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MATCHUP
Michigan State (2-1) at Northwestern (1-1)
Stats: Overall | Conference | Home/Away | Last 3 | Grass/Turf | Last 3 Home/Away
Records: ATS | Over/Under
Teams: Michigan State Spartans | Northwestern Wildcats
Summary
12:00 PM ET W‑L ATS H A AF AA O/U
Michigan State 2-1 1-2-0 2-1 0-0 28.7 11.3 1-2-0
Northwestern 1-1 0-2-0 1-0 0-1 18.5 15.5 0-2-0
Live Odds | All Odds
Home O/U
Opening line 6.5 105 37.5 -110
Bet365 7.5 -116 35 -111
Covers.com 7.5 -114 35 -111
FanDuel 8.5 -115 35.5 -110
Best home line Recent line moves
Quickchart Matchup
Michigan State Michigan State Off vs  Northwestern Northwestern Def
Michigan State 429.7 yards
Northwestern 347.5 yards
Michigan State 4.3 yards/rush
Northwestern 4.6 yards/rush
Michigan State 7.4 yards/attempt
Northwestern 5.9 yards/attempt
Northwestern Northwestern Off vs  Michigan State Michigan State Def
Northwestern 325.5 yards
Michigan State 216 yards
Northwestern 4.4 yards/rush
Michigan State 0.9 yards/rush
Northwestern 5.4 yards/attempt
Michigan State 6.1 yards/attempt
Quarterbacks
Michigan State Yds Comp % Y/A TD/Int
Brian Lewerke 797 63.55 7.4 4/1
Rocky Lombardi 3 100.00 3.0 0/0
Northwestern Yds Comp % Y/A TD/Int
Hunter Johnson 220 42.86 5.2 1/3
TJ Green 62 60.00 6.2 0/0
Overall Stats | In Depth
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
MSU
NW
28.7
18.5
429.7
325.5
272.3
141.0
157.3
184.5
4.3
4.4
7.4
5.4
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
MSU
NW
11.3
15.5
216.0
347.5
192.7
176.5
23.3
171.0
0.9
4.6
6.1
5.9
ATS Records | In Depth
  W‑L ATS H A Grass Turf
MSU
NW
2‑1
1‑1
1‑2‑0
0‑2‑0
1‑2‑0
0‑1‑0
0‑0‑0
0‑1‑0
1‑2‑0
0‑2‑0
0‑0‑0
0‑0‑0
Home/Away Stats | In Depth | Last 3 H/A
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
MSU
NW
0.0
30.0
0.0
441.0
0.0
165.0
0.0
276.0
0.0
5.5
0.0
6.6
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
MSU
NW
0.0
14.0
0.0
330.0
0.0
120.0
0.0
210.0
0.0
5.8
0.0
4.6
Last 3 Stats | In Depth
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
MSU
NW
28.7
18.5
429.7
325.5
272.3
141.0
157.3
184.5
4.3
4.4
7.4
5.4
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
MSU
NW
11.3
15.5
216.0
347.5
192.7
176.5
23.3
171.0
0.9
4.6
6.1
5.9
Injuries
Michigan State
Player   Status/Updated Notes
AJ Arcuri T day-to-day - Foot - 9/21/19 Arcuri sat out the previous game due to a foot injury, and it is unknown if he will suit up against Indiana on Sept. 28.
Kevin Jarvis G Early Nov - Knee - 9/17/19 Jarvis is likely to miss six to seven weeks due to a right knee injury.
Jalen Nailor WR Out indefinitely - Foot - 9/19/19 Naillor is sidelined due to a broken foot, and there is no definitive timetable for return.
Ryan Armour LS out for season - Leg - 9/4/19 Armour sustained a season-ending left leg injury.
Cole Chewins T Out indefinitely - Back - 9/11/19 Chewins will miss an unknown length of time with a back injury.
Zach Slade DE out for season - Leg - 8/26/19 Slade is expected to miss the entire 2019 season due to leg surgery.
Tre'von Morgan WR Mid Oct - Knee - 8/12/19 Morgan has suffered a knee injury and is expected to miss eight to 10 weeks of action.
Northwestern
Player   Status/Updated Notes
John Moten IV RB day-to-day - Undisclosed - 9/21/19 Moten IV missed the last game due to an unspecified injury, leaving his status in question for Sept. 28 against Wisconsin.
Trae Williams DB day-to-day - Undisclosed - 9/21/19 Williams sat out the previous game with an unspecified injury, and it is unknown if he will be available for Sept. 28 against Wisconsin.
Jesse Brown RB day-to-day - Lower Body - 9/21/19 Brown missed the previous game with a lower-body injury, and it is unclear if he will line up versus Wisconsin on Sept. 28.
TJ Green QB out for season - Foot - 9/5/19 Green will miss the remainder of the 2019 season as he recovers from foot surgery.
Recent Meetings
Yard Margins
Date Away Home H Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
10/6/18 NW 29 MSU 19 -10.5/43 L/O -44 -88 44
10/28/17 MSU 31 NW 39 1.5/41.5 W/O -110 -33 -77
10/15/16 NW 54 MSU 40 -6.5/41 L/O 15 158 -143
11/23/13 MSU 30 NW 6 6.5/41 L/U -145 -91 -54
11/17/12 NW 23 MSU 20 -7.5/47.5 L/U -116 -65 -51
11/26/11 MSU 31 NW 17 5.5/53 L/U -10 -49 39
10/23/10 MSU 35 NW 27 5/51.5 L/O -72 65 -137
10/17/09 NW 14 MSU 24 -14/48 L/U -5 -15 10
10/11/08 MSU 37 NW 20 1/47.5 L/O 162 48 114
10/6/07 NW 48 MSU 41 -15.5/54 L/O 130 -196 326
Michigan State Last 10
  Yard Margins
Date vs Score Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
9/14/19 ASU L 7-10 -15.5/42 L/U 188 37 151
9/7/19 WMU W 51-17 -14.5/46.5 W/O 230 184 46
8/30/19 TLSA W 28-7 -22/47.5 L/U 223 181 42
12/31/18 @ ORE L 6-7 -0/45.5 L/U 128 122 6
11/24/18 RUTG W 14-10 -24.5/37 L/U 93 29 64
11/17/18 @ NEB L 6-9 1.5/48.5 L/U 41 40 1
11/10/18 OSU L 6-26 3.5/49 L/U -73 -66 -7
11/3/18 @ MD W 24-3 -3/43 W/U 256 243 13
10/27/18 PUR W 23-13 2.5/49.5 W/U 87 46 41
10/20/18 MICH L 7-21 7.5/38.5 L/U -301 -168 -133
Northwestern Last 10
  Yard Margins
Date vs Score Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
9/14/19 UNLV W 30-14 -18.5/52 L/U 111 66 45
8/31/19 @ STAN L 7-17 6.5/46.5 L/U -155 -39 -116
12/31/18 @ UTAH W 31-20 6.5/42.5 W/O -71 -10 -61
12/1/18 @ OSU L 24-45 16.5/62.5 L/O -189 43 -232
11/24/18 ILL W 24-16 -16/57 L/U -64 107 -171
11/17/18 @ MINN W 24-14 3/48.5 W/U 19 -14 33
11/10/18 @ IOWA W 14-10 10/46.5 W/U -27 120 -147
11/3/18 ND L 21-31 10/49.5 P/O -215 -13 -202
10/27/18 WIS W 31-17 3.5/50.5 W/U 26 17 9
10/20/18 @ RUTG W 18-15 -20/48.5 L/U 90 21 69
Abbreviations Legend