Michigan State Spartans @ Northwestern Wildcats (NW +9.5, O/U 38.5)
Where Northwestern will host Michigan State the first Big 10 matchup of the year for both schools occurs north of Chicago that Saturday in Evanston. The Spartans are coming off a tough 10-7 loss although Northwestern is coming off a win in Week 3 months to even their season’s record at 1-1.
Michigan State is still a present 9.5-point favourite entering Ryan Field, despite Northwestern having won the past three meetings between those apps. The Linebacker’s model projects the Spartans will win 23.3 – 18.7, giving the edge to the Wildcats as it comes to the spread. Our model suggests a $97 wager on Northwestern +9.5 for a $100 average bettor.
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This game now features an OVER/UNDER of 38.5. The Linebacker’s projected score totals 42.0 points (23.3 – 18.7), providing us an edge on the over in this . We recommend a 75 bet on OVER 39.5 for an $100 average bettor.