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Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12/12/2020 NCAAF Previews, Odds & Spread

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Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12-12-2020 NCAAF Previews Odds & Spread

Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12/12/2020 – On Saturday, Michigan State Spartans will look forward to taking on Penn State Nittany Lions from Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania. Michigan State Spartans are holding the fifth spot in the Big 10 East play. The Spartans were unable to make it past their opponents in their conference play. Penn State Nittany Lions are worse as they sit at the sixth position behind the Spartans. This could be an interesting game since both teams are almost the same as their performance. The college football public betting has been open for both teams and bettors get to place their best bet before the game.

Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12/12/2020

When: Saturday, December 12, 3:30 PM ET
Where: Beaver Stadium, University Park, Pennsylvania
TV: ESPN
Stream: Sofascore

Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions 12/12/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Spartans +13 (-107) 49.5 o (-107) +465
Nittany Lions -13 (-107) 49.5 u (-107) -630
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Michigan State Spartans

The Michigan State Spartans dropped four of their six conference games. The Spartans are behind the Michigan Wolverines and Maryland Terrapins. Michigan lost their last game against Ohio State Buckeyes with a terrible 52-12 final score. The Spartans have a bad defense that surrendered too much to opponents. Payton Throne touched 110 yards with a single interception and was sacked thrice. From the running back spot, Connor Heyward took the lead with 179 yards.

Players to watch: R. Lombardi QB (CMP 84 ATT 157 YDS 1090 CMP% 53.5 AVG 6.9 LNG 75 TD 8 INT 9 SACK 7 SYL -60 RTG 117.2), P. Thorne QB (CMP 26 ATT 46 YDS 257 CMP% 56.5 AVG 5.6 LNG 55 TD 0 INT 2 SACK 5 SYL -39 RTG 94.8), C. Heyward RB (ATT 60 YDS 190 AVG 3.2 LNG 14 TD 0), J. Simmons RB (ATT 42 YDS 147 AVG 3.5 LNG 28 TD 0), J. Nailor WR (REC 20 YDS 415 AVG 20.8 LNG 75 TD 2).       

Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State Nittany Lions dropped five of their seven conference games and are the same with their overall play. The Lions have struggled to make it past opponents and they are holding the same record as Rutgers Scarlet Knights. In their last game, they defeated the Knights with a final score of 23-7. QB Sean Clifford touched 1366 yards in total with a dozen TDs this season. Clifford was sacked 17 times but recorded nine interceptions.

Players to watch: S. Clifford QB (CMP 119 ATT 202 YDS 1366 CMP% 58.9 AVG 6.8 LNG 68 TD 12 INT 9 SACK 18 SYL -116 RTG 126.4 ATT 81 YDS 276 AVG 3.4 LNG 35 TD 2), W. Levis QB (CMP 27 ATT 47 YDS 325 CMP% 57.4 AVG 6.9 LNG 74 TD 0 INT 0 SACK 5 SYL -27 RTG 115.5), K. Lee RB (ATT 58 YDS 322 AVG 5.6 LNG 31 TD 3), J. Dotson WR (REC 38 YDS 587 AVG 15.4 LNG 68 TD 6).      

Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Numbers

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Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State is 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan State’s last 6 games.
Michigan State is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Michigan State is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against Penn State.
Spartans are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against Penn State.

Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Penn State’s last 5 games.
Penn State is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Penn State’s last 20 games against Michigan State.
Penn State is 0-8 ATS in their last 8 games at home.

Michigan State Spartans vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Picks

Despite Michigan holding a better spot the football lines are intact for Penn State to win this game and cover the spread with a score of 31-14.