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Michigan State Favored by -14 Against Indiana on Saturday - Week 8 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

Michigan State Spartans


Indiana Hoosiers
Saturday, October 18, 2014 3:30 PM ET
Memorial Stadium


The Michigan State Spartans will be gunning for their sixth straight victory over Indiana when they take on the Hoosiers at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The 5-1 Spartans travel to Bloomington riding a four-game winning streak, but have failed to cover in their last two outings.

The 3-3 Hoosiers have alternated between wins and losses all season, and are coming off a 45-29 loss to Iowa as 3.5-point underdogs in Week 7. However, they will need to buck recent trends in head-to-head meetings to pull off a win against the Spartans after losing by double digits in four of their last five matchups, including a pair of outright losses as favorites.

Michigan State Spartans vs Indiana Hoosiers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Indiana Hoosiers were listed as 14-point underdogs at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines but the line was higher by Friday. The total was 61.5 at BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Michigan State Spartans vs Indiana Hoosiers Pick

A 35-23 result in favor of the Spartans is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Michigan State Spartans vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Michigan State Spartans will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 3-3 ATS against the spread this season, while the Indiana Hoosiers are 2-4 ATS. Michigan State is 5-1 on the over under betting totals; Indiana is 3-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Indiana vs Michigan State injuries news.

The game pits the Indiana Hoosiers, currently No. 87 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Michigan State Spartans, who rate No. 9 in the latest survey.

How Michigan State Spartans vs Indiana Hoosiers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Indiana's No. 52-ranked offense, averaging 32.33 PPG, against a Michigan State defense that ranks No. 46 this week at 22.33 PPG. The Indiana aerial game is averaging 197 yards per game, less than the Michigan State Spartans secondary allows through the air, 222.67 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Michigan State Spartans feature the league's No. 56-rated road run defense, allowing 151 yards per game. Indiana, meanwhile, ranks No. 5 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time we saw the Boilermakers, they had no answer for Jeremy Langford as the Spartans rolled to a 45-31 victory at Ross-Ade Stadium.


Tevin Coleman ran through the Iowa defense for 219 yards in Indiana's last game, but the Hoosiers still lost a 45-29 decision at Kinnick Stadium.

Michigan State Spartans vs Indiana Hoosiers Betting Odds Trends

Michigan State is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
Michigan State is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Michigan State's last 8 games
Michigan State is 13-3-1 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
Indiana is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Indiana's last 21 games
Indiana is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Indiana is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Michigan State home to Michigan, Saturday, October 25th
Indiana at Michigan, Saturday, November 1st