Wolverines vs Golden Gophers Final: 35-13 - Recap
|Wolverines vs Golden Gophers Final: 35-13 - Recap|
Minnesota couldn't hang with the Wolverines on Saturday as Michigan blasted the Golden Gophers 35-13 in Week 10 action at TCF Bank Stadium.
Michigan was a favorite by 9.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 46.5.
Devin Gardner completed 12 of 18 pass attempts for 234 yards for the Wolverines in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Gophers defense.
Donnell Kirkwood rushed for 58 yards for Minnesota, while Rodrick Williams added 38 yards. Philip Nelson threw for 142 yards for the Golden Gophers, while receivers Derrick Engel and MarQueis Gray had 45 and 27 yards respectively.
Michigan outgained Minnesota 389-275 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-18 by the Golden Gophers.
Michigan lost the time of possession battle 30:52/29:08, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Michigan takes its act home to face Northwestern looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Illinois.