NCAA Matchups  >>  Northwestern Wildcats vs. Michigan Wolverines Preview 11/10/2012

The Northwestern Wildcats and the Michigan Wolverines will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Michigan Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Wolverines listed as 13-point favorites versus the Wildcats, while the game's total is sitting at 52½.
Northwestern won its last outing, a 28-17 result against Iowa on October 27. Northwestern covered in that game as a 4-point favorite, while the 45 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Michigan was a 35-13 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Minnesota. They covered the 9.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (48) made winners of OVER bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Northwestern: 7-2 SU, 8-1 ATS
Michigan: 6-3 SU, 4-5 ATS
NORTHWESTERN MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 6-4

MICHIGAN MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 8-2


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Northwestern is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northwestern's last 5 games when playing Michigan
Northwestern is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northwestern's last 7 games on the road
Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Michigan is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Northwestern
Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan's last 5 games when playing Northwestern

NEXT UP:
Northwestern at Michigan State, Saturday, November 17
Michigan home to Iowa, Saturday, November 17