Nebraska at Michigan State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/2/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Spartan Stadium in East Lansing
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On Saturday night, the #19 Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-0) will be facing the #10 Michigan State Spartans (3-1) in a battle between two of the best offenses in the country. Michigan State went on the road and beat Nebraska 41-28 last season.
Nebraska continued their high-scoring ways last weekend when they were able to cruise to a 45-14 home win over Illinois. The Cornhuskers had 458 yards on the ground in that win and they held Illinois to just 78 rushing yards.
Nebraska has put up 45.4 points per game this season and their defense is only giving up 19 points per game. Cornhuskers running back Ameer Abdullah currently leads the nation in rushing with 833 yards and he has scored eight touchdowns. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. has thrown for 1,052 yards with 10 touchdowns, and he's also rushed for 420 yards with two more scores.
Last Saturday, Michigan State scored 48 first-half points against Wyoming and easily won 56-14. They were able to put up 533 total yards against Wyoming's defense and their defense forced three turnovers.
The Spartans currently have the third-best scoring offense in the nation after scoring 50.3 points per game through their first four games. Michigan State's top player so far this year has been wide receiver Tony Lippett, who has caught 22 passes for 421 yards and six touchdowns. Running back Jeremy Langford has 340 rushing yards and three scores this season.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
Nebraska Cornhuskers are 4-1-0 Against the Spread
Nebraska Cornhuskers are 4-0-0 against the Over/Under
Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
Michigan State Spartans are 3-1-0 Against the Spread
Michigan State Spartans are 4-0-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/28/14 LB David Santos Knee "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
09/21/14 WR Sam Burtch Knee out for season
09/19/14 K Mauro Bondi Collarbone out indefinitely
09/10/14 WR Jamal Turner Leg out for season
09/01/14 OL Corey Whitaker ACL out for season
08/28/14 LB Michael Rose-Ivey Knee out for season
08/23/14 RB Adam Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
08/08/14 DB Charles Jackson Knee out for season
08/08/14 DB LeRoy Alexander Suspension out for season
Michigan State Spartans
09/28/14 TE Andrew Gleichert Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/28/14 RB Gerald Holmes Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/28/14 C Jack Allen Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/28/14 DT James Kittredge Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan State
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