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Michigan Is Still An OVER Machine

Though you would expect that the Michigan Wolverines may be a strong UNDER play with their grinding style of football, it’s been the exact opposite. The OVER has hit in Michigan’s past nine outings – which includes the Wolverines' Week 1 game in which they scored 63 points. Michigan continues their 2016 schedule when they host the UCF Knights Saturday.

SHARK BITES
  • UCF is 2-9 in their past 11 games against the Big Ten.
  • Michigan is 3-7 ATS in their past 10 home games coming off a home win.
  • UCF is 1-13 SU and 3-11 ATS in their past 14 games.

Michigan steamrolled through Week 1 by defeating Hawaii 63-3 with touchdowns coming in all facets of the game. The Wolverines tallied three touchdowns through the air, three on the ground and two pick-sixes. It could have gone much differently though as newly named starting quarterback Wilton Speight threw an interception on his first pass, only to come back and go 10 of 12 for 145 yards and threes TDs.

UCF easily won their first game of the season but didn’t look impressive on offense. Starting quarterback Justin Holman completed just 50 percent of his passes while the running game averaged 3.7 yards per rush. UCF looked crisp defensively, but South Carolina State isn’t an offensive juggernaut.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting UCF Knights opened as 34.5-point underdogs in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 37-0 result in favor of the Wolverines. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

UCF Knights vs Michigan Wolverines Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Michigan Wolverines sport a record of 1-0 and 1-0 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the UCF Knights sit at 1-0 and 1-0 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 1-0 for the Wolverines and 0-1 for the Knights. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Michigan vs UCF injuries news.

The game pits the Michigan Wolverines, currently No. 5 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the UCF Knights, who rate No. 127 in the latest survey.

Chris Evans tore up the turf for 112 rushing yards in the latest Wolverines game, a 63-3 win over the Warriors at Michigan Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Central Florida is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Central Florida is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games
  • Central Florida is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Central Florida is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Michigan is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Michigan is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan's last 5 games
  • Michigan is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UCF home to Maryland, Saturday, September 17th
Michigan home to Colorado, Saturday, September 17th

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