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2018 Week One Analysis- Michigan vs. Notre Dame

Michigan vs. Notre Dame
Notes:
Michigan won 8 game sin 2017 against FBS opponents (Florida, Cincinnati, Air Force, Purdue, Indiana, Rutgers, Minnesota & Maryland) with a combined overall record of 38-58 or .395%.

 
The Wolverines won those 8 games by a total score of 256-98 or 19.7 ppg.

 
Michigan lost 5 games in 2017 to FBS opponents (Michigan State, Penn State, Wisconsin, Ohio State & South Carolina) with a combined overall record of 55-12 or .820%.

 
The Wolverines lost those games by a total score of 137-72 or 13.0 ppg.

 
In 2017 Michigan was 5-4 in Big 10 play.

 
The Wolverines won those 5 games against opponents (Purdue, Indiana, Rutgers, Minnnesota & Maryland) with a combined overall record of 25-36 or .409%. Michigan won those games by a total score of 158-54 or 20.8 ppg.

 

 
Michigan lost their 4 Big 10 games against opponents (Michigan State, Penn State, Wisconsin & Ohio State) with a combined overall record of 46-8 or .851%. The Wolverines were outscored in those games by a total score of 111-53 or 14.5 ppg.

 

 

 
The only team that Michigan defeated with a winning record in 2017 was Purdue (7-6 overall record).
Since 2010, Michigan is 3-2 against Notre Dame. The last game played wasa in 2014. The Wolverines won those 3 games by a total score of 101-89 or 4.0 ppg.

 

 
Notre Dame beat Michigan in their two wins by a total score of 44-6 or 19.0 ppg. The Irish won 13-6 (2012) and 31-0 (2014) in both contests.

 

 
Notre Dame won 10 games in 2017 against FBS opponents (Temple, Boston College, Michigan State, Miami (OH), North Carolina, USC, NC State, Wake Forest, Navy & LSU) with a combined overall record of 76-53 or .589%.

 

 

 
The Irish won those games by a total score of 398-180 or 21.8 ppg.

 

 

 
Notre Dame lost 3 games in 2017 against FBS opponents (Georgia, Miami & Stanford) with a combined overall record of 32-10 or .761%.

 

 

 
The Irish lost those games by a total score of 99-47 or 17.3 ppg.

 

 

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