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Badgers Fall 34-24 Against Michigan State - Game Recap

The Spartans were Week 5 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Badgers by a score of 34-24 at Spartan Stadium.

Michigan State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 55.5.

Kirk Cousins completed 20 of 29 pass attempts for 269 yards for the Spartans in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Badgers defense.

James White rushed for 98 yards for Wisconsin, while John Clay added 80 yards. Scott Tolzien threw for 127 yards for the Badgers, while receivers Jacob Pedersen and Nick Toon had 38 and 28 yards respectively.

Michigan State outgained Wisconsin 444-292 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-15 by the Spartans.

Wisconsin lost the time of possession battle 36:24/23:36, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, Michigan State takes its act on the road to face Michigan looking for another win. For Wisconsin, they head home to face Minnesota.