Michigan State Spartans vs Central Michigan Chippewas Odds
Michigan State has feasted on MAC schools over the years and they get another taste of double-digit chalk against CMU today.
The Spartans are 12-5 ATS since 1996 against MAC teams and lay 22.5 points at Sportsbook.ag today.
Kelly/Shorts Stadium will feature Chippewas vs. Spartans on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 2 action.
The Chippewas are 1-0 so far on the season, and 0-1 ATS vs. the number. The Spartans, meanwhile are ranked No. 11 in the nation, are 1-0 and 0-1 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Central Michigan go 0-0 and the Spartans go 0-1 on the totals.
Betting Line: Sportsbooks have set the Chippewas as 22.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest.
Michigan State won its last outing, a 17-13 result against Boise State on August 31. Michigan State failed to cover in that game as a 8.5-point favorite, while the 30 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Le'Veon Bell tore up the turf for 210 rushing yards in the latest Spartans game, a 17-13 win over the Broncos at Spartan Stadium.
Central Michigan was a 38-27 winner in their most recent outing at home against Southeast Missouri State. There was no line on the game due to the fact a non-board team was involved. In their last game, Central Michigan got a 180-yard performance from Zurlon Tipton as a key part of its 38-27 win over Southeast Missouri State.
Michigan State Spartans Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
Central Michigan Chippewas Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 4-6
A few Spartans at Chippewas trends to consider:
Michigan State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Michigan State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Central Michigan
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan State's last 7 games
Michigan State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Central Michigan is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games at home
Central Michigan is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games
Central Michigan is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Michigan State
Central Michigan is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Michigan State home to Notre Dame, Saturday, September 15
Central Michigan at Iowa, Saturday, September 22