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Sugar Bowl: Michigan vs. VA Tech

  Tuesday Jan 3, 2012 - 8:30 pm - New Orleans, LA (Neutral Site) | Odds: Michigan by 3, Total Points: 52.5 | Team Pages: MICH | VTEC


MICH -3.0 Open -1.5 High -3.0
Last -2.5 Low -1.5

Line Movement

The chart above graphs odds data from Pinnacle Sports

Historical Results of Games with Similar Lines

Since the start of the 2006-2007 college football season there have been 393 games where the closing line favored the away team by 2 to 4 points. In these games:

  • The team like Michigan won the game 238 times (60.6%)
  • The team like Virginia Tech won the game 155 times (39.4%)
  • The team like Michigan did better against the spread, going 205-179-9 (53.4% ATS) and covering the spread by an average of 1.1 points

Historical Results of Games with Similar Line Movement

Since the start of the 2008-2009 college football season there have been 331 games where the closing line favored the initial favorite by 1.5 points more than the opening line.

In these games, the team like Michigan did better against the spread, going 184-144-3 (56.1% ATS) and covering the spread by an average of 1.5 points.