Saturday, October 17, 2015
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The Michigan State Spartans take on the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday at Michigan Stadium. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 41.
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Michigan State was led in passing last game by Connor Cook, who finished with 357 yards through the air. He went 23 for 38 on the game, good for a 61% completion percentage. The Spartans were led in rushing by LJ Scott, who finished with 42 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Aaron Burbridge led the team in receiving with 9 receptions for 146 yards. He had an average of 16 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Michigan State had 489 total yards on 76 plays. They gained 6 rushing first downs, 16 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Spartans rushed for 132 yards by way of 38 carries.
Michigan was led in passing last game by Jake Rudock, who finished with 179 yards through the air. He went 17 for 23 on the game, good for a 74% completion percentage. The Wolverines were led in rushing by De'Veon Smith, who finished with 59 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. A.J. Williams led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 48 yards. He had an average of 12 yards per reception in the contest. Michigan had 380 total yards on 69 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 10 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Wolverines rushed for 201 yards by way of 46 carries.
Michigan State is scoring 31.3 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 16.2 passes on 27 attempts for a 59.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 222.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Spartans are running for an average of 175 yards per game on 40 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. They also run 67 plays per contest and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 397.3 yards per game. The Spartans are averaging 21.5 first downs per game and they accumulate 35.3 penalty yards per game via 4.7 penalties.
Michigan State allows 242 passing yards per game and 21.3 points per contest on defense. They give up 19.5 completions on 32.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60.3. The Spartans allow 130.2 rushing yards per game on 34.5 carries for a 3.8 average per play. Michigan State allows 372.2 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 56.3 yards per game.
Michigan averages 29.5 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 17.7 passes per game on 29.2 attempts for a 60.6 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 189.2 yards through the air per game thus far. The Wolverines run for an average of 201.3 yards per game on 42.2 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season. They also run 71.3 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 390.5 yards per game. The Wolverines get an average of 19.2 first downs per game and they average 51.7 penalty yards per game via 5.2 penalties.
Michigan allows an average of 115.2 passing yards and 6.3 points per contest. They give up 14 completions on 29.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 47.7 per game. The Wolverines allow 66.2 rushing yards per contest on 29.8 carries for a 2.2 average per rush. Michigan allows 181.3 total yards per game for an average of 3.1 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 5.2 penalties for 46.2 yards in each contest.
Michigan State Betting Trends
Michigan State is 2-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Michigan State has an ATS record of 0-6-0 this season
Michigan Betting Trends
Michigan is 1-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Michigan has an ATS record of 4-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/11/15 OT Jack Conklin Knee "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
10/11/15 RB Madre London Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
10/10/15 DB R.J. Williamson Bicep "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
10/02/15 DE Montez Sweat Suspension out indefinitely
09/19/15 CB Vayante Copeland Neck out for season
09/07/15 DB Mark Meyers Suspension out indefinitely
08/13/15 LB Ed Davis Knee out for season
10/12/15 DB Channing Stribling Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/11/15 WR Brian Cole Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/11/15 LB Mike McCray Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/11/15 TE Tyrone Wheatley Undisclosed out indefinitely
10/11/15 RB Wyatt Shallman Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/05/15 DL Mario Ojemudia Achilles out for season
09/11/15 OL Logan Tuley-Tillman Dismissed dismissed from team
08/27/15 DT Bryan Mone Leg out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Michigan
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