Michigan State Defeats Central Michigan 45-7 - Recap
|Michigan State Defeats Central Michigan 45-7 - Recap|
Central Michigan couldn't hang with the Spartans on Saturday as Michigan State blasted the Chippewas 45-7 in Week 4 action at Spartan Stadium.
Michigan State was a favorite by 21.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
Kirk Cousins completed 13 of 22 pass attempts for 213 yards for the Spartans in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Chippewas defense.
A.J. Westendorp rushed for 15 yards for Central Michigan, while Anthony Garland added 9 yards. Ryan Radcliff threw for 87 yards for the Chippewas, while receivers Cody Wilson and Tim Phillips had 31 and 25 yards respectively.
Central Michigan lost the offensive yardage battle to Michigan State 481-112 yards in Saturday's game. Michigan State had more first downs as that total ended up 23-8.
The time of possession battle favored Michigan State as their offense was on the field for 38:05, longer than the 21:55 of their opponents.
Michigan State heads into a Week 5 battle against Ohio State. Central Michigan, meanwhile, will have their next action against Northern Illinois.