The Purdue Boilermakers will hit the road in Big Ten conference action as they face the Michigan St Spartans in an NCAA college football game scheduled for Saturday afternoon.
Kick off time from Michigan St is scheduled for 12PM Eastern Time with national televise coverage provided by Big Ten Network.
The betting odds from this college football game have the home side Michigan St Spartans favored by -26 ½ points with a total of 43 ½ points.
Purdue has lost four straight to fall to 1-5 on the season following a 44-7 home defeat last week to the Nebraska Cornhuskers as a +13 point betting odds underdog. The game total landed at under 58 points. The Boilermakers fell behind 21-0 at the half in defeat.
The team put up just 216 yards of offense with 32 running on 25 carries. QB Danny Etling hit on 14 of 35 passing for 184 yards with a touchdown and pick. Purdue failed to sustain drives going 3 of 14 on third down. The Boilermakers won the turnover battle by a +1 margin but had a -14 ½ minute time of possession. On defense they allowed 435 offensive yards to the Cornhuskers with 251 running for 4 ½ yards per attempt.
Michigan St has won two straight to improve to 5-1 on the 2013 campaign following a 42-28 home victory last week to the Indiana Hoosiers as a -10 point betting favorite. The total went over 54 points. The Spartans were able to hold a 21-14 first half lead.
The team gained 473 yards with 238 running for 5 yards per attempt. They controlled the football for 15 minutes longer than the Hoosiers. Connor Cook hit on 22 of 31 throws for 235 yards with two touchdowns and a pick. On the ground running back Jeremy Langford rushed for 109 yards on 23 carries and three touchdowns. Defensively Michigan St gave up 351 yards to Indiana with 92 running for 3 ½ yards a carry.