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Western Kentucky at Michigan State Game Matchup
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Michigan State Spartans (#17)
Saturday, October 2nd 2021 (7:30 PM EDT)
Michigan State -10.5 (66.5)
Spartan Stadium - East Lansing, MI
 
Projected: Western Kentucky: 34 - Michigan State: 32
Projected: Western Kentucky - 2 (66)
S&P Line: Western Kentucky - 2.1

 
Western Kentucky's 2021 Schedule
Thu, 9/2  UT Martin at Western Kentucky (-24.0/58.5)   W 59 - 21
Sat, 9/11  Western Kentucky at Army (-6.0/52.0)   L 35 - 38
                  BYE WEEK
Sat, 9/25  Indiana at Western Kentucky (+9.5/62.5)   L 31 - 33
Sat, 10/2  Western Kentucky at Michigan State (-10.5/66.5)   L 31 - 48
Sat, 10/9  UT San Antonio at Western Kentucky (-3.5/71.0)   L 46 - 52
Sat, 10/16  Western Kentucky at Old Dominion (+13.5/66.5)   W 43 - 20
Sat, 10/23  Western Kentucky at Florida International (+16.5/78.0)   W 34 - 19
Sat, 10/30  Charlotte at Western Kentucky (-19.5/71.5)   W 45 - 13
Sat, 11/6  Middle Tennessee at Western Kentucky (-17.5/66.5)   W 48 - 21
Sat, 11/13  Western Kentucky at Rice (+19.0/61.0)   W 42 - 21
Sat, 11/20  Florida Atlantic at Western Kentucky (-11.5/64.0)   W 52 - 17
Sat, 11/27  Western Kentucky at Marshall (+1.0/75.5)   W 53 - 21
Fri, 12/3  Western Kentucky at UT San Antonio (+3.0/74.5)   L 41 - 49
Sat, 12/18  Western Kentucky at Appalachian State (-3.0/67.0)   W 59 - 38

Michigan State's 2021 Schedule
Fri, 9/3  Michigan State at Northwestern (-3.0/45.5)   W 38 - 21
Sat, 9/11  Youngstown State at Michigan State (-28.5/52.0)   W 42 - 14
Sat, 9/18  Michigan State at Miami (-7.0/57.5)   W 38 - 17
Sat, 9/25  Nebraska at Michigan State (-3.5/55.0)   W 23 - 20
Sat, 10/2  Western Kentucky at Michigan State (-10.5/66.5)   W 48 - 31
Sat, 10/9  Michigan State at Rutgers (+4.5/50.0)   W 31 - 13
Sat, 10/16  Michigan State at Indiana (+3.5/48.5)   W 20 - 15
                  BYE WEEK
Sat, 10/30  Michigan at Michigan State (+4.0/50.5)   W 37 - 33
Sat, 11/6  Michigan State at Purdue (+2.5/53.0)   L 29 - 40
Sat, 11/13  Maryland at Michigan State (-11.5/60.0)   W 40 - 21
Sat, 11/20  Michigan State at Ohio State (-19.5/70.5)   L 7 - 56
Sat, 11/27  Penn State at Michigan State (+3.5/51.5)   W 30 - 27
Thu, 12/30  Pittsburgh at Michigan State (-3.5/55.0)   W 31 - 21

Western Kentucky's 2021 Record

Record: 9 - 5
Record vs Spread: 10 - 4 - 0
Record on Road: 5 - 3
Record vs Spread on Road: 3 - 3 - 0
Record as Dog vs Spread: 6 - 2 - 0
Record as Road Dog vs Spread: 0 - 2 - 0








Michigan State's 2021 Record

Record: 11 - 2
Record vs Spread: 9 - 4 - 0
Record at home: 6 - 0
Record vs Spread at home: 4 - 2 - 0
Record as Fav vs Spread: 3 - 3 - 0
Record as Home Fav vs Spread: 2 - 2 - 0








Western Kentucky's S&P Ratings
Western Kentucky's 2021 Overall S&P Rating: 13.3
Western Kentucky's Offense S&P Rating: 40.5
Western Kentucky's Defense S&P Rating: 28.8
Western Kentucky's Special Teams S&P Rating:

Western Kentucky's 2020 Overall S&P Rating: -3.0
Western Kentucky's 2019 Overall S&P Rating: 1.7
Western Kentucky's 2018 Overall S&P Rating: -16.1

Conference USA's 2021 S&P Rating: -5.3

Matchup Stats
Western Kentucky: 13.3   Michigan State: 11.2
S&P Line: Western Kentucky -2.1 (--0.9 HFA)

When Western Kentucky has the ball
Western Kentucky: 40.5 vs Michigan State: 21.7

When Michigan State has the ball
Michigan State: 34.3 vs Western Kentucky: 28.8

Michigan State's S&P Ratings
Michigan State's 2021 Overall S&P Rating: 11.2
Michigan State's Offense S&P Rating: 34.3
Michigan State's Defense S&P Rating: 21.7
Michigan State's Special Teams S&P Rating:

Michigan State's 2020 Overall S&P Rating: 1.2
Michigan State's 2019 Overall S&P Rating: 7.2
Michigan State's 2018 Overall S&P Rating: 11.5

Big Ten's 2021 S&P Rating: 9.5


Western Kentucky
Western Kentucky's 2021 Talent Rating: 524.97
Western Kentucky's 2020 Talent Rating: 447.91
Western Kentucky's 2019 Talent Rating: 441.16
Western Kentucky's 2018 Talent Rating: 353.43

Average Conference USA Talent Rating is 467.34

Average Power Five Talent: 721.5
Average FBS Talent: 567.02


Michigan State
Michigan State's 2021 Talent Rating: 677.07
Michigan State's 2020 Talent Rating: 673.43
Michigan State's 2019 Talent Rating: 688.74
Michigan State's 2018 Talent Rating: 658.85

Average Big Ten Talent Rating is 713.36

Average Power Five Talent: 721.5
Average FBS Talent: 567.02


Western Kentucky Scoring
Offense: 44.2 PPG
Offense on Road: 39.9
Defense: 29.4 PPG
Defense on Road: 30.9
Matchup Scoring
WKU Projected Points: 34.8
MSU Projected Points: 30.6
Projected MSU: 33.8 - WKU: 32.1
Alt Projected WKU: 33.5 - MSU: 32.2
Michigan State Scoring
Offense: 31.8 PPG
Offense at Home: 36.7
Defense: 25.3 PPG
Defense at Home: 24.3