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Michigan State Spartans Host the Western Michigan Broncos in Week 2 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Michigan State will look to improve on its 1-0 record this week when they host Western Michigan in Week 2 action at Spartan Stadium on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home Michigan State Spartans were -6.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

A 35-26 result in favor of the Broncos was the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine earlier this week. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Western Michigan Broncos vs Michigan State Spartans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Western Michigan Broncos have seen them go 0-1 and 1-0 ATS so far this season, while the Michigan State Spartans are at 1-0 and 1-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Spartans are 0-1, while the Broncos are 1-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Michigan State vs Western Michigan injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Michigan State Spartans rated this week at No. 69 and the Western Michigan Broncos sitting at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Michigan State Spartans No. 57-ranked offense (35 PPG) against a Western Michigan Broncos defense that ranks No. 117 at 49 PPG. The Michigan State Spartans passing attack has averaged 250 yards per game, less than the Western Michigan Broncos give up through the air (289 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Western Michigan Broncos feature the league's No. 33-rated road run defense, allowing 232 yards per game. Michigan State, meanwhile, ranks No. 40 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Western Michigan got a 102-yard performance from LeVante Bellamy, but USC prevailed 49-31.

Michigan State cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 35-10 score against Bowling Green at Spartan Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Western Michigan is 12-4-1 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Western Michigan is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games
  • Western Michigan is 16-5-1 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • Western Michigan is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Michigan State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Michigan State is 5-9-1 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Michigan State is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Michigan State's last 15 games

Next Betting Matchups

Western Michigan home to Idaho, Saturday, September 16th
Michigan State home to Notre Dame, Saturday, September 23rd