Owls Fall 44-0 Against Michigan State - Game Recap
The battle between the Spartans and Owls didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Florida Atlantic was handed a 44-0 defeat on Saturday at Spartan Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Spartans were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 31.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 50.5.
Kirk Cousins completed 16 of 21 pass attempts for 183 yards for the Spartans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Alfred Morris rushed for 21 yards for Florida Atlantic, while Xavier Stinson added 15 yards. Graham Wilbert threw for 15 yards for the Owls, while receivers DeAndre Richardson and Stephan Clark had 16 and 3 yards respectively.
Michigan State outgained Florida Atlantic 434-48 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-1 by the Spartans.
The time of possession battle favored Michigan State as their offense was on the field for 42:26, longer than the 17:34 of their opponents.
Michigan State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Notre Dame. Florida Atlantic will aim to get back on the winning track at Auburn.