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Michigan State Favored by -7 Against Indiana on Saturday - Week 8 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

The Michigan State Spartans will do battle with the visiting Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of betting fans who back them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Michigan State Spartans as -7-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 30-19 result in favor of the Spartans early in the week. That outcome may change during the week, if injuries alter the models, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Indiana Hoosiers vs Michigan State Spartans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Michigan State will face the 3-3 Indiana Hoosiers, who own a 2-3-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Michigan State Spartans are 2-4 so far this season while the Hoosiers are 3-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Michigan State vs Indiana injuries news.

The Michigan State Spartans sit at No. 37 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Indiana Hoosiers are at No. 74 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Michigan State's No. 97-ranked offense, averaging 23.67 PPG, against a Indiana defense that ranks No. 65 this week at 25.83 PPG. The Michigan State aerial game is averaging 197 yards per game, more than the Indiana Hoosiers secondary allows through the air, 180.83 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Indiana Hoosiers feature the league's No. 3-rated road run defense, allowing 47 yards per game. Michigan State, meanwhile, ranks No. 56 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Hoosiers were Week 7 losers coming out on the wrong end of 27-20 score against Michigan.

LJ Scott ran through the Minnesota defense for 194 yards in Michigan State's last game, handing the Golden Gophers a 30-27 setback on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Indiana is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Indiana is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Indiana's last 8 games on the road
  • Indiana is 4-14 ATS in its last 18 games when playing Michigan State
  • Michigan State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Michigan State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan State's last 6 games
  • Michigan State is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Indiana at Maryland, Saturday, October 28th
Michigan State at Northwestern, Saturday, October 28th

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