Ninja-like Michigan State is taking advantage of a 2017 season where they were overlooked early in the season. The 18th-ranked Spartans have beaten three Big Ten opponents in three straight and have huge opportunity to earn a fourth when facing Indiana this weekend. Kick-off is this Saturday, October 21st at 3:30 PM ET on ABC from Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans are 7-point favorites and the total is at 46.5 points.
Bet Indiana Hoosiers Vs Michigan State Spartans
What: Indiana Hoosiers (3-3) at No. 18 Michigan State Spartans (5-1)
When: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Start Time: 3:30 PM ET
Where: East Lansing, MI
Stadium: Spartan Stadium
Spread: Michigan State -7
Moneyline: Indiana +205 vs Michigan State -245
Game Total: 46
Stream: Watch ESPN
Listen: Indiana vs Michigan State
Why Bet The Indiana Hoosiers To Beat The Spartans
Indiana’s defense needs contain Michigan State’s offense to have a shot at winning this game. They have given solid performances during the season, but consistency will define the rest of the year. The Hoosiers have the fourth best pass defense in the Big Ten, allowing 180.8 yards a game. The Hoosiers are ranked seventh in total defense in the Big Ten.
Indiana’s offense is trying to find consistency. The QB duo of freshman Peyton Ramsey and senior Richard Lagow have shared time under center. Combined they have thrown 11 touchdowns and seven interceptions.
Why Bet The Michigan State Spartans To Beat The Hoosiers
Michigan State is red-hot thanks to an inspired run game. The Spartans are averaging 192.2 rushing yards per game during the season.
Last week, junior RB LJ Scott ran for 194 yards and two touchdowns against Minnesota. Junior tailback Madre London added 74 yards and a touchdown. The 245.0 rushing yard performance against the Golden Gophers will open up the offense for the whole team.
The Spartans are second in the Big Ten in total defense. One two opponents have scored more than 14 points.
If You Still Can’t Decide Who To Bet On:
- Hoosiers are 3-1-1 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
- Spartans are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games.
- Spartans are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games as a home favorite.
Indiana Vs. Michigan State Week 8 Betting Analysis:
Indiana broke a seven-game losing streak in the rivalry last year, reclaiming the trophy with a 24-21 win in overtime. The Hoosiers haven’t beaten Michigan State in consecutive years since the 1993 and 1994 seasons.
Bet Michigan State.