In view of Michigan’s powerful win over ranked Wisconsin the Wolverines are again becoming a most public of teams. Despite the fact that Michigan State owns their series with Michigan they are home dogs of more than a touchdown. In the same way Michigan is one of the most popular teams on the betting on college football board. Further, Michigan State is coming off their own impressive win at Penn State last Saturday. Summing up Saturday’s intra state rivalry matchup at Spartan Stadium could very well feature a live home dog. After all, Sparty lives to beat “Big Brother.”
Michigan Wolverines vs. Michigan State Spartans
Date and Time: Saturday, October 20, 2018, noon ET
Location: Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, Michigan
Betting on Football Betting Odds at SBG:
|Michigan||-7½ (+105)||41½ (-110)|
|Michigan State||+7½ (-125)||41½ (-110)|
Michigan vs. Michigan State TV Coverage: FOX
Michigan State Spartans
Michigan State has a betting on college football record of 4-2 straight up and 2-4 against the spread. By reason of their 21-17 win at Penn State the Spartans saved their season last Saturday. Still, an offense that ranks 85th in the nation for scoring remains a worry. Defensively Sparty ranks an above average 37th. Most of all State has the ultimate chip on its shoulder when playing Michigan. For one thing they have been labeled “Little Brother” in this series. By contrast they dominate Michigan head to head. Subsequently they will bring supreme motivation to this game.
Michigan is 6-1 straight up and 4-3 against the spread with four of their seven games going over the total. Correlate the Maize and Blue beating Wisconsin 38-13. Michigan mauled Wisky for 444-283 total yards and 21-11 in first downs. So that Wisconsin was ranked 15th entering the game its one of the biggest wins in the Jim Harbaugh era. Encompassing Michigan’s success is the nation’s second ranked defense. In the same way the much-improved offense ranks 23rd for scoring.
Stats to Consider
Michigan has struggled as an offshore betting road favorite recently. For example, the Wolverines have covered just five of their last 14 in that role. Five of their last six as road chalks have gone under the total. Balanced against that is Michigan State’s strong betting value as a home dog. In fact, the Spartans have paid in five of their last six getting points at home. Nine of their last 12 in that situation have gone over the total.
Team vs Team
To begin with Michigan State has dominated this head to head series with 10 consecutive covers. Additionally, the Spartans have won eight of those ten games straight up. Three of the last four in this series have gone over the total. At Spartan Stadium Michigan State has paid in five consecutive games against the Maize and Blue. And three of those five games went under the total.
Matchup to Watch
As mentioned earlier Michigan State lives for this game. It’s the focal point of their lives. Commencing with the Betting on college football numbers they hold all the advantages as home dog. Of great concern to Michigan backers is the big number. The Maize and Blue could win yet not cover.
Michigan vs. Michigan State Betting on College Football Picks
In sum Michigan State is a dangerous dog with bite against “Big Brother.”
Michigan vs. Michigan State Betting on College Football Pick: Michigan State Spartans
Michigan vs. Michigan State Betting on College Football Score Prediction: Michigan State 21, Michigan 20
Catch highlights of Michigan State’s win in the final moments at Penn State!