Michigan State vs Nebraska Wrap - Nebraska Wins 24-3
Rex Burkhead ran for 130 yards as Nebraska handled Michigan State by a score of 24-3 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Nebraska won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 50.5.
Taylor Martinez completed 7 of 13 pass attempts for 80 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Spartans defense.
Le'Veon Bell rushed for 58 yards for Michigan State, while Edwin Baker added 38 yards. Kirk Cousins threw for 86 yards for the Spartans, while receivers Keshawn Martin and Brian Linthicum had 58 and 16 yards respectively.
Michigan State lost the offensive yardage battle to Nebraska 270-187 yards in Saturday's game. Nebraska had more first downs as that total ended up 18-12.
Nebraska led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:25/28:35 split in that important category.
Next game, Nebraska takes its act home to face Northwestern looking for another win. For Michigan State, they head home to face Minnesota.