NCAA Matchups  >>  Akron Zips vs. Michigan Wolverines Preview 09/14/2013

 
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The Akron Zips 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 35½-point favorites versus the Zips, while the game's total is sitting at 58.
Akron was a 35-33 winner in their most recent outing at home against James Madison. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites, while the total score (68) made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for Michigan, they were a 41-30 winner as they battled Notre Dame at home. Michigan covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite, while 71 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Michigan has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Akron: 1-1 SU, 0-2 ATS
Michigan: 2-0 SU, 2-0 ATS
AKRON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 3-7
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 3-7

MICHIGAN MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 8-2
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 7-3


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Akron's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Akron's last 9 games
Akron is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Akron is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Michigan's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan's last 5 games at home
Michigan is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games

NEXT UP:
Akron home to Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, September 21
Michigan at Connecticut, Saturday, September 21