Spartans vs Owls Final: 30-17 - Recap
|Spartans vs Owls Final: 30-17 - Recap|
Edwin Baker tore up the turf for 183 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Spartans to a 30-17 win over the Owls at Ford Field.
Michigan State was a favorite by 26 points but couldn't come through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 57.5.
Kirk Cousins completed 9 of 17 pass attempts for 142 yards for the Spartans in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Owls defense.
Alfred Morris rushed for 54 yards for Florida Atlantic, while Xavier Stinson added 22 yards. Jeff Van Camp threw for 215 yards for the Owls, while receivers Lester Jean and Rob Housler had 99 and 75 yards respectively.
Florida Atlantic was outgained by Michigan State 367-301 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-17 by the Owls.
Florida Atlantic led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 37:33/22:27 split in that important category.
Next game, Michigan State takes its act home to face Notre Dame looking for another win. For Florida Atlantic, they head home to face North Texas.