Rutgers at Michigan State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 11/19/2014
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Spartan Stadium in East Lansing
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-4) will go on the road to face the high-scoring #10 Michigan State Spartans (8-2) on Saturday. The Spartans are in second place in the Big Ten East standings right now, while Rutgers sits in fifth.
Rutgers snapped their three-game losing streak by beating Indiana 45-23 last weekend. They were able to rush for 212 yards in that win, and their defense forced Indiana into committing three turnovers.
The Scarlet Knights have averaged 26.3 points per game this year, but they have also given up 28.8 points per game to their opponents. Quarterback Gary Nova has had a pretty good season by throwing for 2,212 yards with 16 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Their top player has been wide receiver Leonte Carroo, who has caught 46 passes for 933 yards and eight touchdowns.
Last Saturday, Michigan State got back on the winning track by blowing out Maryland 37-15 on the road. Their defense was excellent in that win, holding Maryland to just six rushing yards and forcing four turnovers.
The Spartans are currently the 19th-best rushing team in the country by averaging 245.9 rushing yards per game. Running back Jeremy Langford has had a very good season this year by rushing for 1,116 yards with 15 touchdowns. Quarterback Connor Cook has 2,466 passing yards this season with 19 touchdowns and just five interceptions.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 6-4-0 Against the Spread
Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 5-4-0 against the Over/Under
Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
Michigan State Spartans are 6-4-0 Against the Spread
Michigan State Spartans are 8-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
11/16/14 DB Andre Hunt Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/16/14 WR Andrew Turzilli Hamstring injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/16/14 OL Jacquis Webb Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/16/14 DB Kam Lott Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/16/14 TE Logan Lister Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/16/14 P Tim Gleeson Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/16/14 Backup RB Savon Huggins Shoulder out for season
09/21/14 RB Paul James Knee out for season
09/08/14 DB Kiy Hester Personal out for season
Michigan State Spartans
11/17/14 OL Travis Jackson Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
11/16/14 DL James Kittredge Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan State
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