Recap - Spartans Defeat Boise State 17-13

Recap - Spartans Defeat Boise State 17-13

Le'Veon Bell ran for 210 yards as Michigan State handled Boise State by a score of 17-13 on Friday at Spartan Stadium.

Michigan State did not, however, defeat the Broncos against the spread, which closed at 8.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 47.5.

Andrew Maxwell completed 22 of 38 pass attempts for 248 yards for the Spartans in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Broncos defense.

Joe Southwick rushed for 18 yards for Boise State, while Shane Williams-Rhodes added 10 yards. Joe Southwick threw for 169 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Matt Miller and Kirby Moore had 54 and 52 yards respectively.

Boise State was outgained by Michigan State 461-206 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-14 by the Spartans.

Michigan State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 39:19/20:41 split in that important category.

Next game, Michigan State takes its act on the road to face Central Michigan looking for another win. For Boise State, they head home to face Miami (Ohio).