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    The Michigan State Spartans play on Friday at 7:00 PM ET versus the Western Michigan Broncos at Spartan Stadium.

    The Spartans are expected to win by at least two touchdowns (currently -21) against the Broncos. The over/under for this game is 54.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Michigan State vs. Western Michigan

    • Game Day: Friday, September 2, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN2
    • Location: East Lansing, Michigan
    • Stadium: Spartan Stadium
    Spartans vs Broncos Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Spartans -21 -112 -110 54.5 -111 -110 -2307 +1062

    Michigan State Betting Insights

    • Michigan State went 9-3-1 ATS last season.
    • Michigan State did not cover the spread last season (0-0-1 ATS) when playing as at least 21-point favorites.
    • Last season, the combined scoring went over the point total six times in Michigan State games.

    Michigan State Stats & Insights

    • Michigan State racked up 31.8 points per game last season, 3.6 more than Western Michigan allowed per matchup (28.2).
    • Michigan State was 7-1 against the spread and 8-1 overall last season when the team recorded over 28.2 points.
    • Last season Western Michigan had a 4-1 record against the spread and a 5-1 record overall in games when it held opponents to fewer than 31.8 points.
    • Michigan State averaged 429.5 yards per game last year, 98.7 more yards than the 330.8 Western Michigan gave up per matchup.
    • Michigan State was 7-1 against the spread and 8-1 overall when the team churned out over 330.8 yards last year.
    • In games Western Michigan held its opponents to fewer than 429.5 yards last year, it had a 4-5-1 record ATS and a 6-4 record overall.
    • Michigan State rushed for 175.8 yards per game last season, 31.3 more than the 144.5 Western Michigan allowed per contest.
    • Last year Michigan State had a 7-1 ATS record and an 8-1 overall record in games the team rushed for more than 144.5 yards.
    • When Western Michigan limited its opponents to less than 175.8 rushing yards last season, it was 4-3-1 against the spread and 6-2 overall.
    • Michigan State turned the ball over four more times (17 total) than Western Michigan forced a turnover (13) last season.

    Michigan State’s Best Players

    • Payton Thorne’s previous season stat line: 3,241 passing yards (249.3 per game), 235-for-390 (60.3%), 27 touchdowns and 10 picks. He also ran for 164 yards on 82 carries with four rushing TDs.
    • Last season, Kenneth Walker III rushed for 1,636 yards on 263 carries (125.8 yards per game) and scored 18 times.
    • Jordon Simmons churned out 278 yards on 70 carries (21.4 yards per game) last season.
    • Jayden Reed amassed 59 receptions for 1,026 yards and 10 touchdowns last season. He was targeted 103 times, and averaged 78.9 yards per game.
    • Jalen Nailor produced last year, catching 37 passes for 695 yards and six touchdowns. He averaged 53.5 receiving yards per game.
    • Tre Mosley’s stat line last season: 531 receiving yards, 35 catches, three touchdowns, on 51 targets.
    • Jacub Panasiuk’s hard work last season put together a stat line of 7.0 sacks, 6.0 TFL and 38 tackles.
    • Xavier Henderson was a wrecking ball on the field, collecting 90 tackles, 6.0 TFL, three sacks, and one interception last year.
    • Last season Cal Haladay had a huge stat line of two interceptions, 85 tackles, 2.0 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and three passes defended.

    Western Michigan Betting Insights

    • Western Michigan went 5-6-1 ATS last season.
    • Western Michigan games hit the over six out of 12 times last season.

    Western Michigan Stats & Insights

    • Last season Western Michigan scored 7.2 more points per game (32.5) than Michigan State surrendered (25.3).
    • Western Michigan was 4-2 against the spread and 5-1 overall last season when the team notched over 25.3 points.
    • When Michigan State surrendered less than 32.5 points last year, it had a 7-1 record against the spread and a 9-0 record overall.
    • Western Michigan collected 25.9 more yards per game (467.7) than Michigan State gave up per matchup (441.8) last season.
    • Western Michigan was 3-3 against the spread and 5-2 overall when the team piled up more than 441.8 yards last year.
    • Michigan State had a 7-1-1 record ATS and a 9-0 record overall when holding its opponents to less than 467.7 yards last year.
    • Western Michigan rushed for 214.1 yards per game last year, 97.5 more than the 116.6 Michigan State allowed per outing.
    • When Western Michigan rushed for more than 116.6 yards last year it compiled a 5-6 ATS record and a 7-5 overall record.
    • When Michigan State kept its opponents to fewer than 214.1 yards on the ground last year, it was 9-3-1 against the spread and 11-2 overall.
    • Western Michigan turned the ball over 16 times last season, four fewer times than Michigan State forced turnovers (20).

    Western Michigan’s Best Players

    • Kaleb Eleby threw for 3,277 yards and 23 touchdowns last season.
    • Sean Tyler averaged 88.5 rushing yards per game and collected nine rushing touchdowns.
    • La’Darius Jefferson rushed for 836 yards and 10 touchdowns last season.
    • Skyy Moore averaged 98.7 yards on 7.2 receptions per game and racked up 10 receiving touchdowns in 2021.
    • Corey Crooms grabbed six touchdowns and had 764 receiving yards (58.8 ypg) in 2021.
    • Jaylen Hall averaged 63.0 receiving yards per game on 6.3 targets per game a season ago.
    • Ali Fayad proved to be a menacing defender last year, recording 11.5 sacks, 12.0 TFL and 36 tackles.
    • Corvin Moment put together a great stat line last year, collecting 63 tackles, 13.0 TFL, and four sacks.
    • Last year Dorian Jackson intercepted two passes to go along with 22 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and seven passes defended.
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