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The Michigan State Spartans and the Minnesota Golden Gophers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at TCF Bank Stadium.
Last time out for Michigan State, they were a 23-20 loser as they battled Northwestern at home. Michigan State failed to cover in the match as a 7-point favorite, while 43 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 38-14 loser on the road against Nebraska. They failed to cover the 21-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (52) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Michigan State has lost 2 straight games.
Michigan State: 5-6 SU, 3-8 ATS
Minnesota: 6-5 SU, 5-6 ATS
Michigan State most recently:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Minnesota most recently:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan State''s last 5 games
Michigan State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Michigan State is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
Michigan State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Michigan State
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Minnesota is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games