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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans 11/09/2019 Game Analysis, Odds and Preview

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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans 11-09-2019 Game Analysis Odds and Preview

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans 11/09/2019 – A Big 10 conference will continue to take place this weekend as Illinois Fighting Illini takes on Michigan State Spartans for their week 11 of college football. Illinois managed to win five of their nine games with a 3-3 conference record. The Fighting Illini will hit the road this week to play Michigan State, which holds a 4-4 record on the season. The Spartans have won just two of their five conference games and are still below the .500 mark. Offshore betting sites have their picks out with a detailed analysis of this game.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans 11/09/2019

When: Saturday, November 09, 3:31 PM EST
Where: Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, Michigan
TV: FS1
Stream: CBS Sports App

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans 11/09/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Illini +13 (-110) 45.5 o (-105) +340
Spartans -13 (-110) 45.5 u (-115) -425
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Illinois Fighting Illini

When compared to the Spartans, the Fighting Illini has struggled to play well on the road. Illinois lost against Minnesota and Michigan with a huge difference. The Fighting Illini struggled with their defensive game while the offensive unit was restricted from scoring. At present, Illinois Fighting Illini is on a three-game winning streak including their last victory against Rutgers Scarlet Knights. However, what they need to fear is that the Spartans are good at their home field.

Players to watch: B. Peters QB (92 CMP 165 ATT 1117 YDS 55.8 CMP% 6.8 AVG 52 LNG 13 TD 4 INT), R. Corbin RB (109 ATT 577 YDS 5.3 AVG 66 LNG 5 TD), D. Brown RB (74 ATT 442 YDS 6 AVG 44 LNG 4 TD), J. Imatorbhebhe WR (25 REC 420 YDS 16.8 AVG 52 LNG 7 TD), R. Smalling WR (24 REC 225 YDS 9.4 AVG 26 LNG 1 TD).

Michigan State Spartans

This season has not been promising for Michigan as they struggled to meet the odds. The Spartans seem to have trouble with their rushing game. Overall, they need more improvement either from their offense or defense. Sportsbook sites are in favor of Michigan State in this game. The Spartans are desperately in need of a victory to reach the .500 mark. Apart from the upcoming games, this seems to be the best opportunity for Michigan to secure a victory.

Players to watch: B. Lewerke QB (147 CMP 262 ATT 1761 YDS 56.1 CMP% 6.7 AVG 49 LNG 11 TD 4 INT), E. Collins RB (115 ATT 545 YDS 4.7 AVG 58 LNG 3 TD), C. Heyward RB (24 ATT 79 YDS 3.3 AVG 14 LNG 0 TD), D. Stewart Jr. WR (47 REC 694 YDS 14.8 AVG 44 LNG 4 TD), C. White WR (30 REC 399 YDS 13.3 AVG 49 LNG 2 TD).

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Numbers

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Illinois Fighting Illini

Fighting Illini is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Illinois’ last 5 games.
Illinois is 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games against Michigan State.
Fighting Illini is 2-12 SU in their last 14 games against Michigan State.
Illinois is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.

Michigan State Spartans

Spartans are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Michigan State’s last 16 games.
Spartans are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan State’s last 5 games against Illinois.
Michigan State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Picks

Illinois might have a better record, but Michigan State has the home advantage. This will be the last chance for the Spartans to strike back. Hence, they will perform to their best. The predicted score is 24 against 21.