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Week 7 College Football Betting Odds with Pick - Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers

TCF Bank Stadium will feature the Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 7 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Minnesota Golden Gophers sat as 3.5-point underdog, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Earlier, Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game picked a 25-24 victory for the Spartans. That score may change during the week, if injury or weather factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Minnesota battles the Michigan State Spartans, currently with a 4-1 mark (4-1 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 3-2 for the Golden Gophers and 1-4 for the Michigan State Spartans. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Michigan State injuries news.

The game pits the Minnesota Golden Gophers, currently No. 46 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Michigan State Spartans, who rate No. 50 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Minnesota Golden Gophers No. 76-ranked offense (28 PPG) against a Michigan State Spartans defense that ranks No. 13 at 16.4 PPG. The Minnesota Golden Gophers passing attack has averaged 169.8 yards per game, more than the Michigan State Spartans give up through the air (161.4 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Michigan State Spartans own the league's No. 22-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 102 yards per game when on the road. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 79 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Shannon Brooks tore up the turf for 116 rushing yards in the latest Golden Gophers game, a 31-17 loss to the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Michigan State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Michigan State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Michigan State is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan State's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • Minnesota is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Minnesota is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Michigan State

Next Betting Matchups

Michigan State home to Indiana, Saturday, October 21st
Minnesota home to Illinois, Saturday, October 21st