The Michigan State Spartans are 0-6 against the spread this season despite a 6-0 straight up record. The Spartans will be an underdog for the first time this year on Saturday when they visit the Michigan Wolverines.
Michigan State is a 6.5-point underdog on the road for this Saturday according to online sportsbook BetOnline. Since losing their first game of the season to the Utah Utes, the Michigan Wolverines are 5-0 SU and 4-1 against the spread with three consecutive shutout victories.
With both Michigan State and Ohio State coming to the Big House this season, Michigan is starting to look like a darkhorse playoff contender.
USC listed as underdog at Notre Dame
For the second time in their last three games, the USC Trojans suffered a loss as a big favorite at home, dropping Saturday’s game to Washington 17-12. The Trojans bounced back from their 41-31 loss to Stanford with a dominant road performance in a 42-14 win over Arizona State.
USC, without head coach Steve Sarkisian, will try to bounce back on the road again this week as a 4.5-point underdog against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Notre Dame is 4-0 SU and ATS at home this season.
SURPRISING GATORS AN UNDERDOG AT LSU
The LSU Tigers are off to a 5-0 SU start to the season, and they’ll get their toughest test since Week 1 this Saturday when they host the Florida Gators. The Gators have been one of the most surprising teams of the season thus far with a 6-0 SU and 5-1 ATS record including an impressive 38-10 win as a 7-point home underdog against Ole Miss.
The Gators are a 6-point road underdog at 5Dimes on Saturday at LSU.
The Alabama Crimson Tide have covered the spread only twice this season, but they’ll take a 5-1 SU record into their road matchup against the Texas A&M Aggies this Saturday.
Texas A&M is 5-0 SU and 4-1 ATS so far this season and will be playing its fifth home game in six games this Saturday. The Aggies are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games at home and are going off as a 4.5-point underdog against Alabama this Saturday afternoon.