|College Football Week 9: Michigan State vs. Nebraska Picks & Predictions|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 29 October 2011 08:00|
Michigan State vs. Nebraska Free Pick
(The Spread) – Big Ten foes clash in Lincoln this Saturday when No. 14 Nebraska host No. 11 Michigan State at 12:00PM ET.
Odds: Oddsmakers have installed Nebraska as 4-point home favorites over the visiting Spartans, while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 49.5 points. The Huskers are 4-0 at home this year while Michigan State is 1-1 on the road, with its one loss coming in South Bend against Notre Dame.
Line Movement: Nebraska opened as a 4-point home favorite at the Las Vegas Hilton and while the line climbed to 4.5 at one point earlier in the week, the spread is back down to 4. The over/under total is currently sitting at between 48.5 and 49.5 points at most books.
Public Betting: Of the 9,800-plus wagers on today’s game, 67% of college football public bettors currently favor Michigan State +4. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link provided to ensure that you’re viewing the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
College Football Free Pick: Take the Spartans. According to latest college football trends, Michigan State is 4-0 against the spread in its last four conference games and 4-0 ATS in its last four games overall. The Spartans are also 7-1 ATS in their last eight games in October and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games versus a team with a winning record. As long as MSU doesn’t suffer a hangover from its last-second victory over Wisconsin last Saturday, then the Spartans should win this defensive battle today.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 9 FREE PICK: MICHIGAN STATE +4