A password will be e-mailed to you. Michigan and Florida are familiar foes, and they will meet for the third time in four years in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Dec. 10 Florida in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Dec. 29 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in the teams’ third matchup in four years. Gators under fourth-year coach Jim Harbaugh. The Wolverines are looking to win their first New Year’s Day Six bowl under Harbaugh and, at the same time, erase the sting of a 62-39 loss to Ohio State in the regular-season finale. Michigan’s Rashan Gary, Devin Bush and Karan Higdon will not play in the game. Dan Mullen’s first season, which would be a capper to one of the best turnarounds in the SEC this season. The Gators finished the year on a three-game win streak. This should be a hard-fought Big Ten vs. How to watch Michigan-Florida The Peach Bowl can be seen on ESPN at noon ET on Dec.
The game will be televised nationally and can streamed on WatchESPN. Michigan-Florida betting trends — Michigan opened as a six-point favorite. The Wolverines are 4-0 all time against the Gators. Michigan was favored in every game this season and finished 6-6 against the spread. The Wolverines were 1-2 against the spread when favored by fewer than 10 points. Florida finished 8-4 against the spread this season. The Gators 2-1 against the spread and 2-2 straight up as the underdog in 2018.
Three keys for Michigan-Florida — Pass defense. 10 pass defenses, but both units give up more than 11 yards per completion. That suggests that while Franks and Patterson might struggle a bit with their percentage, both quarterbacks will hit a few big plays in the passing game that can turn the momentum if it’s tight. Florida will hammer away with the running back tag-team of Lamical Perine and Jordan Scarlett. 9 yards per carry, and will attack a defense that will be without Bush and Gary. 4 yards per rush attempt this season. In the last two meetings, Michigan has outscored Florida 44-0 in the second half. That led to a 33-17 win in the season opener in 2017 and a 44-7 victory in the 2016 Citrus Bowl. Mullen, however, was not the coach in those games.
He led Mississippi State to a 52-14 victory against Michigan in the 2011 Gator Bowl. Michigan-Florida stat that matters It’s a big game, so watch how Michigan runs the football. The Wolverines have lost 13 games under Harbaugh, and in 12 of those games they averaged fewer than 3. Michigan-Florida prediction There is some fatigue on both sides about the matchup, but that will go out the door when the game starts. It will be a fast track, and Florida will attack in the passing game early knowing Mullen is a disciple of Urban Meyer. Look for Michigan to open the offense up early and take a few deep shots. The Wolverines are the better team, but Harbaugh must match Mullen’s aggressiveness in the offensive game plan.
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