The Michigan St Spartans will travel in Big Ten conference play when they face the Illinois Fighting Illini in an NCAA college football game set for Saturday afternoon.
Kick off time from Illinois is scheduled for 3:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ABC.
The point spread from this college football game have the road team Michigan St Spartans favored by -11 ½ points with the total released in a few days.
The Spartans have won three straight to go to 6-1 on the year following a 14-0 home victory last week to the Purdue Boilermakers as a -28 point betting favorite. The game landed at under 44 ½ points. Just one touchdown came from the Spartans offense.
The team gained 294 yards of offense with 182 running for 4 ½ yards a carry. Connor Cook hit on 13 of 25 passes for 107 yards. Running back Jeremy Langford rushed it 24 times for 131 yards. Michigan St had a +2 turnover margin. On defense the club gave up 226 yards to the Boilermakers with 66 running for under two yards per attempt.
Illinois has lost two straight to drop to 3-3 on the 2013 campaign following a 56-32 home defeat to the Wisconsin Badgers as a +14 ½ point betting odds underdog. The game total landed at over 55 points. The Fighting Illini could not overcome a 21-0 first quarter deficit.
The team posted 391 yards with72 rushing on 2 ½ yards per carry. Nathan Scheelhaase hit on 20 of 27 passes for 249 yards. They had two turnovers and took none away from the Badgers. Illinois allowed 478 yards to the Badgers offense with 289 rushing for nearly 6 ½ yards a carry.