan Smith was the team leader in receiving with a total of 65 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game UCF got a total of 27 first downs by way of 12 rushing, 10 passing, and 5 by penalty. They ran 91 total plays for 462 yards for the game. The Knights ran for 197 yards on 55 attempts.
Wilton Speight finished with 145 yards through the air for Michigan last week. He completed 10 passes out of 13 attempts for a 77% completion percentage. The Wolverines were led in rushing by Chris Evans, who finished with 112 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 14 yards per carry. Jehu Chesson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 43 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Michigan got a total of 26 first downs by way of 17 rushing, 9 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 59 total plays for 512 yards for the game. The Wolverines ran for 306 yards on 39 attempts.
UCF scores 38 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 47th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 36 attempts for a 55.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 265 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 40th in college football. The Knights run for an average of 197 yards per game on 55 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 53rd in the nation. They also run 91 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 462 yards per game, ranking their offense 50th overall this season. The Knights average 27 first downs per game which ranks them 25th in the country. They accumulate 40 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 84th in the nation.
UCF allows 138 passing yards per game, ranking 33rd in D-1, and they allow 0 points per contest on defense, which ranks 1st. They give up 16 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 42.1. The Knights allow 85 rushing yards per game on 32 carries for an average of 2.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 32nd in the country. UCF allows 223 total yards per game including 3.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 21st in terms of yards per game. They force 3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 13 penalties for 138 yards per game, ranking them 126th among D-1 teams.
Michigan averages 63 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 5th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17 passes per game on 20 attempts for a 85 percent completion percentage. They throw for 206 yards through the air per game, ranking them 75th in Division 1. The Wolverines run for an average of 306 yards per game on 39 attempts for an average of 7.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 14th on the ground. They also run 59 plays per game and average 8.7 yards per play for a total of 512 yards per game, ranking them 36th in the country on offense. The Wolverines get an average of 26 first downs per game, which ranks 28th in the nation. They average 33 penalty yards per game via 3 penalties, ranking them 101st in college football.
Michigan allows an average of 151 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 43rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 3 points per contest, which has them ranked 9th in the nation. They give up 12 completions on 23 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.2 per game. The Wolverines allow 81 rushing yards per contest on 37 carries for a 2.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 28th in the country. Michigan allows 232 total yards per game for an average of 3.9 yards per play, which ranks 24th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 8 penalties for 60 yards in each contest, ranking 82nd in the nation.
UCF Betting Trends
UCF is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
UCF has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Michigan Betting Trends
Michigan is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Michigan has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
09/05/16 DT Bryan Mone Leg is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Central Florida
09/05/16 RB Drake Johnson Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/05/16 DT Maurice Hurst Jr. Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Central Florida
09/05/16 LB Noah Furbush Leg out indefinitely
09/05/16 DE Taco Charlton Ankle is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Central Florida
09/04/16 OL Ben Braden Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Central Florida
09/04/16 RB De'Veon Smith Ribs injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Central Florida
09/04/16 CB Jourdan Lewis Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Central Florida
09/04/16 RB Kareem Walker Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Central Florida
08/19/16 DE Shelton Johnson Suspension out indefinitely
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