>> Wolverines Down Northwestern 27-19 - Match Report
Jeremy Gallon caught 10 passes for 115 yards against the Northwestern defense as Michigan handed the Wildcats a 27-19 loss on Saturday at Ryan Field.
Michigan was an underdog by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 48.5.
Devin Gardner completed 24 of 43 pass attempts for 226 yards for the Wolverines in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kain Colter rushed for 78 yards for Northwestern, while Mike Trumpy added 40 yards. Trevor Siemian threw for 137 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Christian Jones and Tony Jones had 45 and 35 yards respectively.
Michigan outgained Northwestern 337-304 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-18 by the Wolverines.
The time of possession battle favored Northwestern as their offense was on the field for 30:22, longer than the 29:38 of their opponents.
Michigan looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Iowa. Northwestern will aim to get back on the winning track vs Michigan State.