Akron vs Michigan Recap - Wolverines Win 28-24
|Akron vs Michigan Recap - Wolverines Win 28-24|
Michigan got a 103-yard performance from Devin Gardner as a key part of its 28-24 victory over the Zips on Saturday at Michigan Stadium.
The Wolverines earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 35.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 58.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Devin Gardner completed 16 of 30 pass attempts for 248 yards for the Wolverines in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Zips defense.
Jawon Chisholm rushed for 58 yards for Akron, while Conor Hundley added 38 yards. Kyle Pohl threw for 311 yards for the Zips, while receivers L.T. Smith and Zach D'Orazio had 125 and 97 yards respectively.
Akron was outgained by Michigan 425-418 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-19 by the Zips.
Akron led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:16/26:44 split in that important category.
Michigan looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Connecticut. Akron will aim to get back on the winning track vs Louisiana-Lafayette.