Michigan State will be gunning for their third straight win SU and ATS when they visit the Penn State Nittany Lions in their regular season finale.
The 9-2 Spartans have outscored opponents 82-18 in their last two outings, dominating wins over Maryland and Rutgers. Michigan State is also 4-1 ATS in their last five after a middling 3-3 start to the season.
The 6-5 Nittany Lions' campaign has been plagued by inconsistency, just 2-5 SU in their last seven following a 4-0 start.
Penn State has also been a betting disappointment, just 3-6 ATS in their last nine, but is 4-2 ATS in six home dates this season.
Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Penn State Nittany Lions pegged as 13-point underdogs in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, was 45 over at MyBookie.
Computer Prediction: Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 36-24 win for the Spartans on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Penn State Nittany Lions sit at 6-5 (5-6 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Michigan State Spartans are currently 9-2 (7-4 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Penn State is 4-7 OU, and Michigan State is 8-3 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Penn State vs Michigan State injuries news.
According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 48-rated Penn State Nittany Lions and the No. 4-rated Michigan State Spartans in this matchup.
How Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Penn State Nittany Lions No. 110-ranked offense (20.64 PPG) against a Michigan State Spartans defense that ranks No. 22 at 20.82 PPG. The Penn State Nittany Lions passing attack has averaged 224.36 yards per game, more than the Michigan State Spartans give up through the air (195.73 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 130.25 yards per game when on the road. Penn State, on the other hand, rates No. 115 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Jeremy Langford tore up the turf for 126 rushing yards in the latest Spartans game, a 45-3 win over the Scarlet Knights at Spartan Stadium.
Akeel Lynch went over the 100-yard mark (137) in his team's latest effort, but Illinois still defeated Penn State by a score of 16-14.
Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Odds Trends
Michigan State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Michigan State is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Michigan State's last 13 games
Michigan State is 15-3-1 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
Penn State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Penn State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Penn State's last 7 games
Penn State is 13-6 ATS in its last 19 games at home
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