NCAAF

Western Michigan Broncos vs Michigan State Spartans

Western Michigan
Broncos
0 - 1
Michigan State
Spartans
1 - 0
September 09, 2017, 3:30 PM EDT
 | Spartan Stadium

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Western Michigan
Broncos
0 - 1
Michigan State
Spartans
1 - 0
September 09, 2017, 3:30 PM EDT
 | Spartan Stadium
  • 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.

    Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick

    The home Michigan State Spartans were -6.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at Sportsbook 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

Odds

Saturday, September 9 Sat Sep 9


Opening
Current

Spread
Moneyline
O/U
Opening
+6.5
+105
+238
o52.5
-110
-6.5
-125
-275
u52.5
-110
Spread
Moneyline
O/U
Current
+7
-110
+235
o51
-118
-7
-110
-280
u51
-102

Edge Finder

32.46
Total Score
31.85
253.62
Passing Yards
253.77
213.54
Rushing Yards
175.77
35:15
Time on Field
28:19
73.77
Number of Plays
67.62
6.33
Yards Per Play
6.35
32.46
Total Score
31.85
8.77
First Quarter
8.23
9.23
Second Quarter
9.54
7.38
Third Quarter
5.31
7.08
Fourth Quarter
8.54
253.62
Passing Yards
253.77
28.38
Pass Attempts
30.77
17.92
Pass Completions
18.69
2.15
Sacks
1.62
14.77
Sack Yards
11.62
14.15
Yards Per Pass
13.58
213.54
Rushing Yards
175.77
45.38
Rush Attempts
36.85
4.71
Yards Per Rush
4.77
0.46
Interceptions
0.77
1.23
Fumbles
0.85
0.77
Fumbles Lost
0.54
1.23
Total Turnovers
1.31
6.85
Penalties
6.92
58.92
Penalty Yards
65.15
35:15
Time on Field
28:19
73.77
Number of Plays
67.62
6.33
Yards Per Play
6.35
3.62
Punts
4.62
42.24
Punt Average
47.61
45.00
Return Yards
78.38

Head To Head

W.MICH
Stat Type MICHST
0-6
Record
6-0
3-3
ATS
3-3
3-2
O/U
3-2
16.00
Score
36.33
41.83
Rush Yds
190.00
47.67
Pass Attempts
32.67
51.75
Completion %
55.61
246.67
Passing Yds
237.83
282.5
Total Yds
426
3.17
Turnovers
1.17
W.MICH
Stat Type MICHST
0-3
Record
3-0
2-1
ATS
1-2
2-1
O/U
2-1
17.00
Score
33.67
38.00
Rush Yds
224.67
50.33
Pass Attempts
30.00
53.64
Completion %
50.00
265.33
Passing Yds
186.00
303.33
Total Yds
410.67
3.00
Turnovers
1.33
Sep 4/15 (1 of 6)
W.MICH
Stat Type MICHST
Home
Away
24
Score
37
+16
ATS
-16
55.5 o
O/U
55.5 u
18
Rush Yds
196
50
Pass Attempts
31
66.00
Completion %
48.39
365
Passing Yds
256
383
Total Yds
452
2
Turnovers
1
Aug 30/13 (2 of 6)
W.MICH
Stat Type MICHST
Away
Home
13
Score
26
+28
ATS
-28
44.5 o
O/U
44.5 u
11
Rush Yds
181
48
Pass Attempts
37
37.50
Completion %
45.95
193
Passing Yds
116
204
Total Yds
297
4
Turnovers
1
Sep 4/10 (3 of 6)
W.MICH
Stat Type MICHST
Away
Home
14
Score
38
+23
ATS
-23
50 o
O/U
50 u
85
Rush Yds
297
53
Pass Attempts
22
56.60
Completion %
59.09
238
Passing Yds
186
323
Total Yds
483
3
Turnovers
2
Nov 7/09 (4 of 6)
W.MICH
Stat Type MICHST
Away
Home
14
Score
49
+20
ATS
-20
55.5 o
O/U
55.5 u
94
Rush Yds
219
39
Pass Attempts
35
41.03
Completion %
80.00
117
Passing Yds
383
211
Total Yds
602
1
Turnovers
0
Aug 30/03 (5 of 6)
W.MICH
Stat Type MICHST
Away
Home
21
Score
26
+13.5
ATS
-13.5
54.5 o
O/U
54.5 u
14
Rush Yds
97
50
Pass Attempts
43
60.00
Completion %
48.84
330
Passing Yds
326
308
Total Yds
412
2
Turnovers
2
Sep 6/97 (6 of 6)
W.MICH
Stat Type MICHST
Away
Home
10
Score
42
+27
ATS
-27
O/U
29
Rush Yds
150
46
Pass Attempts
28
45.65
Completion %
53.57
237
Passing Yds
160
266
Total Yds
310
7
Turnovers
1

Team Records

W.MICH
Record MICHST
0-1
All
1-0
0-0
Home
1-0
0-1
Away
0-0
0-0
Neutral Site
0-0
1-0
ATS
1-0
0-0
ATS Home
1-0
1-0
ATS Away
0-0
0-0
ATS Neutral Site
0-0
1-0
O/U
0-1
0-0
O/U Home
0-1
1-0
O/U Away
0-0
0-0
O/U Neutral Site
0-0
W.MICH
Record MICHST
0-0
All
0-0
0-0
Home
0-0
0-0
Away
0-0
0-0
Neutral Site
0-0
0-0
ATS
0-0
0-0
ATS Home
0-0
0-0
ATS Away
0-0
0-0
ATS Neutral Site
0-0
0-0
O/U
0-0
0-0
O/U Home
0-0
0-0
O/U Away
0-0
0-0
O/U Neutral Site
0-0
W.MICH
Record MICHST
0-1
All
1-0
0-0
Home
1-0
0-1
Away
0-0
0-0
Neutral Site
0-0
1-0
ATS
1-0
0-0
ATS Home
1-0
1-0
ATS Away
0-0
0-0
ATS Neutral Site
0-0
1-0
O/U
0-1
0-0
O/U Home
0-1
1-0
O/U Away
0-0
0-0
O/U Neutral Site
0-0

Gametime Weather

Weather
3:00pm Partly Cloudy
18ºC / 64ºF
43% Humidity
0% Precipitation
53% Cloud Cover
Wind Impact Stadium Type Open
Field Image
Arrow Image 7
mph

Injuries

NamePositionInj Desc
No Reported Injuries
NamePositionInj Desc
No Reported Injuries

Last 10 Games

DateOppScoreSULineTotalATSOFF. RUSHOFF. PASSOFF. TOTALDEF. RUSHDEF. PASSDEF. TOTALTO
Sep 2, 2017USC31-49L+28/59.5-W/O26394357232289521-1
Jan 2, 2017WISCSN16-24L+8/53.5-P/U1231572801841783621
Dec 2, 2016OHIO29-23W-16.5/57.5-L/U11429040437214251-1
Nov 25, 2016TOLEDO55-35W-7/72-W/O249196445227229456-3
Nov 19, 2016BUFF38-0W-34/55.5-W/U1814456261281402680
Nov 8, 2016KENT37-21W-21/55-L/O32983412220732930
Nov 1, 2016BALLST52-20W-17.5/64-W/O186367553298199497-3
Oct 22, 2016E.MICH45-31W-25/60.5-L/O1633985611423194610
Oct 15, 2016AKRON41-0W-14/67-W/U378207585130153283-1
Oct 8, 2016NIU45-30W-17/68-L/O246327573251233484-2
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DateOppScoreSULineTotalATSOFF. RUSHOFF. PASSOFF. TOTALDEF. RUSHDEF. PASSDEF. TOTALTO
Sep 2, 2017BGREEN35-10W-17/56-W/U215250465671452122
Nov 26, 2016PENNST12-45L+11/53.5-L/O109234343773864631
Nov 19, 2016OHIOST16-17L+20/50-W/U207127334224863101
Nov 12, 2016RUTGER49-0W-14.5/54.5-W/U27716344010940149-2
Nov 5, 2016ILLINO27-31L-9/47-L/O1753154901641403041
Oct 29, 2016MICH23-32L+24.5/51-W/O2171844011922444360
Oct 22, 2016MARYL17-28L-3/49-L/U2701564262472004471
Oct 15, 2016NWESTN40-54L-6.5/41.5-L/O514244752092814901
Oct 8, 2016BYU14-31L-3.5/48-L/U851212062601383981
Oct 1, 2016INDIAN21-24L-5/53-L/U1752634381562814370
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