UConn Huskies vs Michigan Wolverines Spread Bet

by | Sep 12, 2022 | cfb

UConn Huskies vs Michigan Wolverines

Date: Saturday, September 17th

Location: Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, MI

TV: ABC

Point Spread: Con +8000/Mich-10000 (Everygame - 100% real cash bonus up to $500 when you use bonus code PREDICTEM)

Money Line: Huskies +46.5/Wolverines -46.5

Over/Under: 57.5

RECENT FORM

This season, the Huskies have an overall record of 1-2 and have yet to play a game in the FBS
Independents. On the road, the Huskies did not win a single game last year. In their last 3 road
games, the team went 2-1-0 vs the spread.

UConn is coming of a 34 point loss to Syracuse by a score of 48-14. The Huskies entered the
game as 23.5-point home underdogs, making this an ATS loss. In the win, UConn completed 84.2% of
their 19 passes, 1 of which resulted in a touchdown. On the ground, the team ended with 1 rushing
touchdown while averaging 3.6 yards per carry for a total of 97 yards.

Quarterback Zion Turner comes in the game having completed 40 of 70 passes for a passer rating
of 73.1. Overall, he has a total of 373 passing yards. Wide receiver Aaron Turner, has come up
with the most production for the team, with a total of 161 receiving yards. The top option in the
run game for the team is Nathan Carter, who has carried the ball 59 times for a total of 384
yards.

So far, the Wolverines have an overall record of 2-0 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.

The Huskies head into this week’s game looking to pick up another win after they most recently
defeated Hawaii by a score of 56-10. In the game, Michigan finished with 3 touchdowns through the
air while throwing for 320 yards. The team ended the game with 5 rushing touchdowns, along with a
total of 268 yards on the ground.

Quarterback J.J. McCarthy comes in the game having completed 15 of 16 passes for a passer
rating of 158.33. Through the air, the team will be looking for a big game from leading receiver,
Roman Wilson. On the season, he has caught 3 balls for 107 yards. In the run game, Blake Corum
has accumulated 164 yards on 22 attempts to lead the team.

BETTING TRENDS

Looking back on their last 10 games, the Huskies have an ATS record of just 6-4-0. In
addition, their straight-up record is only 2-8-0. Their last 10 over-under record comes in at
5-4-1. UConn has a negative scoring differential in these games, averaging 17.8 points per game
and allowing 33.6.

Michigan have gone 8-2-0 over their last 10 contests, including posting an ATS record 7-3-0.
The team averaged 37.7 points in these games while allowing 16.7. Their over-under record was
4-6-0.

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KEY STATS AND ANALYSIS

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Huskies will look to improve their offensive output, as
they are ranked just 107th in the NCAA in points scored.

This season, UConn has struggled to move the ball through the air, averaging just 132.0
passing yards per game. This week, the Huskies will be facing a Michigan defense that finished
43rd in pass yards allowed per game. Last year, they averaged 160.75 yards per game when facing
top 25 pass defenses.

So far, the UConn offense is near the NCAA average in rushing, averaging 205.33 yards per game
on the ground. This year, they have handed the ball off an average of 40.0 times per game,
placing them 45th in the country. This week, the Huskies will be facing a Michigan defense that
finished 36th in rush yards allowed per game. Last year, they averaged 96.67 yards per game when
facing top 25 rush defenses.

Heading into the game, the Huskies will hope for some improved play from their defense, as
they are currently 84th at 27.33 points per game allowed.

So far, the Wolverines are averaging 53.5 points per game on offense, which is good for 2nd
most in college football.

This season, the Wolverines have struggled to move the ball through the air, averaging just
263.0 passing yards per game. This week, the Wolverines will be facing a UConn defense that
finished 170th 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 9th in yards per game, despite handing the ball off an average
of 36.5 times per contest (68th). This week, the Wolverines will be facing a UConn defense that
finished 158th 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 12th in
points allowed at 8.5 points per game allowed.

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