Indiana Hoosiers vs Michigan State Spartans Prediction, 11/19/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Michigan State Spartans
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Location: Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Spartans (-13)
The Michigan State Spartans (5-5) welcome the Indiana Hoosiers (3-7) at Spartan Stadium on Saturday. Indiana opens this game as 13-point dogs. The total comes in at 47.
The Indiana Hoosiers head into this game 3-7 this season. In their last contest, the Hoosiers played the Ohio State Buckeyes and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 56-14. Dexter Williams II led the offense in rushing for the Hoosiers with 16 totes for 46 yds (2.9 yards per attempt). Dexter Williams II connected on 6/19 with 107 yds passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 113.6 and ended the game without throwing an interception. Against the run, the Hoosiers gave up 340 yds on 43 attempts, which is 7.9 yds per rush surrendered. Indiana relinquished 19 pass completions on 30 tries for 322 yds, and a completion rate of 63.3%. In all, they ran 64 plays for 269 yards. The Indiana Hoosiers ran the rock 40 different times and recorded 150 yards, which earned them an average of 3.8 yards per attempt.
When talking about scoring points, the Indiana Hoosiers are averaging 22.4 points per game. As a team they're averaging 85.8 yards on the ground which has them sitting 127th in the country. The Hoosiers currently have 3,230 total yards for this campaign. In terms of scoring, Indiana has totaled 15 touchdowns via the pass and 10 touchdowns on the ground. Indiana has compiled 193 first downs as a team, and they have committed 50 penalties for 474 yds. They have surrendered the ball 18 different times.
When it comes to passing yards, the Hoosiers are allowing 2,702 yds which ranks them 114th in college football. They have given up 270.2 yards per game through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 64.2%. During the season, they have surrendered 445.8 yards/contest which has them sitting 119th in Division 1. They have yielded 26 touchdowns through the air and 16 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are allowing an average of 4.0 yards per tote and 175.6 yards on the ground per contest for the campaign. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 1,756 yards via the ground game in 10 games. The Hoosiers are sitting in 120th in college football in terms of the opposition scoring, conceding 34.6 points per game.
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The Spartans head into this matchup 5-5 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Spartans got the win with a final of 27-21 when they played the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Payton Thorne (2 TDs) walked away from the contest with 256 yds on 19/35 through the air while his quarterback rating was 134.6. He kept the ball away from the defense with no interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 7.3. Jalen Berger ran the football 16 times for 85 yds, finishing the game with 5.3 yards per carry for Michigan State. Michigan State ran the football for 5.6 yds per attempt, totaling 197 yds on 35 attempts. The Spartans finished the contest with 453 yards on 70 plays (6.5 yards per play). The Spartans secondary conceded a completion percentage of 57.1%, relinquishing 236 yds on 20 out of 35 passing. Michigan State gave up 44 attempts on the ground for 224 yards (5.1 yds per rush).
The Michigan State Spartans have an average of 344.2 yards/contest, which is good for 103rd in the nation. The Michigan State offense has 573 yds of penalties on 60 infractions, which is good for 75th in the nation in terms of helping out the other team. Over the course of the season thus far, the Spartans have compiled 2,353 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 235.3 throwing yards per outing, putting them at 62nd in college football. Concerning how much they score, the Spartans are 89th in D-1 with an average of 24.6 points per outing.
Michigan State has allowed a total of 1,726 yards via the ground game (172.6 yards per game) and 10 touchdowns rushing on the year. They have conceded 21 touchdowns through the air and 257.4 yards/outing, which has them ranked 106th in the nation. The Spartans defense has participated in 739 plays, which ranks 113th in the country. The Spartans are surrendering 25.5 points per game, ranking them 60th in the country. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 255 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Hoosiers/Spartans college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Spartans -13
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