The Spartans have one of the nation’s top defenses, allowing 15.4 ppg and 266.7 total ypg. They are tremendous against the run, permitting opposing ball carriers to average a lowly 2.9 yards per attempt. The pass defense has garnered more INTs than TD passes allowed, and 38 sacks have been notched. MSU hasn’t played in the Rose Bowl since 1988. Check out NFL Picks for tomorrow NFL Picks week 13.
Michigan State has won four straight games, including a 31-17 victory over Northwestern last Saturday. They’re averaging 38.5 points and 423.8 yards of total offense during the winning streak. Cousins has thrown 10 touchdowns and one interception over the last four wins. His 62 career touchdown passes are a school record. More NFL Picks and Free Picks.
MSU has won three of the last four meetings, though all three wins came at home. Don't forget to check out service plays.