Indiana Hoosiers vs. Michigan State Spartans Betting Odds, Prop Bets, Picks – Week 11

The Indiana Hoosiers vs. Michigan State Spartans betting line had the Hoosiers as a -7 road favorite.

For 10th-ranked Indiana, the season has been about breaking down barriers and preconceived notions of its football program.

The Hoosiers (3-0 overall) will get another chance to show how far they have progressed when they visit Michigan State in a Big Ten rivalry game Saturday.

Indiana this week cracked the Top 10 of The Associated Press football poll for the first time since 1969. At 3-0 in league play, Indiana is off to its best start in the Big Ten since 1988.

Next on the Hoosiers’ long list of goals is gaining the Old Brass Spittoon, a trophy they haven’t won since 2016. Indiana came close last season, falling 40-31 at Michigan State in a game that came down to the final minutes.

Fourth-year Indiana coach Tom Allen called it “a trophy game for us here that we have placed a high value on … and have not been able to obtain that trophy since I have been the head coach here. And so, (we’re) just really excited about our opportunity to play a very tough, hard-nosed, hard-playing football team that we know is going to be playing their best football.”

Indiana has raced to a perfect start behind a defense that has forced eight takeaways, plus a balanced offense led by sophomore quarterback Michael Penix Jr. and running back Stevie Scott III. Penix passed for a career-high 342 yards and three touchdowns in Indiana’s 38-21 win over Michigan last week, while Scott rushed for a season-high 97 yards and two TDs.

“We have been having a great season so far, but the season is not over,” Penix said. “We still have games that we are looking forward to, like Michigan State this weekend. This is a great program, so we have to come with a positive mind set.”

Penix is 8-1 as a starting quarterback, with his loss coming at Michigan State last season.

“As the starting quarterback, when there is a big win, you are the one that is getting a lot of the recognition,” Penix said. “For me, the main role I have is showing the team that we cannot be complacent.”

Michigan State (1-2, 1-2 Big Ten) has won three straight against Indiana and 10 of their past 11 meetings. The Spartans are looking to bounce back from last week’s 49-7 loss at Iowa. Spartans starting quarterback Rocky Lombardi was intercepted three times in that game.

“We’ve got a lot of work to do at quarterback, at every position,” Michigan State coach Mel Tucker said.

In his first season at Michigan State, Tucker is still trying to build a cohesive team after losing 15 starters from last season. Junior receiver Jalen Nailor has provided a spark with 12 catches for 271 yards and a TD. But the Spartans have been unable to get their ground game going, averaging a league-worst 78.3 yards a game.

Tucker added a segment during Michigan State’s practice on Monday to address fundamentals.

“You cannot scheme your way out of a game if you don’t play with fundamentals and physical and mental toughness,” he said.

–Field Level Media

Prop Bets

Rot First Scoring Play Moneyline
1009 Indiana TD
1010 Indiana FG
1011 Indiana Any Other Score
1012 Michigan St TD
1013 Michigan St FG
1014 Michigan St Any Other Score
Rot A Team to Score 3 Unanswered Times Moneyline
1015 Yes
1016 No
Rot Team Scoring 1st Wins Game Moneyline
1017 Yes
1018 No
Rot Winning Margin Moneyline
1019 Indiana to win by 1-6 pts
1020 Indiana to win by 7-12 pts
1021 Indiana to win by 13-18 pts
1022 Indiana to win by 19-24 pts
1023 Indiana to win by 25-30 pts
1024 Indiana to win by 31-36 pts
1025 Indiana to win by 37-42 pts
1026 Indiana to win by 43 or more pts
1027 Michigan St to win by 1-6 pts
1028 Michigan St to win by 7-12 pts
1029 Michigan St to win by 13-18 pts
1030 Michigan St to win by 19-24 pts
1031 Michigan St to win by 25-30 pts
1032 Michigan St to win by 31-36 pts
1033 Michigan St to win by 37-42 pts
1034 Michigan St to win by 43 or more pts
Rot Double Result Moneyline
1035 Indiana/Indiana
1036 Indiana/Tie
1037 Indiana/Michigan St
1038 Tie/Indiana
1039 Tie/Tie
1040 Tie/Michigan St
1041 Michigan St/Indiana
1042 Michigan St/Tie
1043 Michigan St/Michigan St

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