Hawaii Rainbow Warriors vs Michigan Wolverines Pick 9/10/22

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Hawaii Rainbow Warriors vs Michigan Wolverines

Date: Saturday, September 10th

Location: Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, MI

TV: BTN

Point Spread: Rainbow Warriors +50 / Wolverines -50 (Make Hawaii a +70 underdog by inserting them into a massive 20 point teaser found at Wagerweb Sportsbook!)

Money Line: Haw +4000/Mich -10000

Over/Under: 67

RECENT FORM

This season, the Rainbow Warriors have an overall record of 0-2 and have yet to play a game in
the Mountain West. This year, Hawaii will look to play better on the road, as they finished the
season with a below .500 record at 2-5. In their last 3 road games, they posted an ATS mark of
2-5.

Hawaii is coming off a 32-point loss to Western Kentucky by a score of 49-17. The Rainbow
Warriors entered the game as 16.0 point home underdogs, making this an ATS loss. Hawaii ended the
game with a total of 266 passing yards on 44 attempts. However, they did not find the endzone.
The team ended the game with 2 rushing touchdowns, along with a total of 94 yards on the
ground.

So far, quarterback Brayden Schager has a passer rating of 50.55 while completing 40 of his 68
attempts. Currently, he has a total of 391 passing yards. Jonah Panoke leads the team’s receiving
corps with 9 catches for a total of 133 yards. The top option in the run game for the team is
Dedrick Parson, who has carried the ball 28 times for a total of 111 yards.

So far, the Wolverines have an overall record of 1-0 and have not played a game in the Big
Ten. Last year, the Wolverines were an above .500 team at home, going 7-0. Across their last 3
home games, they had an ATS record of 3-0-0.

This week, the Wolverines will look to pick up another win, as they are coming off a 51-7 win
over Colorado State. With the 44-point victory, Michigan also covered the spread. In the win,
Michigan completed 64.3 of their 28 passes, 1 of which resulted in a touchdown. The team ended
the game with 4 rushing touchdowns, along with a total of 234 yards on the ground.

Cade McNamara heads into the game as the team’s top quarterback, with a current passer rating
of 93.75 on a total of 136 yards through the air. Roman Wilson leads the team’s receiving corps
with 2 catches for a total of 65 yards. The top option in the run game for the team is Blake
Corum, who has carried the ball 13 times for a total of 76 yards.

Best Parlays

2 Team Parlay 3 Team Parlay 4 Team Parlay
sportsbetting 2.64 to 1 6 to 1 12.3 to 1
Bovada 2.64 to 1 5.95 to 1 12.3 to 1
Mybookie 2.64 to 1 5.95 to 1 12.3 to 1

BETTING TRENDS

In their last 10 contests, the Rainbow Warriors have a straight up record of 4-6-0, while
covering the spread at a rate of 40.0%. Their last 10 over-under record comes in at 5-5-0. Hawaii
has a negative scoring differential in these games, averaging 26.1 points per game and allowing
35.8.

Against the spread, Michigan have gone 8-2-0 in their last 10 games. Over this same period,
their straight-up record is 8-2-0. Their last 10 scoring differential sits at +16.7, as they
averaged 35.3 points per game while allowing 18.6. The over-under record in these games was
5-5-0.

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KEY STATS AND ANALYSIS

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Rainbow Warriors will look to improve their offensive
output, as they are ranked just 112nd in the NCAA in points scored.

This season, Hawaii has struggled to move the ball through the air, averaging just 258.0
passing yards per game. This week, the Rainbow Warriors will be facing a Michigan defense that
finished 43rd in pass yards allowed per game. Last year, they averaged 335.5 yards per game when
facing top 25 pass defenses.

So far, the Hawaii offense is averaging just 101.0 yards per game on the ground. This
production has come on an average of 30.5 rush attempts per game (98th). This week, the Rainbow
Warriors will be facing a Michigan defense that finished 36th in rush yards allowed per game.
Last year, they averaged 52.75 yards per game when facing top 25 rush defenses.

Heading into the game, the Rainbow Warriors will hope for some improved play from their
defense, as they are currently 127th at 56.0 points per game allowed.

So far, the Wolverines are averaging 51.0 points per game on offense, which is good for the
20th most in college football.

This season, the Wolverines have struggled to move the ball through the air, averaging just
206.0 passing yards per game. This week, the Wolverines will be facing a Hawaii defense that
finished 176th in pass yards allowed per game. Last year, they averaged 242.55 yards per game
when facing defenses ranked outside the top 50 in passing defense.

So far, the Michigan offense is near the NCAA average in rushing, averaging 234.0 yards per
game on the ground. This year, they have handed the ball off an average of 40.0 times per game,
placing them 40th in the country. This week, the Wolverines will be facing a Hawaii defense that
finished 102nd in rush yards allowed per game. Last year, they averaged 232.09 yards per game
when facing defenses ranked outside the top 50.

The Wolverines will look to once again play well defensively, as they are currently 19th in
points allowed at 7.0 points per game allowed.

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