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Michigan State at Rutgers Game Matchup
(#11) Michigan State Spartans at Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Saturday, October 9th 2021 (12:00 PM EDT)
Michigan State -4.5 (50.0)
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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

Rutgers's 2021 Schedule
Sat, 9/4  Temple at Rutgers (-14.0/52.0)   W 61 - 14
Sat, 9/11  Rutgers at Syracuse (+2.5/50.5)   W 17 - 7
Sat, 9/18  Delaware at Rutgers (-20.0/45.0)   W 45 - 13
Sat, 9/25  Rutgers at Michigan (-20.0/50.0)   L 13 - 20
Sat, 10/2  Ohio State at Rutgers (+15.0/58.0)   L 13 - 52
Sat, 10/9  Michigan State at Rutgers (+4.5/50.0)   L 13 - 31
Sat, 10/16  Rutgers at Northwestern (+2.5/45.0)   L 7 - 21
                  BYE WEEK
Sat, 10/30  Rutgers at Illinois (+1.5/41.5)   W 20 - 14
Sat, 11/6  Wisconsin at Rutgers (+13.0/37.5)   L 3 - 52
Sat, 11/13  Rutgers at Indiana (-6.5/42.5)   W 38 - 3
Sat, 11/20  Rutgers at Penn State (-14.0/44.5)   L 0 - 28
Sat, 11/27  Maryland at Rutgers (-2.0/53.0)   L 16 - 40
Fri, 12/31  Wake Forest at Rutgers (+17.0/63.0)   L 10 - 38

Michigan State's 2021 Record

Record: 11 - 2
Record vs Spread: 9 - 4 - 0
Record on Road: 4 - 2
Record vs Spread on Road: 4 - 2 - 0
Record as Fav vs Spread: 3 - 3 - 0
Record as Road Fav vs Spread: 0 - 1 - 0








Rutgers's 2021 Record

Record: 5 - 8
Record vs Spread: 6 - 7 - 0
Record at home: 2 - 4
Record vs Spread at home: 3 - 4 - 0
Record as Dog vs Spread: 4 - 5 - 0
Record as Home Dog vs Spread: 0 - 3 - 0








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

Matchup Stats
Michigan State: 11.2   Rutgers: -3.0
S&P Line: Michigan State -14.2 (-11.2 HFA)

When Michigan State has the ball
Michigan State: 34.3 vs Rutgers: 23.7

When Rutgers has the ball
Rutgers: 20.8 vs Michigan State: 21.7

Rutgers's S&P Ratings
Rutgers's 2021 Overall S&P Rating: -3.0
Rutgers's Offense S&P Rating: 20.8
Rutgers's Defense S&P Rating: 23.7
Rutgers's Special Teams S&P Rating:

Rutgers's 2020 Overall S&P Rating: -9.2
Rutgers's 2019 Overall S&P Rating: -14.6
Rutgers's 2018 Overall S&P Rating: -12.3

Big Ten's 2021 S&P Rating: 9.5


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


Rutgers
Rutgers's 2021 Talent Rating: 573.14
Rutgers's 2020 Talent Rating: 588.56
Rutgers's 2019 Talent Rating: 588.56
Rutgers's 2018 Talent Rating: 555.24

Average Big Ten Talent Rating is 713.36

Average Power Five Talent: 721.5
Average FBS Talent: 567.02


Michigan State Scoring
Offense: 31.8 PPG
Offense on Road: 27.2
Defense: 25.3 PPG
Defense on Road: 27
Matchup Scoring
MSU Projected Points: 28.7
RUTG Projected Points: 22.5
Projected MSU: 30.5 - RUTG: 26.1
Alt Projected MSU: 29.6 - RUTG: 24.3
Rutgers Scoring
Offense: 19.7 PPG
Offense at Home: 25.2
Defense: 25.6 PPG
Defense at Home: 33.7