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Wolverines Down Central Michigan 59-9 - Match Report

Central Michigan couldn't hang with the Wolverines on Saturday as Michigan blasted the Chippewas 59-9 in Week 1 action at Michigan Stadium.

The Wolverines were a 31.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 52.5.

Devin Gardner completed 10 of 15 pass attempts for 162 yards for the Wolverines in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Chippewas defense.

Saylor Lavallii rushed for 52 yards for Central Michigan, while Anthony Garland added 16 yards. Alex Niznak threw for 131 yards for the Chippewas, while receivers Andrew Flory and Titus Davis had 79 and 28 yards respectively.

Central Michigan lost the offensive yardage battle to Michigan 463-210 yards in Saturday's game. Michigan had more first downs as that total ended up 22-12.

Michigan led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:16/25:44 split in that important category.

Michigan looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Notre Dame. Central Michigan will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Hampshire.