Michigan at Michigan State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/21/2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Spartan Stadium in East Lansing
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The Michigan Wolverines (3-4) will try to get their first big win of the season when they take on the #8 Michigan State Spartans (6-1) on Saturday afternoon. Michigan State was able to win this in-state rivalry game 29-6 last season.
In their last game, Michigan was able to snap their three-game losing streak when they defeated Penn State 18-13 on their home field. The Wolverines only had 256 total yards in that win, but their defense was great and held Penn State to just 214 yards.
Through seven games, the Wolverines have only been able to score 21.7 points per game while giving up 21.4 points per game. Quarterback Devin Gardner has struggled this season, throwing for just 1,103 yards with six touchdowns and eight picks. Wide receiver Devin Funchess has caught 36 passes for 461 yards and four scores.
Last weekend, Michigan State was able to win their fourth consecutive game when they dominated Indiana 56-17 on the road. They had 662 total yards in that win, which included 332 yards on the ground.
The Spartans are third in the country in scoring right now by putting up 47 points per game against their opponents. Quarterback Connor Cook has been very good for Michigan State this season by throwing for 1,641 yards with 16 touchdowns and just five interceptions. Running back Jeremy Langford has 664 rushing yards this year with seven touchdowns and he has averaged 5.3 yards per carry.
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
Michigan Wolverines are 3-4-0 Against the Spread
Michigan Wolverines are 3-4-0 against the Over/Under
Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
Michigan State Spartans are 4-3-0 Against the Spread
Michigan State Spartans are 6-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/20/14 DT Willie Henry Arm probable Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/19/14 OL Erik Magnuson Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/19/14 DB Jabrill Peppers Leg "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/19/14 WR Jehu Chesson Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/06/14 RB Derrick Green Collarbone out for season
09/09/14 LB Desmond Morgan Arm out indefinitely
09/04/14 OL Kyle Bosch Personal out indefinitely
08/28/14 WR Drake Harris Hamstring out indefinitely
08/28/14 RB Ty Isaac Eligibility out for season
08/09/14 DB Delano Hill Leg out indefinitely
Michigan State Spartans
10/07/14 LB Mylan Hicks Arm expected to miss 5 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take MSU
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