Saturday, November 7, 2015
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The Michigan State Spartans matchup against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 58.
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Connor Cook finished his last game with 398 yards through the air for Michigan State. He completed 30 passes out of 52 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. LJ Scott was the rushing leader for the Spartans last game. He carried the ball 11 times for an average of 6 yards per carry and ended with 68 yards. Aaron Burbridge was the team leader in receiving with a total of 128 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Michigan State totaled 540 yards by way of 96 plays. They rushed the ball 44 times for a total of 142 yards on the game and the Spartans totaled 33 first downs by getting 10 rushing, 21 passing and 2 by penalty.
Ryker Fyfe finished his last game with 407 yards through the air for Nebraska. He completed 29 passes out of 48 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. Terrell Newby was the rushing leader for the Cornhuskers last game. He carried the ball 10 times for an average of 6 yards per carry and ended with 56 yards. Jordan Westerkamp was the team leader in receiving with a total of 123 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Nebraska totaled 484 yards by way of 77 plays. They rushed the ball 29 times for a total of 77 yards on the game and the Cornhuskers totaled 28 first downs by getting 3 rushing, 22 passing and 3 by penalty.
Michigan State is averaging a total of 33.4 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 31.6 passes per game and completing 18.1 of them for a 57.3 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 257.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Spartans are running for an average of 156.3 yards per game on 39.6 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. They run 71.3 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 413.8 total yards each outing. The Spartans get 22.8 first downs per game and they average 39 penalty yards via 4.8 penalties each contest.
Michigan State allows 241 passing yards per game and 22.1 points per contest on defense. They give up 19.4 completions on 32 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60.5. The Spartans give up 115.5 rushing yards per contest on 32.9 carries for a 3.5 average per carry. Michigan State allows 356.5 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 56.6 yards per game.
Nebraska is accumulating 33.3 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 37.8 passes per game and complete 20.7 of them for a 54.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 276.9 yards per game through the air as well. The Cornhuskers run for an average of 169.3 yards per game on 35.8 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season. They run 73.6 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 446.2 total yards per game. The Cornhuskers are averaging 22.6 first downs per outing and accumulate 69.6 penalty yards via 8.1 penalties each game.
Nebraska allows an average of 315.9 passing yards and 28.1 points per contest. They give up 24.3 completions on 42.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.5 per game. The Cornhuskers give up 108.4 rushing yards per game on 29.2 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. Nebraska allows 424.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 6.6 penalties for 60.2 yards in each contest.
Michigan State Betting Trends
Michigan State is 4-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Michigan State has an ATS record of 2-6-0 this season
Nebraska Betting Trends
Nebraska is 6-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Nebraska has an ATS record of 4-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/01/15 LB Drake Martinez Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/01/15 C Jack Allen Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/19/15 DB Darian Hicks Head out indefinitely
10/19/15 OL Dennis Finley Leg out for season
10/19/15 RB Madre London Ankle out indefinitely
10/18/15 DB Jalen Watts-Jackson Hip out for season
10/17/15 DB R.J. Williamson Bicep out indefinitely
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
11/03/15 S Byerson Cockrell Personal is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/02/15 WR Alonzo Moore Stinger is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/02/15 WR Brandon Reilly Toe "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/02/15 DB Daniel Davie Finger "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/02/15 RB Terrell Newby Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/02/15 QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. Foot is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/02/15 WR De'Mornay Pierson-El Knee out for season
11/01/15 OL Chris Long Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/01/15 OL David Knevel Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/01/15 DB Jonathan Rose Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/01/15 LB Michael Rose-Ivey Groin "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
11/01/15 QB Ryker Fyfe None "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/02/15 DL Kevin Williams Groin out indefinitely
09/08/15 TE David Sutton Ankle expected to miss 8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan State
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