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Michigan State vs. Nebraska Odds

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LINCOLN, NE (The Spread) – No. 9 Michigan State looks to get another big win when it heads to No. 13 Nebraska on Saturday at Noon ET on ESPN in the ninth week of the College Football season.

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Both teams come into this game at 6-1 on the season. MSU is 5-2 against the spread and has hit the under in 5-of-7 games while Nebraska is 2-5 against the spread and has hit the over in 4-of-7 games. Nebraska has won and covered all three meetings in this series.

Trends show that the Spartans are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 conference games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against teams with winning records. Nebraska is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games.

Oddsmakers have made Nebraska a home favorite in this game, giving the Cornhuskers odds of -4 points against Michigan State on Saturday. The over/under odds have yet to be set for this contest. (View Matchup)

Michigan State is coming off a 37-31 win over Wisconsin last week to hand the Badgers their first loss of the season. The Spartans won on the final play of the game as Kirk Cousins threw a hail mary that was caught by Keith Nichol after it had been tipped in the end zone. Cousins finished with 290 passing yards with three touchdowns. For the game, MSU had 399 total yards and allowed 443 yards to Wisconsin. However, the Spartans forced two turnovers and blocked two kicks in the game, including a punt that was returned for a touchdown.

Nebraska is coming off a 41-14 win over Minnesota, but the lone loss the Cornhuskers have this season was against Wisconsin, by a score of 48-17. On the year, the Cornhuskers are scoring 37.6 points per game while allowing 25.3 points per contest. The team has been led by one of the top running attacks in the country. The Huskers are averaging 261 rushing yards per game, which ranks seventh nationally. Taylor Martinez has rushed for 636 yards and nine touchdowns while passing for 1,176 yards and sevens cores.

In terms of Injuries, Michigan State center Blake Treadwell is questionable with a knee injury while defensive end Tyler Hoover is questionable with a back injury. Nebraska defensive tackle Jared Crick is out for the season with a pectoral injury.

Currently over 5,400 Public Bets have been placed on this game and Michigan State is getting 75% of the wagers with odds of +4 points at Nebraska on Saturday.

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