Michigan State will be shooting for their seventh straight SU win when they host the Central Michigan Chippewas at Spartan Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
- Central Michigan is averaging a dreadful 84 rushing yards this season.
- Michigan State is 10-0 SU all-time against Central Michigan.
- Central Michigan is 5-0 ATS in their last five games on the road.
The Spartans continued their climb up the national rankings with a 35-21 win over the Air Force Falcons in Week 3, but failed to cover for a third straight week while pegged as 24-point favorites.
The Chippewas continue to struggle with the inconsistency that plagued them last season, going 1-4 SU in their past five, 3-2 ATS, and are 2-2 SU, but 4-0 ATS, in their past four road contests.
Overall, Central Michigan is 1-5 SU and 3-3 ATS in their last six against the Spartans, and are 1-7 SU, 3-5 ATS, in their last eight as double-digit underdogs.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The home Michigan State Spartans were -28.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at Bodog earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.
Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds – VSB
pick a 36-22 result in favor of the Spartans. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Central Michigan Chippewas vs Michigan State Spartans Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Michigan State will face the 1-2 Central Michigan Chippewas, who own a 2-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Michigan State Spartans are 1-1 so far this season while the Chippewas are 1-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Michigan State vs Central Michigan injuries news.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Michigan State Spartans rated this week at No. 4 and the Central Michigan Chippewas sitting at No. 27.
The game also pits Michigan State’s No. 46-ranked offense, averaging 34.33 PPG, against a Central Michigan defense that ranks No. 51 this week at 21.33 PPG. The Michigan State aerial game is averaging 231.67 yards per game, more than the Central Michigan Chippewas secondary allows through the air, 180.33 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Central Michigan Chippewas own the league’s No. 48-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 165 yards per game when on the road. Michigan State, on the other hand, rates No. 109 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last game, the Chippewas were Week 3 losers coming out on the wrong end of 30-27 score against Syracuse.
The Spartans grabbed a Week 3 victory over the Falcons in their last game, winning 35-21 at Spartan Stadium.
- Central Michigan is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Michigan’s last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Central Michigan’s last 23 games
- Central Michigan is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- Michigan State is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games
- Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan State’s last 5 games
- Michigan State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Central Michigan home to Northern Illinois, Saturday, October 3rd
Michigan State home to Purdue, Saturday, October 3rd