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    On Saturday at 12:00 PM ET, the Michigan State Spartans (2-6) will host the Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-3).

    The Spartans are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+3), versus the Cornhuskers (with an over/under of 34.5 points).

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    Game Info for Nebraska vs. Michigan State

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 4, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
    • Location: East Lansing, Michigan
    • Stadium: Spartan Stadium
    Nebraska vs Michigan State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Nebraska -3 -110 -110 34.5 -110 -110 -152 +127

    Nebraska Pick Insights

    • Nebraska has gone 4-4-0 ATS this season.
    • Nebraska is 1-2 against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
    • Three of Nebraska’s eight games with a set total have hit the over (37.5%).

    Nebraska Stats & Insights

    • Nebraska sports the 13th-best defense this season in terms of total yards (298.8 yards allowed per game), but ranks 21st-worst on offense (322.4 yards per game).
    • Nebraska has struggled on offense, ranking 19th-worst in the FBS (20.3 points per game) this season. The defense, however, ranks 21st-best, giving up only 18.6 points per game.
    • While Nebraska’s pass defense ranks 59th with 219.8 passing yards allowed per game,the offense has been less successful, ranking fourth-worst (132.3 passing yards per game).
    • On the defensive side of the ball, Nebraska has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking sixth-best by surrendering just 79 per game. The Cornhuskers rank 26th on offense (190.1 rushing yards per game).
    • Nebraska ranks 82nd in third-down efficiency (38%) on offense and 54th in third-down percentage allowed (36.7%) on defense this season.
    • With 10 forced turnovers (78th in the FBS) against 16 turnovers committed (118th in the FBS), Nebraska’s -6 turnover margin is the 16th-worst in college football.

    Nebraska’s Best Players

    • Heinrich Haarberg has thrown for 838 yards, completing 51.6% of his passes and tossing seven touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He’s also run for 446 yards (55.8 ypg) on 104 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
    • Anthony Grant has carried the ball 76 times for 320 yards (40 per game) and three touchdowns.
    • Billy Kemp IV has hauled in 21 catches for 216 yards (27 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone one time as a receiver.
    • Thomas Fidone II has put up a 176-yard season so far with four touchdowns, hauling in 16 passes on 29 targets.
    • Marcus Washington has racked up eight catches for 176 yards, an average of 22 yards per game.
    • Jimari Butler has five sacks to pace the team, and also has three TFL and 18 tackles.
    • Nebraska’s leading tackler, Isaac Gifford, has 45 tackles, three TFL, 0.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Tommi Hill has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has five tackles and four passes defended to his name.

    Michigan State Betting Insights

    • Michigan State is 4-4-0 against the spread this year.
    • Michigan State is 2-4 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this season.
    • Michigan State has hit the over in four of their eight games with a set total (50%).

    Michigan State Pick Insights

    • Michigan State’s offense has been bottom-25 in total offense this season, posting 322.9 total yards per game, which ranks 22nd-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 55th with 360.1 total yards surrendered per contest.
    • Michigan State ranks seventh-worst in points per game (18), but it has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 84th in the FBS with 27.8 points surrendered per contest.
    • Michigan State is accumulating 214.1 passing yards per game on offense this season (87th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 234 passing yards per contest (77th-ranked) on defense.
    • Michigan State ranks 19th-worst in rushing yards per game (108.8), but it has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 44th in the FBS with 126.1 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • Michigan State’s third-down defense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 17th-best in the FBS with a 31.4% third-down conversion percentage allowed. In terms of offense, it is compiling a 35.5% third-down rate, which ranks 98th.
    • Michigan State has a bottom-25 turnover margin this season, 10th-worst at -7.

    Michigan State’s Best Players

    • Noah Kim has put up 1,090 passing yards, or 136.3 per game, so far this season. He has completed 56.5% of his passes and has collected six touchdowns with six interceptions.
    • Nathan Carter has carried the ball 141 times for 609 yards, with four touchdowns.
    • Jalen Berger has collected 93 yards (on 25 attempts) with one touchdown.
    • Montorie Foster’s 342 receiving yards (42.8 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 29 catches on 51 targets with one touchdown.
    • Tre Mosley has caught 28 passes and compiled 288 receiving yards (36 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Jaron Glover has racked up 261 reciving yards (32.6 ypg) this season.
    • Aaron Brule paces the team with three sacks, and also has five TFL and 37 tackles.
    • Cal Haladay, Michigan State’s tackle leader, has 57 tackles, five TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Jaden Mangham has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 27 tackles and three passes defended to his name.

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